Hema Malini conferred Doctorate by Sanskriti University

Hema Malini has been awarded the Honorary Doctorate by Mathura’s Sanskriti University. Photo: Praveen Tiwari

Sanskriti University, a prestigious institution of higher education in Mathura (Uttar Pradesh) conferred an honorary Doctorate upon Member of Parliament, actress and classical dancer Hema Malini during its grand 4th convocation ceremony held on July 22.

The institution recognized and honored Hema’s exceptional contributions to the realms of arts, culture and public service. The honorary degree was bestowed upon her in recognition of her exemplary accomplishments and invaluable contributions that have left an indelible mark on Indian society.

Beyond her illustrious acting career and long tenure as Hindi cinema’s topmost actress, Hema has also earned international acclaim as a prolific Bharatanatyam dancer, elevating the traditional dance form to new heights of artistic brilliance and worldwide popularity. Her unwavering dedication to preserving and promoting Indian classical dance and culture has garnered her admiration and respect both on the national and international stage.

As a Member of Parliament, she has demonstrated unwavering commitment and empathy towards her constituency and has actively worked towards the development and welfare of her people and the nation as a whole.

Dr. Sachin Gupta, chancellor of Sanskriti University, highlighted the extraordinary journey of the actress-politician from her humble beginnings to becoming a cultural icon and a revered public figure. Dr. Gupta emphasized that she has not only achieved excellence in her artistic endeavors but has also served as an inspiration to generations with her grace, elegance and unwavering commitment to social causes.

In her acceptance speech, Dr. Hema Malini expressed her profound gratitude to Sanskriti University for bestowing this esteemed honor on her. She conveyed her heartfelt appreciation for the university’s commitment to promoting arts, culture and education. She encouraged the young graduates to pursue their passions with unwavering dedication and perseverance while making meaningful contributions to society.

The convocation ceremony witnessed a gathering of dignitaries, faculty members and enthusiastic students.




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