Shah Rukh Khan stopped by customs officials at Mumbai airport; Find out why
Shah Rukh Khan has gone as a guest of honour for the Sharjah International Book Fair 2022. He has returned this morning. Keywords: Shah Rukh Khan, Pathaan, Deepika Padukone, Dunki, Jawan
Shah Rukh Khanon Saturday was stopped by customs officials at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport. As per the reports, he was stopped after covers of expensive watches were recovered from his possession. Reportedly, the actor has landed in Mumbai from Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates where he had gone as a guest of honour for the Sharjah International Book Fair 2022. The other media sites have mentioned that he had covers of luxury watches worth Rs 18 lakh with him.
Shah Rukh Khan at Mumbai airport:
Times Now reports mention that Shah Rukh Khan had to pay a penalty custom duty of Rs 6.83 lakh, following which he was allowed to proceed with his exit from the airport. It is worth mentioning here that this is not the first time that the superstar has been stopped at Mumbai airport. In 2011, he was interrogated by a team of customs officials for carrying excess baggage and not declaring foreign goods and was fined Rs 1.5 lakh.
Shah Rukh Khan at Book fair:
At the book fair, he spoke about his upcoming films and said that he believes that his films will be a super hit. "If I did not have that belief that I am making a product that lots of people are going to like then I won't be able to do it. So. it's not an arrogant statement, this is what I like to believe. It's a child-like belief that 'look, I have prepared my best, I have done my best I am going to pass with flying colours,'" Shah Rukh was quoted saying.
He is gearing up for the release of 'Pathaan' co-starring Deepika Padukone and John Abraham. The film is slated to release on January 25, 2023. Besides, he also has Jawan and Dunki in the pipeline, along with a cameo in Salman Khan's 'Tiger 3'.