Actor Ram Charan is set to receive an honorary doctorate from Vels University in Chennai on April 13, joining the ranks of recipients like Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and director Shankar. Since his debut in 2007 with Chirutha, Ram Charan has garnered praise for his roles in several films. He has received recognition through Nandi Awards, Filmfare, South Indian International Movie Awards and more. Apart from this, the actor has earned a nomination for the Critics' Choice Awards in the Best Actor category for his performance in RRR. RC 17: Ram Charan CONFIRMS Reuniting With Director Sukumar for His Next Untitled Film, Shares a Candid Pic From Their Holi Celebration!

Vels University has recognised distinguished personalities in various fields, with Ram receiving the honour for his contribution to the entertainment industry and entrepreneurship. Joining him will be Dr P Veeramuthuvel, Project Coordinator, Chandrayaan, ISRO; Dr GSK Velu, Founder and CMD of Trivitron Healthcare and Padma Shri recipient, table tennis player Achanta Sharath Kamal, according to a release.

Meanwhile, on the work front, Ram Charan is gearing up for the release of Game Changer, which also stars Kiara Advani. On the occasion of the actor's birthday, the makers of Game Changer treated fans to a fun track "Jaragandi". The film's story revolves around an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer who strives to combat corrupt politicians by advocating for fair elections to transform government work. The film's promotional material also aligns with the platform's description. RC 15: Kiara Advani Surprises Ram Charan with Cake for His Pre-Birthday Bash on Sets of Their Film

Ram and Kiara previously worked together in Boyapati Srinu's 2019 film Vinaya Vidheya Rama, directed by S Shankar. The actor will also share screen space with Janhvi Kapoor in his 16th film, untitled and referred to as #RC16. The film was recently launched in Hyderabad with a puja ceremony. Buchi Babu Sana, who debuted with the National Award-winning Uppena, will direct the Telugu film, which will also be released in Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada. Janhvi Kapoor plays the female lead in the film, which also stars Kannada superstar Shiva Rajkumar. AR Rahman will compose the music for the film.