The University of Calicut conferred honorary D.Lit (Doctorate of Literature) degree to actor Mohanlal and former sprint queen PT Usha at the campus,today. While conferring the title,Kerala governor Justice P. Sathasivam said when unique role models are being found and honored,the academic community gets more enlightened and it is the role of universities to do so.
Both became inspiring figures to the young generation,by showing their meaningful lives.-the governor added.
“These two personalities showcased their extra ordinary talent through their dedication and hard work.They didn’t have any family ancestry to inherit the talents.They are getting that much love and respect from the community.”-said Minister for Education Prof.C.Raveendranath.
Mohanlal said the success moments in his life was equally creditable to the creators of the characters and those who worked behind those movies.
PT Usha said it was a most memorable day in her life.
Vice Chancellor Dr.K.Muhammad Basheer said it was a proud moment for the university to award D.Lit to these personlities.