Tuesday Oct 18, 2016
A chaiwala Arshad Khan from Pakistan has become the latest internet sensation globally. Admired for his good looks, the chaiwala from Islamabad was discovered when a local photographer posted his picture on social media.
The post by photographer Javeria went viral and the chaiwala who was working at the Sunday Bazaar became an overnight social media celebrity.
In Pakistan, the picture caused a sensation with #chaiwala being among the top Twitter trends on Monday.
"The picture was picked from my social media and people and made it a Twitter trend. It has now become famous worldwide," photographer Javeria said.
The story was also picked up by international media, including popular US website Buzzfeed.
“He is now being compared to different film stars like Fawad Khan. I think it was basically his natural beauty which people liked,” Javeria told Geo News.