Bollywood Star Shah Rukh Khan stopped at airport for carrying Dh80,000 worth of luxury watches.
Shah Rukh Khan was in the UAE on Friday evening for the Sharjah International Book Fair where he was named International Icon of Cinema and Cultural Narrative.
Addressing his fans in the audience, he said: “Hold an honest and a gentle heart there’s nothing needed to lead this life more successfully than these two qualities in your heart.
Khan was accompanied by Oscar-winner Dr Resul Pookutty who was also honoured for his contribution to the advancement of cinematic arts sound design.
Shah Rukh Khan was stopped by customs officials at Mumbai Airport while returning from Sharjah.
Shah Rukh Kha was travelling in a private chartered plane. It added that, sources from the Air Intelligence Unit said that he was carrying watches worth Rs1.8 million approximately Dh80,000.
The actor was reportedly asked to pay a hefty Rs683,000 approximately Dh31,000 penalty for custom duty.