Local star Mawra Hocane had received the news of her LLB result during an interview with The Express Tribune.
A few months later, and the Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2 star donned a black gown and cap for her graduation ceremony. She took to Instagram to share snippets of the day.
"#UniversityofLondon #LLB," read a caption accompanying a picture of the actor in her graduation attire. She shared another picture which showed her receiving the award. A few moments in life are just so intense & profound that in that very moment one doesn’t know what to do with it," she stated.
Mawra continued, "I truly didn’t think I would ever graduate alongside my career but today while I walked on that stage all I felt was gratitude, so much gratitude for living this life, for having the best of all worlds, for all the Love & prayers all of you say for me, for all the faith my faculty has always shown in me! I’m just so so THANKFUL! Here’s to many more achievements & a life full of impossible mad dreams."
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A final picture showed the Sammi star alongside her parents at the event. "These two humans looking at me with the shining light in their eyes on my graduation day trumps all the joys & emotions I have ever felt in my entire life. I’m lucky to have you by my side, I’m lucky to have had the opportunity to do you two proud!!!"
She added, "P.S. Mama I hope you know that you’re my inspiration & my strength, you’ve pushed me to achieve more & more in life. You’re the backbone of our family! We are who we are because of your vision & persistence. I can never put to words how you have selflessly nurtured & loved all of us! Love you!!!!!!"
Her sister and actor Urwa Hocane didn't make it to the ceremony but shared her joy on Instagram. "So so so proud of you my M! I am bursting with pride on your official convocation at #UniversityOfLondon today!"
She continued, "Sending you lots and lots of love my Advocate Mawra Hocane ! P.S. Throwback to TILS Islamabad convocation . So glad I did attend this one. Miss you," she wrote, posting an old picture of her with Mawra clad in her graduation apparel holding her degree.
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