Pakistani actress Mahira Khan, who made her Bollywood debut with Shahrukh Khan in ‘Raees’, has been making waves in Bollywood. The talented actress has now set her sight on empowering children through her work. ‘Raees’ actress attended the Global Teacher Prize event in Dubai. Apart from her charming looks, she inspired everyone with her speech at the event.
Mahira paid a tribute to her teachers who played a key role in her life, while addressing at the Global Teacher Prize event organised by Varkey foundation in Dubai.
She said “Teachers have the power to make a shy little girl like me believe in her dreams, so yes, teachers do matter. We walk on red carpets, we get to support the causes close to our hearts. People like us, I talk about sportsmen, actors. We do all kinds of things and people around the world celebrate our success but the world’s teachers, the very people who shape the next generation aren’t thanked enough. You [teachers] are the true stars”.
- Akhila Kakarala
Pic courtesy: Mahira Khan Facebook account