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Proud moment: Shah Rukh Khan to be felicitated at WEF

Proud moment: Shah Rukh Khan to be felicitated at WEF

It is to worth mentioning that Shah Rukh is the founder of non-profit organisation Meer Foundation which works for the medical treatment, legal aid, vocational training and livelihood support of the acid attack victims. The actor said he hopes to find the warmth of love and friendship while his stay at the alpine resort town.

Three worldwide celebrities on Monday picked up awards in Davos as the annual World Economic Forum meeting got underway.

Khan will be awarded on Monday at the Crystal Awards Ceremony for his leadership in championing children's and women's rights in India.

SRK earlier tweeted, "Bhai sahib kaafi thand hai (It's quite cold)!"

Actor-director Cate Blanchett and singer Elton John are the other awardees this year. Take for instance this latest one that SRK's just posted, all the way from Switzerland where he's gone to attend the World Economic Forum.

Proud moment: Shah Rukh Khan to be felicitated at WEF

"I am genuinely and deeply grateful for this honour".

After thanking the WEF for the award, Shah Rukh Khan finished his speech with "namaskar" and "Jai Hind". He has also been responsible for the creation of specialized children's hospital wards and has supported childcare centers with free boarding for children undergoing cancer treatment.

Blanchett, an Australian, received a Crystal Award for her work with people who have fled their homes. I consider my work with these heroic and attractive women a great privilege as it imparts dignity and objective to my life.

PM Narendra Modi will deliver the opening plenary address at the WEF summit on Tuesday.

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