He is not only a Bollywood phenomenon. But Shah Rukh Khan stood up for acid attack survivors along with his other remarkable charitable acts!
Undoubtedly, Shah Rukh Khan is one of the biggest stars of Bollywood and he is loved by all for his phenomenal on-screen performance. Along with amazing acting skills, our Bollywood Badshah, Shah Rukh Khan, has a great heart. He always stands out from others through his deeds for the underprivileged and the marginalized sectors. He won many hearts of the audience with his kindness!
In 2017, Shah Rukh Khan started Meer Foundation to empower as well as rehabilitate women and build a society that respects them. Now, he has taken an initiative to help the acid attack survivors. He donated for corrective surgeries for acid attack survivors through his Meer Foundation’s #ToGETherTransformed initiative. The surgeries will be taking place in the hospitals in Kolkata, New Delhi, and Varanasi through March.
Shah Rukh Khan personally met all the acid attack survivors in Kolkata before they went in for their surgery. He was in the city to watch a match between his team, Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab on 27th March 2019. He took out some time from his schedule and spent quality time with them.
All of u please put ur hands in prayer…and say Bhagwan inki zindagi ki nayi shuruaat mein…inpar karam karna…May God have mercy on them…Insha Allah. These r my sisters & need ur prayers for recovery, without distinguishing between the mode of prayer https://t.co/JjE8ZM08mX
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) March 28, 2019
He even shared some photos of his meeting with acid attack survivors on Twitter and captioned them as “All of u please put ur hands in prayer…and say Bhagwan inki zindagi ki nayi shuruaat mein…inpar karam karna… May God have mercy on them…Insha Allah. These r my sisters & need ur prayers for recovery, without distinguishing between the mode of prayer”.
In 2018, Shah Rukh was honored with the Crystal Award for his dedicated work for the acid attack survivors at the World Economic Forum in Davis. Not just for acid attack survivors, he even donated Rs 12 lakhs to the Kerala Chief Minister’s Relief Fund in 2018 through his Meer Foundation. Through his Red Chillies Production company, he donated Rs 1 crore for flood relief efforts in Chennai in 2015.
Shah Rukh Khan not only stood up for acid attack survivors. But also geared and is still gearing up into helping out those he can. If you don’t love Shah Rukh yet, I don’t know what will make you adore him! Share us what you think about him by sending us a message on our Facebook page!