Shah Rukh Khan was at Hansraj College on 16 January 2016 at the launch of FanAnthom, a promotional song from his upcoming movie FAN.
At this event, fans lined up for a glimpse of Shahrukh. Around 25-30000 students gathered in Hansraj College and the college was bursting at its seams due to the sheer rush of ‘fans’.
Shahrukh Khan also took his college degree, 28 years after he graduated from Hansraj. Later in the press conference, he talks about it and jokes how he felt on receiving his graduation degree and says:
“Maine degree nhi li thi 28 saal se to mujhe aaj wo bhi mil gyi hai. Mein graduate ho gya hoon. Padha likha ho gya hoon. Maneesh (the director of FAN, who has also studied in Hansraj College) ki abhi bhi nhi di hai. Unhe pata nhi wo pass hua tha ya fail.”
Later he also shares his experience on how overwhelmed he was to see so many people waiting for him at Hansraj College.
He says ‘I cannot imagine how people like me so much. I just came from Hansraj where we had 20-25 thousand people waiting since 11 o’clock. It is very humbling.
Hansraj College, University of Delhi is Alma Matter to many famous personalities – Kiren Rijuju, Rannvijay Singh, Ajay Maken, Anurag Kashayap to name few.