MUMBAI: The Yale University has selected Shah Rukh Khan to receive this year’s The Chubb Fellowship known to be among the University‘s highest honours. He will receive the award on 12 April.
The Chubb Fellowship is devoted to encouraging and aiding Yale students interested in the operations of government and in public service.
The Chubb Fellowship observed that through his films and his philanthropy, SRK has been among his generation‘s most important examples of the power of art to promote higher human ideals and aspirations.
Each year three or four distinguished men and women are appointed as visiting Chubb Fellows who spend their time at Yale in close, informal contact with students and deliver a public lecture.
Khan joins the likes of former Presidents George Bush, Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter when he delivers a lecture at Yale University as a Chubb Fellow on 12 April.