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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