‘Chai wala’ Arshad Khan, who works at Islamabad’s Sunday Bazaar (Peshawar Chowk), has women gushing over his good looks.
The Instagram post on October 14 by aspiring photographer Jiah Ali (@jiah_ali) went viral and caused a sensation with #chaiwala being among the top Twitter trends on Monday.
Move over Fawad Khan - there's a new Pakistani heartthrob who's making waves not just in Pakistan but across the subcontinent, the Gulf and, indeed, the world.
Blue eyes, rugged looks, a piercing gaze and all things synonymous with a superstar are being flaunted by Arshad Khan, the heartthrob 'chaiwala' from Pakistan.
According to the Times of India, people on social media are calling him Pakistan's nuclear weapon, one that can be used for carrying out surgical strikes on Indian girls.
His pictures were shared on Instagram by a Pakistani photographer Jiah Ali. She informed the International Business Times of the fact that she happened to spot him in the Itwar Bazaar area of Islamabad during her participation in a photo-walk, a few months back.
The story was picked up by international media, including popular US website Buzzfeed.
In an interview with local TV news, the blue-eyed Arshad indicated that he has been living in Islamabad for the last 25 years and joined the tea stall a few months ago, the Daily Pakistan reported.
When asked if he knew what Twitter or Instagram is, Arshad replied that he has no idea what those things meant.
Brother of 17 siblings, he expressed his ecstasy on becoming famous in one day.
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