Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan on 27 April 2017 became the first Indian actor to deliver TED speech in Vancouver, Canada.
He spoke out on various issues beginning from his stardom to the changes world has experienced with the introduction of the internet. He left the audience in splits with his witty one-liners.
Moreover, Shah Rukh Khan also partnered with TED to host the Hindi version of the famous talk show.
A successful actor, businessman and a philanthropist, Khan is also a brilliant speaker. Shah Rukh has also delivered some motivational and inspirational speeches earlier when he was conferred with honorary doctorate from the University of Edinburg and Hyderabad's Maulana Azad National Urdu University.
• Founded in 1984, TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design.
• It is a media organisation dedicated to posting online talk shows under the slogan of ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’.
• The annual TED conference takes place in Vancouver, Canada every year where speakers are given a maximum time of 18 minutes to express their ideas in the most innovative ways they can.
• Some of the past Ted speakers include Bill Gates, Serena Williams, Pope Francis, Bill Clinton, David Cameron and others.
Who: Shah Rukh Khan
When: 27 April 2017