Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is witty and there are no qualms about that. Whether it is his on-screen humour or his hosting at an award show, SRK knows how to keep the audiences hooked.
And the World Economic Forum summit in Davos was no different. The event was a beautiful one with SRK receiving the Crystal award in Davos, Switzerland along with Hollywood actress Cate Blanchett and legendary musician Elton John.
Shah Rukh expressed his gratitude saying, “Extremely charged that I’ve had this amazing opportunity, this award, being recognised like this for minuscule work that I did, I’d like to do it with even more fervour. What is even more pleasant is that India is here in full power.”
But that not where it ended, SRK soon asked actress Cate Blanchett for a selfie publicly and immediately quipped that it may leave his children embarrassed, sending the audience into peals of laughter.
On receiving the award, Shah Rukh applauded Blanchett — who was honoured with the award just before him — for being the queen of billions of hearts, including his own.
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He then talked extensively about his social initiative, which he has named after his father, and the reason for the same. The cinestar also thanked his late mother, wife and his daughter for inspiring him.
After thanking the WEF for the award, Shah Rukh Khan finished his speech with “namaskar” and “Jai Hind”. He was presented the award for “his leadership in championing children’s and women’s rights in India”.