It’s not on a regular basis that one will get to see an actor be cool with taking a joke (working example Will Smith’s newest outburst). Usually, celebrities develop into defensive and offended, however Pakistani…sorry, we imply British Asian actor Ahsan Khan just isn’t one in every of them.
It began when an previous interview of Ahsan Khan’s resurfaced on-line, by which the actor appears to be placing on a British accent whereas talking to the press. Khan was attending the Asian Achievers Awards, a platform that has been celebrating the achievements of South Asians within the UK for over twenty years now. He had been within the UK for his position in a musical known as Ishq which was carried out on the Sadler’s Wells Theatre.
Khan’s British accent, and his declare of being a ‘British Asian’ actor had the Twitterati rolling up memes and jokes quicker than let’s imagine the viral line “right here and there, yea”. For the previous few days, all anybody can discuss is Ahsan Khan with the jokes having taken over social media:
sick of this scorching climate want i used to be british asian actor ahsan khan who lives right here and there as effectively
— adiba (@notabidaa) March 31, 2022
a child about to say their first phrase: b-
me: omg? are u going to say baba?
child: british asian actor ahsan khan, who works right here and there as effectively.
– ✨ (@peachcrisis) March 30, 2022
Nonetheless, the actual noteworthy growth of all this enjoyable is Ahsan Khan making a TikTok video together with his kids, poking enjoyable at himself.
What phrases can not do justice to is the very actual and real laughter echoing throughout the cellphone when One thing Haute obtained in contact with Khan to speak about his accent, the jokes and his response to the insanity. “Don’t neglect to tag this British Asian actor whenever you share my video,” he spoke jokingly in his (faux) British accent.
When talking about why he placed on an accent for the press, Khan knowledgeable us that he had been within the UK for a couple of months on the time of that interview. “I used to be 11 years previous after I got here to Pakistan. At the moment my entire household lives there, I’ve a house there, and my cousins have a really robust British accent. Once you spend a lot time round folks with thick accents, you generally decide it up additionally subconsciously. I didn’t plan to talk with an accent or make it up proper there. It simply occurred!”
Khan additionally laughed at how he’s being mocked for calling himself British-Asian as an alternative of Pakistani. “The reporters guided me to make use of the time period British Asian as an alternative of calling myself Pakistani as a result of they felt that it could limit me or put me in a field, so I simply repeated what I stated. And technically, I’m from there so it’s not incorrect. Mujhe kya pata tha ye sab itna bara mazaaq ban jaye ga (How would I do know that this is able to develop into such an enormous joke),” he acknowledged earlier than cracking up once more.
Fortunately, Khan is basically having fun with this and is completely happy to see folks laughing additionally. “Issues are so chaotic currently, politically and socially, we’ve obtained one thing to have enjoyable with so I’m additionally having time. Among the memes are so humorous, actually all of us have such sense of humour. Additionally, blunders occur on a regular basis! That doesn’t imply your craft and popularity will get affected.”
Khan is presently selling his upcoming movie with Neelam Munir, known as Chakkarand is awaiting the discharge of one other movie’s teaser. Titled Rehbraathis movie stars Ahsan Khan reverse Ayesha Omar.