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Shah Rukh Khan enthralls the University of Edinburgh with his ‘Lungi Dance’

Shah Rukh Khan, who received the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa from the University of Edinburgh, later took on the stage and enthralled the audience with his famous 'Lungi Dance'.

Shah Rukh Khan, Shah Rukh Khan receives doctorate, University of Edinburgh, bollywood

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who received the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa from the University of Edinburgh, later took on the stage and enthralled the audience with his famous 'Lungi Dance'. The actor, who had ended his speech on 'life lessons' with a shoutout to the "bored professors" to join him in the dance, grooved to the chartbuster with gay abandon, along with the traditional dance group that had earlier performed there.

Shah Rukh Khan, Shah Rukh Khan receives doctorate, University of Edinburgh, bollywood

Shah Rukh Khan received the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa from the University Chancellor HRH The Princess Royal in Edinburgh, on Thursday (October 15). The actor, who is currently busy shooting for Rohit Shetty's 'Dilwale', was presented with the degree in recognition of his outstanding record of philanthropy, altruism and humanitarianism and his global reach as an actor.

Shah Rukh Khan, Shah Rukh Khan receives doctorate, University of Edinburgh, bollywood

After receiving his honorary degree, Shah Rukh Khan gave a public lecture, which was attended by many of the University’s 400 South Asian students, along with South Asian community groups. The actor said, "I’m going to try to sound intelligent and insightful especially for you today. One of the subjects on the list of five I was sent for my speech today was: “Life Lessons” so for what its worth: here goes. Let me start at the very beginning. Whatever I have learnt of life has been at the movies. Actually the first few films that I did in my career and their titles very nearly have formulated all that I believe one should pass on as Life lessons to students of a prestigious institutions like yours."

Shah Rukh Khan, Shah Rukh Khan receives doctorate, University of Edinburgh, bollywood

Shah Rukh Khan had some words of advice to the students of Edinburgh University, "Being brave means being shit scared all the way to the party but getting there and doing the Funky Chicken in front of all your teenage kid’s friends anyway. Let me just add on behalf of all the fathers of the world who have embarrassed their children by doing this…it takes a lot of bravery resolve and grit to do this. So do it. Don’t let your fears become boxes that enclose you. Open them out, feel them and turn them into the greatest courage you are capable of. I promise you, nothing will go wrong. But if you live by your fears, everything that can possibly go wrong will go wrong and you won't even have done the Funky Chicken."

Shah Rukh Khan, Shah Rukh Khan receives doctorate, University of Edinburgh, bollywood

Shah Rukh Khan went on to say, "If you aren’t charged up about doing something, if you don’t have what in Hindi we call the “Josh”, the fire in your belly for it, then don’t do it. It’s a waste of your time and more importantly, of those who pin their hopes on your endeavours too. Redefine yourself if you have to but do it on your own terms and just get on with it."

Shah Rukh Khan, Shah Rukh Khan receives doctorate, University of Edinburgh, bollywood

Shah Rukh Khan tweeted his gratitude: Her Royal Highness & Prof. Jeffery & Smith & all ur colleagues thank u for the Degree of Doctor Honoris Causa.

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