The King Of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan marked his presence virtually in KIFF (Kolkata International Film Festival) 2021. SRK who happens to be the brand ambassador of West Bengal, has huge fan base in the state.
Shah Rukh Khan has been attending the film festival since 2011 along with greats like Amitabh Bachchan as special guest. Every year the actor entertain his fans with his witty sense of humour and statements. However this year was a bit different, the whole world is at loss and SRK enlightened the audience with a powerful message of staying together yet maintaining distance, loving our family and most helping one another in these tough period.
Shah Rukh Khan said, “We have all understood through the year, that what matters the most – is our family, by family I do not mean just my kids, it is an extended term, Our country is our family. In 2021, let’s work in our respective fields, to make our family happier.”
He further added, ” I am good at dance and singing and entertaining on the screens. I know to win people’s hearts I pledge and we should all pledge that from today onwards all of us should do our respective work for the country.”
Shah Rukh Khan called out all the actors and actresses to come together and stand for the people who are in need. The people who made them what they are today. He said, “We, actors and actresses are good at giving social messages, but from this year, it’s time to do the actual social work, whether it is through our field of work. By going on the ground, to put forth a message of peace, happiness and harmony.”
During the pandemic actors like Shah Rukh Khan, Sonu Sood, Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan have come forward and helped the country in many ways. SRK’s MEER Foundation has been providing PPE Kits for the frontline health workers, while his Production house Red Chillies Entertainment also donated a big chunk of money to PM- Cares Fund and to different states.
At the end Shah Rukh promised everyone that he will soon be back to entertain his fans and try to spread a lot of happiness through his work, without any mask. Currently there are reports that the actor is shooting for his upcoming film ‘Pathaan’, not yet announced.