Shah Rukh Khan was NOT stopped by customs officials at Mumbai airport; Here’s what happened
Shah Rukh Khan has gone as a guest of honour for the Sharjah International Book Fair 2022. He has returned this morning.
Shah Rukh Khan today was reportedly 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. The actor has landed in Mumbai from Sharjah, UAE, where he had gone as a guest of honour for the Sharjah International Book Fair 2022. The other media sites had mentioned that he had covers of luxury watches worth Rs 18 lakh with him.
Shah Rukh Khan was NOT stopped at Mumbai airport:
But, the latest reports suggest that Shah Rukh Khan was NOT stopped by the customs officials at Mumbai airport. According to the reports published by Times Of India, a senior customs officer of Mumbai airport rubbished the rumours. He also confirmed that the Pathaan star was not asked to pay a penalty for carrying luxury watches worth Rs. 18 Lakh. "Shah Rukh Khan and his team were asked to pay duty for the goods they were carrying. There was no penalty as reported by the media," revealed the officer in his chat with Times Of India. The new revelation made by the customs officer has now finally put an end to the rumours.
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'.