Shah Rukh Khan awarded the 24th Annual Crystal Award, asks selfie with Cate Blanchett

Shah Rukh Khan awarded the 24th Annual Crystal Award, asks selfie with Cate Blanchett

Shah Rukh Khan, probably the most popular and influential actor in Indian Cinema, was awarded the 4th Crystal Award at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, for his efforts to persevere the Human Rights, primarily through his his charity, Meer Foundation. The actor was at his usual charming and self deprecating, when he talked about how his initiative has been working for the welfare of women and children. He also asked for a selfie with the acclaimed actress and legend Cate Blanchett, but then said that his children would get embarrassed, which made everyone present, laugh. Before the ceremony took place, Shah Rukh had also posted a photograph of himself on twitter, with his hands wide open in the romantic hero mode. He captioned the tweet with, “Switzerland main aake yeh na kiya toh kya kiya…?! Loving being at the Davos, now to get ready for the Crystal Award Ceremony.” The tweet was shared and liked by many people and fans as a tribute to the classic, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jaaynge.

“I am genuinely and deeply grateful for this honor. It is indeed a privilege to be in the company of two phenomenal and extraordinary human beings and talent, Cate Blanchett and Sir Elton John,” he said while addressing the guests.  Meer foundations specifically works for the well fare of women who have been victims of acid attacks, burns. Apart from Shah Rukh, other Indian personalities to win the honor are, Shabana Azmi, Amitabh Bachchan, A.R Rahman among others.

The social media erupted with applause and pride for the star, who has not only made a name for himself, but also shown that Indian citizens are capable of great things across the world. Shah Rukh himself tweeted in the feelings about the award.

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