Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma gets his BTech degree after 37 years

Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma gets his BTech degree after 37 years

The director had passed B Tech (civil engineering) with second class in the examination held in July 1985. He recently shared a picture with the professors of the university and wrote: "The uneducated me with the highly educated professors of Acharya Nagarjuna University."

FPJ Education DeskUpdated: Thursday, March 16, 2023, 01:21 PM IST
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The director had passed B Tech (civil engineering) with second class in the examination held in July 1985. | @RGVzoomin

Guntur: Ram Gopal Varma, a well-known filmmaker, received his engineering degree 37 years after finishing B Tech at Acharya Nagarjuna University in Guntur. RGV, as the filmmaker is known, took to Twitter to share a photo of his degree certificate as well as his excitement.

The director had passed B Tech (civil engineering) with second class in the examination held in July 1985.


"Super thrilled to receive my B tech degree today 37 years after I passed, which I never took in 1985 since I wasn't interested in practicing civil engineering," he tweeted. He thanked the university for the same.

RGV also shared a picture with the professors of the university and wrote: "The uneducated me with the highly educated professors of Acharya Nagarjuna University."

"I told the honourable vice chancellor Prof Raja Shekar garu I don't deserve this honour but he insisted I do," he added.

The 60-year-old made his debut in the Telugu film industry with crime thriller Siva in 1989.

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