Kamal Hassan conferred the honorary doctorate for his contribution to cinema
Kamal Hassan, actor-turned-politician was given associate doctor’s degree for his contribution to cinema by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
The Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder was conferred the honorary doctorate by the Centurion University of Technology and Management on Tuesday. Speaking with reporters after the event, Haasan thanked Patnaik for having presented him with the degree and said Odisha was a model state from that his party and Tamil Nadu could learn a lot of things.
Kamal Hassan told the reporters that “I am very honored to get an honorary degree which is being given for the first time from the university. I think Odisha is a model state from which we are trying to learn many things in order to develop Tamil Nadu. I thank Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for taking out his time to honor me and my relatively new Makkal Needhi Maiam party”.
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