Shah Rukh Khan detained at US airport
August 16, 2009
US customs officials on Saturday disputed claims that Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan was detained for two hours at a New Jersey airport, saying he was questioned for a little over an hour as part of the standard process for screening foreign travellers.
...he was detained because his name came up on a computer alert list at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey.
...Khan said he was able to message a lawmaker in India who asked the Indian embassy in Washington to seek his release. Khan was let go after embassy officials intervened...
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