Shahrukh Khan is known to keep a low profile on all the philanthropy and humanitarian work he is engaged in. He says that he does not believe in taking photographs or advocating himself while doing charity. But his recent act of kindness has come into the news via a leading daily which reported how Shahrukh helped a lightman's five year old daughter get back to school.
Mohammed Azaz Shaikh, who has been a lightman for the past 12 years, was facing financial problems and because of monetary reasons, he had to stop sending her daughter to school. So how did SRK came into the picture? It was reported that Shaikh's wife Zarina had won a contest and Shahrukh was supposed to give the award. She met him on stage and mentioned about the problems she and her husband were facing. Click here to view images of Shahrukh Khan.
When the event got over, King Khan called Zarina and asked her about what kind of financial situation she was facing. She told him that they had to pull out their daughter from school as her husband was not earning well despite working hard as he was a freelancer lightman. Shahrukh then promised her that he will take care of their daughter's education.
Many people don't know that he has been honoured with UNESCO's Pyramide con Marni award award for his charity engagements and social commitment towards providing education for kids and thus becoming the first Indian to win the accolade.