Shah Rukh's detention at US airport: American diplomats say 'Sorry', SRK says 'Thank You'

12 August 2016, 01:23 PM

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh today replied to the apologies of US diplomats on his detention incident in a gracious manner. The actor was again detained at a US airport for questioning by the immigration department on Thursday evening.

“No hassle ma’m.Respect the protocol,not expecting to b above it. Appreciate ur graciousness, its just inconvenient,” Shah Rukh tweeted, in response to Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia in the US Department of State Nisha Desai Biswal apology for "hassle" Khan faced at the airport.

This morning, Shah Rukh had tweeted that he was once again pulled for questioning by US Immigration Department. 

"I fully understand & respect security with the way the world is, but to be detained at US immigration every damn time really really sucks," Khan tweeted.

This was third such incident for the 50-year-old actor, he has been detained at US airports before in 2009 and 2012. However, this time, Khan found a way to keep him busy. 

"The brighter side is while waiting caught some really nice Pokemons," he tweeted. 

After the news of his detention went viral, the US diplomats including US Ambassador to India, Richard Verma apologised to the superstar, to which Khan replied: 

“No trouble sir, respect the protocol & not expecting 2 b above it. It’s just a tad inconvenient. Thx for ur concern.”

First Published: Friday, August 12, 2016 12:46 PM
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