'Shameful state': Juhi Chawla stranded for hours at airport

Shruti Niraj
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13 Nov 2020: 'Shameful state': Juhi Chawla stranded for hours at airport

Actor Juhi Chawla was recently stranded for hours at the airport, after returning from UAE to India.

Sharing a video from the airport, the 53-year-old actor requested government authorities to deploy more officials to improve health clearance process at airports.

Thereafter, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) responded to her tweet, apologizing for the inconvenience and extending help.

Here's more on this.

Details: 'Pathetic, shameful state,' Juhi tweeted

In the video shared by Juhi, passengers can be seen stranded at the airport, wearing masks and shields.

Further, a person is heard saying, "This is going to cause a lot of Coronavirus (sic)."

Alongside the video, Juhi wrote, "Request the airport and government authorities to immediately deploy more officials and counters at the Airport Health clearance...Flight after flight after flight...Pathetic, shameful state (sic)."

Fact: We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience: AAI

Responding to Juhi's complaint, AAI wrote, "Dear Ma'am, We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused. Request you to please let us know which airport are you traveling from, so that we may escalate this issue at the earliest. Thank you, Team AAI (sic)."

Fact: You can watch the video here

Reactions: Fans and fellow stars supported Juhi

After Juhi's video surfaced, many Twitter users and fellow stars came out in her support, asking the authorities to take immediate action.

Actor Vindu Dara Singh wrote, "Yes it's just too many forms and paperwork. Must simplify and allow all to go home and self-quarantine (sic)."

However, many also criticized Juhi, stating that the situation was quite normal for non-VIPs.

Work: Juhi last shared screen space with Anil Kapoor in 2019

Juhi, co-owner of the Indian Premier League team, Kolkata Knight Riders, recently returned from UAE to India.

The cricket team finished at the fifth position on the points table this season.

On the film front, Juhi has starred in films such as Ishq, Darr and Yes Boss, among others.

She was last seen in Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga.