Shah Rukh Khan’s fan moment with Elton John, Cate Blanchett at World Economic Forum in Davos
Shah Rukh Khan received the award for “his leadership in championing children’s and women’s rights in India,” the World Economic Forum (WEF) said.bollywood Updated: Jan 22, 2018 17:40 IST
Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has said he feels honoured to receive the 24th Crystal Award along side Elton John and Cate Blanchett. The Annual Crystal Awards ceremony, which opens the World Economic Forum summit in the Swiss ski resort, celebrates the achievements of outstanding artists who have shown exemplary commitment to improving the state of the world.
“Honoured to receive the World Economic Forum’s 24th Crystal Award, together with Elton John and Cate Blanchett. My fan moment,” Shah Rukh tweeted after receiving the honour.
SRK received the award for “his leadership in championing children’s and women’s rights in India,” the World Economic Forum (WEF) said.
The past awardees from India include Amitabh Bachchan, Mallika Sarabhai, A R Rahman, Shabana Azmi, Ravi Shankar and Amjad Ali Khan.
SRK earlier tweeted, “Bhai sahib kaafi thand hai (It’s quite cold)!!! Hope to find some love and friendship to keep me warm here. Thank you World Economic Forum for the honour and for having me over. Davos diaries.”
His post was accompanied by a photograph featuring the actor with a pristine white snow-clad landscape as the backdrop.
First Published: Jan 22, 2018 17:40 IST