SRK bags Crystal Award for 'championing children's and women's rights in india'

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The World Economic Forum's 48th Annual Meeting in Davos will begin later this month under the theme of "Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World".

Shah Rukh Khan will be awarded alongside Hollywood stars Elton John and Cate Blanchett.

Actor-director Cate Blanchett and singer Elton John are the other awardees this year, according to the official website of the World Economic Forum.

The awards ceremony will take place on January 22, at the launch of the annual meeting. "It will serve as a marker of the intention of the Meeting and as a reminder to us all of our responsibility to act with respect, generosity and compassion".

The honour bestowed upon Shah Rukh, is part of recognising his efforts through the non‐profit Meer Foundation that has been helping acid attack survivors and those who suffered major burn injuries by providing them medical treatment, legal aid and helping rehabilitation through vocational training.

He has also been responsible for the creation of specialised children's hospital wards and has supported childcare centres with free boarding for children undergoing cancer treatment. Expressing gratitude for being chosen for the honour, Shah Rukh tweeted on Thursday, "Thank you for this honour". I consider my work with these heroic and attractive women a great privilege as it imparts dignity and objective 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 Aanand L Rai film also stars Katrina Kaif.

After the Imtiaz Ali directorial Jab Harry Met Sejal, Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma will be seen together once again in Zero. It is slated to release during the Christmas 2018.

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