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Would be a privilege to meet Malala: Shah Rukh Khan

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Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan in his recent Twitter post stated it would be a privilege for him to meet the young Noble Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai.

The principal of the Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University, Alan Rusbridger, invited Shah Rukh Khan to visit the university and speak to the students in a tweet.

He wrote: “Can we tempt you to (visit) Oxford University to talk to our students at Lady Margaret Hall( at the campus)? They love you.” The principal had tweeted Shah Rukh Khan back in 2016. King Khan, however, was yet to respond to the invitation.

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The 21-year old Malala Yousafzai again took to twitter to bring the attention of Shah Rukh Khan to the invitation given to him two years ago. She quoted the principal’s tweet and wrote “still waiting” to Shah Rukh Khan.

Khan finally responded to the tweet and wrote back to Malala Yousafzai.

Hence, fans can soon expect a meeting between Malala Yousafzai and Shah Rukh Khan. He will be the latest in the thread of Bollywood celebrities meeting Malala Yousafzai.

Last year, Malala Yousafzai met another famed Bollywood celebrity Priyanka Chopra at the sidelines of the United Nations Summit. She also met Twinkle Khanna, the wife of Akshay Kumar when she visited Oxford University for the promotion of her movie ‘Pad Man’.

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Malala Yousafzai’s social welfare organization Malala Fund, Gulmakai Network had expanded itself in India for the support of the girl’s education.

She is a highly celebrated figure in India and worldwide. Yousafzai is more popularly known as the figurehead of the girl’s education. Besides the unveiling of her portray at the National Arts Gallery in London, she was honored with mural painting in Indian for voicing for female empowerment.