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Shah Rukh Khan Detained At US Airport Again

srk (1)Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan was yet again detained by immigration department officials in the US. This time at the Los Angeles airport.


SRK on early Friday morning took to Twitter to share details of his harrowing time at the Los Angeles airport. The tweeted about his frustration of getting detained ‘every damn time’ by the getting detained immigration officials in the US.

Shah Rukh Khan always looking at the ‘brighter side’ of things tweeted about catching pokemons while he was waiting at the airport.

A senior US diplomat of Indian origin has apologised to Shah Rukh Khan.

US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Nisha Biswal tweeted: “Sorry for the hassle at the airport, @iamsrk – even American diplomats get pulled for extra screening!”

The actor yesterday was spotted at the Mumbai airport along with daughter Suhana and son Aryan.

This is not the first time that Shah Rukh, one of Hindi film industry’s most successful stars, was detained at a US airport.
In 2012, he was detained at a New York airport for two hours when he had arrived to visit Yale University, where he was honoured as a Chubb Fellow.

In 2009, he was stopped at the Newark Airport, New Jersey, and was released after two hours at the intervention of the Indian consulate in New York.

“I was really hassled at the American Airport because of my name being Khan. It was absolutely uncalled for. I felt angry and humiliated,” said Shah Rukh, who was then heading towards Chicago to participate in an Independence Day celebration event.
“It is a Muslim name and I think the name is common on their checklist,” he had then said.

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