Hattrick Hero Shivaraj Kumar is all set to receive doctorate degree from Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Bellary, Karnataka. It is reported that Sandalwood King is getting doctorate for his contribution to Kannada film industry from three decades. Shivanna, elder son of Kannada's cultural icon Dr Rajkumar will be honoured with doctorate along with Indian's famous social activist Anna Hazare.
Shivanna, who has expressed his happiness for getting doctorate said that he would dedicate the award to all his fans across the globe. "Still it is not yet confirmed. Appaji (Dr Rajkumar) use to tell me to be happy for what I get. Thats my policy. It will be my pleasure to dedicate this award to my fans and Kannadigas, as without their blessings it was not possible for me to get this honour," says Karunada Chakravarthy Shivaraj Kumar, who is presently in Mandya.
Acting in more than 100 films in Kannada film industry alone, Shivanna is also famous for doing least number of remake movies. In the recent years Shivaraj Kumar has never done any remake films. He is also the second person from Raj's family to receive the honorary doctorate after Dr Rajkumar. However official reports from Krishnadevaraya University is awaited.