Tuesday, January 23, 2018 13:04 IST
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan was at his wittiest best in Davos on Monday when he 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.
Khan received the 24th Crystal Award on Monday at the World Economic Forum in Davos for `his leadership in championing children's and women's rights in India`.
English singer Sir Elton John and Australian actress Cate Blanchett were also honoured at the event.
`I am genuinely and deeply grateful for this honour. It is indeed a privilege to be in the company of two phenomenal and extraordinary human beings and talent, Cate Blanchett and Sir Elton John,` Khan said.
He talked extensively about his social initiative, which he has named after his father, and the reason for the same.
The 52-year-old cine star also thanked his late mother, wife and his daughter for inspiring him. After thanking the WEF for the award, 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`.
SRK expressed his gratitude on social media and wrote, "Honoured to receive the @wef's 24th Crystal Award, together with @eltonofficial and Cate Blanchett. My fan moment!!
Watch the #crystalawards via http://wef.ch/2FNQF8z at the #wef18 meeting in Davos."
Earlier in the day, he also posed in his signature open arm style right after reaching Davos.
Khan 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.
The mega star 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.
- Tuesday, August 21, 2018 Get ready to groove on 'Rafta Rafta' from Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se!
|After a decade, Rekha and Dharam Ji are reuniting for a revamped version of the song 'Rafta Rafta' for the upcoming...|
- Tuesday, August 21, 2018 Did Katrina reveal her look from 'Bharat'?
|Bollywood star Katrina Kaif has treated her fans with a picture from Malta, where she is shooting for her...|
- Tuesday, August 21, 2018 Post engagement celebration for PC on set!
|Recently, Priyanka Chopra got engaged to Nick Jonas in a close ceremony amongst family and friends. In a recent...|
- Tuesday, August 21, 2018 Kangana Ranaut, Jassie Gill and Neena Gupta coming together with 'Panga'!
|Fox Star Studios & Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari take an innovative marketing route to announce the title of their next film 'Panga'...|