Adil Hussain

Internationally acclaimed actor Adil Hussain has added yet another feather to his cap. The 57-year-old actor will be awarded Honourary Ph. D. (Honouris Causa) degree by the Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University (KKHSOU).

The KKHSOU will confer the award on Hussain at the 4th Convocation of the university on March 21.

Sharing a tweet from the university Hussain said in a tweet, Deeply Humbled by this recognition by my own State University! This would have made my father very happy as well. Thank you @KKHSOU1.”

Hussain was recently seen in Prakash Jha’s drama feature Pareeksha, which released on ZEE5.

He bagged the Best Actor award at the Indo German Film Week in Berlin, for two of his performances – Pareeksha and Nirvana Inn.

Adil, who has worked in several critically acclaimed films, received National Film Awards (Special Jury) at the 2017 National Film Awards for Hotel Salvation and Maj Rati Keteki.


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