Shah Rukh Khan Video Calls Fan Battling Cancer, Fulfils Her Last Wish
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan recently video called a cancer patient, Shivani Chakraborty, who had expressed her “last wish” to meet the actor. The 60-year-old woman, who is from Kolkata, has been battling terminal cancer and this video call was a dream come true for her.
SRK’s Promise to the Fan
During the video call, which lasted for about 40 minutes, Shah Rukh Khan promised Shivani financial help and wished her a speedy recovery. He even read a special prayer for her. He also made a promise to attend her daughter Priya’s wedding and have fish curry made in her kitchen, provided the fish had no bones.
The Fan’s Plea for Help on Twitter
The video call between SRK and Shivani was a result of a tweet that her daughter Priya Chakraborty had sent out on Twitter. She had requested everyone to help fulfill her mother’s last wish of meeting the actor. The tweet went viral on social media and caught the attention of Shah Rukh Khan.
SRK’s Stellar Year
On the work front, Shah Rukh Khan has had a great year professionally. After taking a break from films for four years, he returned with a bang in 2023 with the blockbuster hit “Pathaan” alongside Deepika Padukone and John Abraham. He will next be seen in Atlee’s “Jawan” with Nayanthara, Sanya Malhotra, and Vijay Sethupathi. He will also feature in Rajkumar Hirani’s “Dunki” with Taapsee Pannu. Both films are scheduled to release in theaters this year.
Shah Rukh Khan’s kind gesture towards a terminally ill woman struggling with cancer has won millions of hearts. This act of compassion and empathy has once again proven why SRK is one of the biggest stars in Bollywood. The video call between Shivani and Shah Rukh Khan has gone viral on social media, and the actor’s fans are showering him with love and respect.