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Shah Rukh Khan’s desperate wish is to be a woman. But doesn’t have guts

Shah Rukh Khan tweeted on International Women’s Day that he wants to be a woman while Farhan Akhtar released a special song, which he dedicated to daughter Akira.

bollywood Updated: Mar 08, 2016 13:44 IST

Hindustan Times
Actor Shah Rukh Khan performs during the Umang Mumbai Police Show 2016 in Mumbai.
Actor Shah Rukh Khan performs during the Umang Mumbai Police Show 2016 in Mumbai.(IANS)

A proponent of women’s empowerment, Shah Rukh Khan revealed on International Women’s Day that his one desperate wish is to be a woman. The Bollywood superstar took to Twitter and said, “Often I wish I was a woman…then realise I don’t have enough guts, talent,sense of sacrifice, selfless love or beauty to be one. Thk u girls.”

He even spoke about it in a candid chat on #fame, a live video social platform, where he also discussed about the various things he is a fan of. The 50-year-old answered questions about his favourite movies, his favourite food, his favorite books, his craziest fans and more.

Sharing a special message for International Women’s Day, he said: “I am a fan of all the women in the world. I love each one of you equally. More power to women, more strength to women and more freedom to women, to make the choices and do the stuff they want to do. I want to thank all the women this Women’s Day.”

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The Fan star was not the only one who was celebrating women’s day on Tuesday. Farhan Akhtar is all set to release a special song, We are all on the Goodside, on Tuesday. “It is difficult to quantify the of them (women in life). They’ve always been supportive and appreciated me always in my life. They have always been honest. In a stable family set-up, it’s your family who is always your strength.It was my daughter Akira who inspired us for this song,” Farhan said.

Actress Dia Mirza tweeted: Mother’s #WomensDay wish to me “Strive to stay on course with grace, dignity and gentleness.” #PowerOfLove #InternationalWomensDay2016.

Juhi Chawla tweeted: Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition ..!!! Happy Women’s Day girls ..!!

Director Ram Gopal Varma tweeted: Women are the most beautiful creation of God and for that I will forgive him for creating ugly things like Terrorists, Cockroaches etc.?

Music composer AR Rahman wrote, “Love and respect to all the women who made my life beautiful and bearable... Happy Women’s Day!.”

Arjun Kapoor shared a video on his Twitter handle wishing every women a very happy Women’s Day.

Boman Irani tweeted: Women can do what men can do, But men just can’t do what women do.....they should try, will make them stronger! #InternationalWomensDay.

International Women’s Day, originally called International Working Women’s Day, is celebrated on March 8 every year. In different regions the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation, and love towards women to a celebration for women’s economic, political, and social achievements.

Some people celebrate the big day by wearing purple ribbons. In China, it is also referred to as Queen’s day with many sales for women in departmental stores.

(With inputs from agencies)

First Published: Mar 08, 2016 12:50 IST

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