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State Bank of India Chairman Rajnish Kumar speaks during, 'Strategic Outlook: India session', at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

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Declaring a past fight with—and victory over—an ailment like depression stopped being fashionable amongst the glitterati of the West a long time back. Deepika Padukone’s solemn declaration a few years back, however, was seen to empower many in a country which regards this deeper shade of the blues as taboo. Then there was the Live Love Laugh Foundation she set up to combat it. The reward: the crystal award at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

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Charles, Prince of Wales speaks during a special address at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020, in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

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Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during, 'An Insight, An Idea with Sundar Pichai session', at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020, in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

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(L-R) Founder of Isha Foundation Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, Founder of Jane Goodall Institute Jane Goodall and Association for Indigenous Women and Peoples of Chad (AFPAT) President Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim during the, ' One Trillion Trees session', at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020, in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

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Former Union minister Suresh Prabhu during the Global Water Crisis session at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

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Union Minister of Railways and Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal speaks during the, 'Strategic Outlook: The Indian Ocean Rim session', at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

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US President Donald Trump, center with red tie, waves as he arrives in Davos, Switzerland on Marine One. US President Trump arrived in Switzerland to start a two-day visit to the World Economic Forum.

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US President Donald Trump meets with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan at the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland.

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LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault, left, and FIFA president Gianni Infantino, right, listen as US President Donald Trump speaks during a dinner with global business leaders at the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland.

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Hilde Schwab (L), Chairperson and Co-Founder, Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship presents Annual Crystal Award to actress Deepika Padukone, Founder, Live Love Laugh Foundation, India at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020, in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

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(L-R) The 26th Annual Crystal Award winners, Jin Xing, Choreographer and Founder, Jin Xing Dance Theatre Shanghai, China; Lynette Wallworth, artist, Studio Wallworth, Australia; Theaster Gates, Founder and Director, Rebuild Foundation; and actress Deepika Padukone, Founder, Live Love Laugh Foundation, India; at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020, in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

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Actress Deepika Padukone, from India, addresses the audience after receiving a Crystal Award from Hilde Schwab, Chairwoman and Co-Founder of the World Economic Forum's World Arts Forum, during the ceremony for the Crystal Awards at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forumin Davos, Switzerland.

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Actress Deepika Padukone, from India, addresses the audience after receiving a Crystal Award from Hilde Schwab, Chairwoman and Co-Founder of the World Economic Forum's World Arts Forum, during the ceremony for the Crystal Awards at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forumin Davos, Switzerland. The 50th annual meeting of the forum will take place in Davos from Jan. 21 until Jan. 24, 2020.

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Students protest during a 'School Strike 4 Climate' in front of the Congress Center at the last day of the 49th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland.

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FIFA President Gianni Infantino gestures from inside a television studio where he was giving an interview at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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Demonstrators hold a banner during a protest outside the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. On the ground are posters with pictures of Bazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.

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Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella addresses the audience of a session at the annual meeting of the the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand, listens as Britain's Prince William speaks while taking part in the "Mental Health Matters" panel discussion at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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Jack Ma, CEO of Alibaba group, gestures during a session at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, speaks during a plenary session in the Congress Hall at the 49th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland.

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Bill Gates, chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, gestures during a session at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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Al Gore, former vice-President of the United States, speaks during the "Safeguarding the planet" session at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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Britain's Prince William, left, and Sir David Attenborough, broadcaster and natural historian, watch the screening of Attenborough's new documentary "Our Planet" during a session at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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Britain's Prince William, left, listens to Sir David Attenborough, broadcaster and natural historian, presenting his new documentary "Our Planet" during a session at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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Britain's Prince William, left, and Sir David Attenborough, broadcaster and natural historian, watch the screening of Attenborough's new documentary "Our Planet" during a session at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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Britain's Prince William, left, talks with Sir David Attenborough, broadcaster and natural historian, during a session at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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Member of Swiss special police forces stand on the roof of the Kongress Hotel next to the Congress Center the first day of the 49th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland.

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From left Stephen A. Schwarzman CEO Blackstone, Ning Gaoning, Chairman Sinochem Group, Raghuram G. Rajan of the University of Chicago and Brian T. Moynihan, CEO Bank of America during the session 'Shaping a New Market Architecture' at annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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