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A new view over London: the River Thames shimmers as the Stars and Stripes fl y atop the new US Embassy in Nine Elms, Battersea, South London following the building’s Topping Out Ceremony, December 7, 2015


PHOTO: US EMBASSY LONDON


Indian-American Hollywood producer receives doctorate from University of East London


A


shok Amritraj has received an Honorary Doctorate of Arts


from the University of East London in a ceremony at London’s O2 arena, November 19. Mr Amritraj is a former


international tennis star who played in every major professional tennis tournament, including Wimbledon and the US Open, and represented India in competitions. He became a successful Hollywood producer of over 100 movies, which have grossed $2 billion worldwide. He has worked with stars including Robert DeNiro, Sandra Bullock, Bruce Willis, Jennifer Aniston, and Andrew Garfi eld and his hit fi lms include Bringing down the House and Blue Valentine. “When I count my blessings, I am


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grateful for having smashed a path or several paths through the very dense and self-protective thickets of


an art and industry which appear, and are in reality, daunting,” said Mr Amritraj.


Ashok Amritraj


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