WATCH: Ram Charan receives honorary doctorate at Vels University; wife Upasana cannot contain her excitement

Ram Charan received his honorary doctorate in Chennai today from Vels University for his contributions to cinema. Check it out!

Updated on Apr 13, 2024  |  06:58 PM IST |  57.9K
Ram Charan receives honorary doctorate for his contributions to cinema
Ram Charan receives honorary doctorate for his contributions to cinema (PC: Upasana Konidela, Instagram/X)

As many people already know, Ram Charan is being bestowed an honorary doctorate at Vels University of Chennai today. The actor added this newest achievement to his accolades for contributions to the world of cinema.

The actor who became a global sensation after his performance in the SS Rajamouli film RRR is still making high waves in his career. Accompanying him on stage were the previous recipients of the doctorate: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Director Shankar.

Watch Ram Charan being bestowed with an honorary doctorate

Upasana Konidela was also not able to contain her excitement and took it to her official Instagram handle, where she shared the special moments from Ram Charan’s newest achievement with the caption, “Excited Wife.”

For those unaware, Ram Charan is currently in Chennai to receive an honorary doctorate from Vels University. The actor is not only being honored for his contribution to the field of art but is also the chief guest at the graduation ceremony happening today. Along with Ram Charan, Dr. P Veeramuthuvel of ISRO, Dr. GSK Velu, and Achanta Sharath Kamal are also receiving their honorary awards today.


Ram Charan’s work front

On the professional front, Ram Charan is all set to arrive in theaters with his next film, Game Changer. The film directed by Shankar is written by filmmaker Karthik Subbaraj, with actors like Kiara Advani, SJ Suryah, Anjali, Jayaram, Srikanth, and many more joining the cast.


The film is expected to be a story revolving around an IAS officer who sets out to reform the political system in society from corruption. Though an official release date of the film has yet to come out. The makers have dropped the first single from the film, which is composed by S Thaman, with Daler Mehandi and Sunidhi Chauhan crooning the Telugu version.

Furthermore, the actor has already signed for his next film, tentatively called RC16, which is directed by Buchi Babu Sana. The film is said to be a village-based sports drama that features Janhvi Kapoor as the female lead. The film has also roped in Kannada superstar Shiva Rajkumar for a key role, with AR Rahman composing the tracks.

Along with that, the actor has also lined up his 17th film, which is tentatively called RC17. The film is set to be directed by Sukumar, who is collaborating with the actor after their previous hit flick, Rangasthalam.

ALSO READ: Ram Charan, wife Upasana Konidela, and Nagarjuna return from Dubai after celebrating Akhil Akkineni's birthday; WATCH

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