Mahira Khan, Pakistan’s favorite diva is always loved by the audience. The actress who recently made her Bollywood debut with Raees. She vowed on Sunday to use her platform to encourage people and transform lives just as her teachers shaped hers.
In a moving tribute to her teachers while addressing the Global Teacher Prize ceremony in Dubai, Mahira 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,” she said.
The Global Teacher Prize ceremony organised by the Varkey Foundation was attended by many celebrities, including Mahira and Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor.