In March 2019, Shah Rukh Khan’s Meer Foundation launched a key holistic initiative for Acid attack survivors titled 'ToGETher Transformed', which sponsored corrective surgeries for burns and acid attack survivors. Meer Foundation is a philanthropic foundation named after Shah Rukh Khan’s father Meer Taj Mohammed Khan which aims to effect change at ground level and works to build a world that empowers women. One of the key focus areas under women empowerment has been to support the cause of acid attack survivors.
Shah Rukh Khan is known for his philanthropic efforts through Meer Foundation and the actor met the survivors today in DELHI and spent time interacting with them at an event organised by the foundation. The ‘ToGETher Transformed’ initiative by Meer foundation was launched keeping in mind the need for a holistic healing approach that aims to rehabilitate acid attack survivors across the country. These surgeries were performed across patients from Delhi, UP, Bihar, West Bengal, Jharkhand, and Uttarakhand, with an 85% population of women and children who availed the facilities of the initiative. ALSO READ: Shah Rukh Khan Visits His School St Columbus, Leaves An Overwhelmed Kid In Tears
Shah Rukh Khan at the event organized by Meer Foundation
The Foundation provides support to women victims of acid attacks and major burn injuries through a 360-degree approach that helps them with their medical treatment, legal aid, vocational training as well as rehabilitation and livelihood support.
On the work front, Shah Rukh Khan was last seen in Aanand L Rai’s Zero co-starring Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma. He hasn’t announced his next project yet and at a recent press conference of Ted Talks India, he stated that he'll announce his next few projects in a month or two.
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