The Internet can make anyone famous in a very short time. Arshad Khan is the best example for everyone to see, a chaiwala from Pakistan who got famous after a photographer uploaded his pictures of social media. After his photos went viral soon he got modeling contracts and became a star.
We all know that Chaiwala is from Pakistan but now there come’s a twist in this story. As per the latest reports says, it looks like the Chaiwala is not from Pakistan but he is an Afghan national. Yes, it’s true! A Pakistani news channel Geo TV has confirmed that he is not a Pakistani. The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) said Arshad did not have his legal documents which can say he is a Pakistani. Dr. Omar Zhakilwal, Pakistan’s special envoy and Afghanistan Ambassador to Pakistan, tweeted and confirm the news that Pakistani Chaiwala, Arshad Khan is Afghani.
The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) said Arshad did not have his legal documents which can say he is a Pakistani. Zhakilwal, An Afghanistani Ambassador in Pakistan, tweeted and confirmed the news that Pakistani Chaiwala, Arshad Khan is Afghani.
Here is the tweet by, Omar Zhakilwal. Check It:
Arshad has been charged for using fake documents to get the national identity card and then for making a passport. As per the reports they said, there were many points which were doubtful but Arshad used his celebrity status and got the passport. Arshad refused these reports and talked about the photos on his Facebook which showed him getting the identity card at the headquarters of NADRA in Islamabad. Khan says, that his family is from Mardan in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and his father was born in Pakistani Punjab in Sargodha.
Now it looks like the chaiwala is going to be in big trouble. Let’s see what happens.
In October 2016, the Chaiwala became popular on Social media after Jiah Ali, the photographer uploaded his pictures on Instagram.