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Shah Rukh Khan to be honoured with Crystal Award for his work on children and women’s rights in India!



Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan to be honoured with Crystal Award at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos later this month, along with Hollywood star Cate Blanchett and legendary musician Sir Elton John.

The actor will be awarded for his leadership in championing children’s and women’s rights in India.

Talking about SRK, weforum said, “He is the founder of the non‐profit Meer Foundation, which provides support to female victims of acid attacks and major burn injuries through medical treatment, legal aid, vocational training, rehabilitation and livelihood support. He has also been responsible for the creation of specialized children’s hospital wards and has supported childcare centres with free boarding for children undergoing cancer treatment.”



For this respect, Shahrukh expressed gratitude and took to his Twitter and wrote, “Thank u for this honour. I consider my work with these heroic & beautiful women a great privilege as it imparts dignity & purpose to my life. I hope to spread awareness of the unparalleled heroism of these ladies & reach out to others in order to carry this work to its conclusion.”

 

The award ceremony will take place on January 22, 2018.



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