Mumbai: While the popularity of Garner for their roles, the films, the quotient of style and a way of life, Bollywood celebrities are also grab eyes to their frequent stops at airports.
From Anushka Sharma Bipasha Basu, Minissha Lamba, and many celebrities have been detained in a taste of Mumbai airport, the transport of goods reserved. What is surprising is that the cases were very common.
"I'm sure there are a lot of people who are detained by the customs authorities daily. When a celebrity is held, the entire incident blown out of proportion and are in the spotlight. I guess that airport officials are aware that the chances that the (stars) made enormous (amount) of money or valueables is higher, making them easy targets, "spokesman` s Minissha told reporters.
The actress was recently detained at the international airport after returning from the Cannes Film Festival. She was arrested at the airport and had jewels worth Rs 50 lakhs undeclared. Minissha was stopped by a customs officer as he crossed the green channel at the airport.
Monday ', the actress Anushka Sharma was arrested by customs carrying brown diamond jewelry, and two watches worth Rs 35 lakh Christian Dior. The actor was returning from Toronto via Air India flight from Singapore after leading the International Indian Film Academy Awards (IFA).
"Anna was arrested and questioned about possession of jewelry and accessories that all documents have been prepared and reviewed by Customs. The whole process was handled by Customs in an equitable manner," said the President of the door 25 of age The actress' other.
In the past, celebrities, many others have had similar experiences.
Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan was arrested at Delhi airport earlier this year when he seemed to have a large amount of undeclared currency in his possession, on the way to Karachi via Dubai. He had come to India to perform at concerts c `Aman Ki Asha`. A team of Revenue Intelligence Directorate (DRI) arrested him while he was clearing checked out and released the next day.
Some years ago, Shilpa Shetty faces an embarrassing situation like the Mumbai airport, when he was traveling to London to attend the function IFA. According to emigration in search of notice has been issued in its name in a case of obscenity, the Court of Rajasthan. This after the Shilpa and Hollywood actor Richard Gere has been seen kissing in public charity function.
"I think the celebrity-oriented, the department is an example that everyone is equal and no one is above the law. In recent months, as they have arrested several people and confiscated their accessories not said there should be been noticed before. customs and intelligence officials have always had the information but now have become more active, it `s important," said director Sanjay Chauhan Puran Singh told reporters.
Added ADVICE Head Honcho Kumar Tauran: "Celebrities have been so busy today that they forget to do the paperwork right things they bring, they must follow all the rules and then there will be no problem .."
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