Islamabad: Arshad Khan, a blue-eyed young chaiwala (tea seller) from Pakistan, has got an offer of a model. The chaiwala became an instant sensation on internet after his photo was posted on Instagram. According to the media reports, retail site www.fitin.pk has signed on the youngster as a model for an undisclosed amount. Arshad Khan's first shoot is already out, the Dawn reported on Wednesday.
His photo was posted by an aspiring photographer Jiah Ali on October 14. It was picked up in the West, including the popular website Buzzfeed.
One of 18 siblings, Arshad hails from Kohat and has been making tea at Islamabad's Sunday Bazaar for three months. He has never been to school. According to Dawn, Arshad doesn't even know when his photograph was taken or who took it.