Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is off to Vancouver to deliver his first TED Talk. Shah Rukh Khan will also host TED Talks India: Nayi Soch, Hindi version of popular international show. Shah Rukh Khan will join a galaxy of speakers from around the world at TED2017 this week. The 51-year-old actor took to Twitter to confirm the news. He wrote, ‘Off to Vancouver. Last long stint there was during the ‘Pardes’ shoot… Now for TED Talks,’ wrote Shah Rukh alongside a selfie.
Off to Vancouver. Last long stint there was during the Pardes shoot…now for TEDtalks pic.twitter.com/zFXdLi3dAf
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) April 24, 2017
Earlier, TED Talks Curator Special Projects, Juliet Blake gave a shout-out to SRK for his stint as a motivational speaker on the panel. “Very excited to introduce @iamsrk on the TED stage this week.” To this Shah Rukh replied, “Looking forward to it and I hope I remember my speech!!!”
One of the world’s biggest movie stars, Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan is also an entrepreneur and inspired philanthropist. He heads the film production company Red Chillies Entertainments. Apart from the Bollywood star, TED Talks will also see inspirational addresses by 90 speakers and performers, which include names like tennis legend Serena Williams and tech guru Elon Musk among others.