#chaiwala was one of the top twitter trends on Monday. (Image source: fitin.pk facebook page) Photograph: (Facebook)
Arshad Khan, a tea-vendor, has landed a modelling contract with retail site, fitin.pk, and pictures from his first shoot are already out
Pakistan’s famous chai-wala Arshad Khan, who went viral on social media for his model-like good looks and sea blue eyes, has landed a modeling contract with retail site, fitin.pk, Pakistan newspaper Dawn reported.
His first shoot is already out.
“Chai wala no more chai wala he is fashion wala now,” said the website’s Facebook page.
Arshad Khan is just 18 years old and works at Islamabad's Sunday Bazaar (Peshawar Chowk).
#chaiwala was one of the top twitter trends on Monday.
On October 14, photographer Jiah Ali posted a picture of Arshad on her Instagram account @jiah_ali.
The chai-wala has taken social media by storm since and people just can’t seem to stop talking about him.
Here's what people on twitter had to say about him.
Girls Might Have Discussed Only One Topic In Their Schools,Colleges & Universities ,
"Yar FB Par Wo #ChaiWala Daika Ta"🙈
😂 pic.twitter.com/qCZKaEQWgZ — Ihtisham ul Haq (@iihtishamm) October 19, 2016
Earlier, Arshad had no idea about his popularity but later told Dawn that he'll definitely model and act in films if he gets the chance.