Bollywood Superstar Detained at NY Airport

Shah Rukh Khan after he was stopped for an hour and a half by Homeland Security agents

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    This is the second time in three years he's been detained at a New York-area airport.

    The U.S. has apologized to Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan after he was stopped for an hour and a half by Homeland Security agents at a suburban New York airport.

    Khan was stopped after his flight landed at the airport in White Plains, N.Y. on Thursday. He was en route to deliver a lecture at Yale University.

    He recounted the experience in the lecture. Media reports said the lecture was delayed by several hours because of the incident.

    He said, "Whenever I start feeling too arrogant about myself, I always make a trip to America."

    The actor added: "The immigration guys kick the star out of stardom."

    U.S. Embassy spokesman Peter Vrooman apologized "for any inconvenience."

    In 2009, Khan was stopped for two hours at Newark airport.

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