Big B to be honoured again with a Doctorate

Last Updated: Oct 16, 2011, 15:50 PM IST

Zeenews Bureau

New Delhi: The God of Indian cinema Amitabh Bachchan is to be conferred with a honourary degree from a University of repute in Brisbane, Australia. The Queensland University of Technology will felicitate India’s living legend Big B come October 20th.

Fans of the megastar can rejoice for Big B recently tweeted – “Queensland University of Technology (QUT) honors me with a Doctorate on the 20th of October in Brisbane .. deep gratitude !!”

Meanwhile, he just finished his shoot for `The Great Gatsby`, tweeting – “Long meticulous rehearsals with Leonardo di Caprio, Tobey Maguire and Joel Egerton, for a small scene.. incredible detailing !!

Big B will soon be over to Brisbane for the Honorary Doctorate from the Queensland University.

This is the third time an honorary degree has been conferred on Amitabh by a foreign university. The De Montfort University in Leicester had honoured Amitabh with an honorary Doctor of Arts degree on July 19, 2006 in recognition of his distinguished career in films. Next in June 2007, Big B received a doctorate from the Leeds Metropolitan University.