Shah Rukh Khan was held and questioned at an airport in the U.S.
Press Release Service – Wired PR News – Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan was recently held and questioned at a U.S. airport, which sparked outrage among his fans in India. As reported by Reuters, the star stated he was humiliated by the incident after being pulled aside by Newark airport officials while in the country to attend an Indian independence day parade.
Khan is quoted by Reuters as stating of the incident, “I was really hassled perhaps because of my name being Khan. These guys just wouldn’t let me through… Absolutely uncalled for, I think. I felt angry and humiliated.”
As noted in the report, Khan recently finished shooting a movie in the U.S. about a Muslim man who deals with racial profiling titled, “My Name is Khan.”
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