Superstar Shahrukh Khan was detained for two hours at the New York
airport. He was there to give a lecture at the Yale University,
along with Neeta Ambani.
Sources informed PTI, while everybody else were cleared by the
immigration, Shahrukh was stopped for over two hours before being
cleared by the immigration officials. Later, the Yale University
officials had to contact the Department of Homeland Security and
the Immigration and Customs Department at Washington in order to
This wasn't the first time that SRK had faced such detention. In
2009, Shahrukh Khan was detained for questioning at a US airport,
after he had landed up in the country to promote his then new film
My Name Is Khan. SRK later said that he was detained
because his name came up on a computer alert list.