Madhavan took to Instagram to share pictures of a felicitation ceremony, where he was conferred with an honorary doctorate degree for his contribution in the field of arts and cinema. Sharing the photos, Madhavan wrote: “So very humbled and grateful on being conferred the degree of Doctor of Letters (D. Litt.) by DY Patil Education Society, Kolhapur. This is an honor and a responsibility now.”
R Madhavan was last seen in the Kollywood film Maara, and wil be seen next in Rocketry: The Nambi Effect, in which he will be seen playing Padma Bhushan awardee S Nambi Narayanan, Indian scientist and ISRO official who was falsely accused of espionage and arrested.