Rajinikanth doppelganger found in Pakistan, Internet goes bonkerstext_fields
A lookalike of Indian superstar Rajinikanth was found in Pakistan and the picture has gone viral on social media. The doppelganger is a retired government official named Rehmat Gashkori (62).
Towards the end of his career, his coworkers pointed out his resemblance to the actor. He searched the name Rajinikanth on Google and realised the similarities indeed existed, reported Arab News.
After retiring from public service, he started using social media more. When he posted photos and videos of himself, people started calling him by the name of south Indian action start. After this, he started imitating the unique style and mannerisms of Rajinikanth. He has been enjoying the attention he receives from netizens. People from Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, and the UAE comment on his social media posts.
"During my service with the deputy commissioner's office in Sibi, I didn't care too much about the comments about my resemblance with Rajinikanth. After I retired, I started using social media where many people started calling me by that name. I accepted it since I realised that God had blessed me with the looks of a great actor and human being," he told Arab News.
He was also mistaken for the actor and mobbed by people at a shopping mall in Karachi. Fans started taking selfies and asking if he was Rajinikanth. He replied that he was, but from Pakistan.