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BigB Tweets Joy Over Bagging Fourth Doctorate

Amitabh Bachchan who wrapped up filming Baz Luhrmann's,The Great Gatsby was today in Brisbane Australia to receive his fourth Doctorate from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT).

Bachchan was awarded with an honorary Australian doctorate by the University for his outstanding contribution to global cinema over the decades. Moreover, the Premier of Queensland came wearing a sari, to the event.

An overwhelmed Bachchan tweeted, "Brisbane a quiet, pretty, systematic compact city, with its own beauty..a Doctorate from QUT, honor by the Premier over reception !The Premier of Queensland comes in a sari for her reception for me .. gracious and kind words of adulation spoken .. so humbled !!"

Bachchan is the second Indian to receive this honour after Infosys honcho, Narayan Murthy.

Big B further wrote, "Doctorate at QUT, traditional full of decorum and dignity. Privileged to be only second Indian after Infosys Murthy to receive it..!!"

Incidentally, this is Bachchan's fourth doctorate. He has already received the coveted title in the past from the Jhansi University (2004), Delhi University (2006) and De Montfort University in Leicester, UK (2006).

 
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