Nasir Khan Jan on utilizing trolls to his benefit


In a stunning flip of occasions, social media sensation Nasir Khan Jan appeared on Nida Yasir’s morning present and mentioned his declare to fame – his viral movies. He revealed how making ‘viral’ content material modified his life and have become his sole supply of incomes. He additionally opened up about his schooling, what he really wished to be in life, and his household’s response to his virality, which additionally got here in the way in which of his marriage.

The content material creator, whose movies grew to become all the craze when he first stepped into the social media realm, was solely experimenting with on-line platforms with the intention of delivering a “constructive” message. However his makes an attempt to place himself on the digital map had been rebuked by many. Jan, nevertheless, didn’t let the negativity put him down and stored doing what he got down to do.

“I at all times wished to be a flight attendant. However my father, who’s an allopathic physician, was very adamant about getting me an schooling. I’ve many levels and I’ve executed my masters in English. However deep down I at all times wished to be an instantaneous success story. I wasn’t after fame, to be sincere, however that was imminent,” Jan informed Yasir. “I used to be executed with all the pieces once I first pulled out my cellphone to make a video. I began by providing well being ideas, how one can hold oneself hydrated for glowing pores and skin and all. However it grew to become successful…” Jan continued, shocked.

When requested about how expertise grew to become his greatest good friend with out him understanding a lot about it, Jan recalled being on his cellphone 24/7. “I’d ship emails backwards and forwards in an effort to maneuver out of Pakistan. I began networking, made pals all over the world. Within the course of, I attempted my hand at content material creation. So, after my first video went viral, I used to be scolded at dwelling. My household wasn’t pleased.”

Jan by some means made his mother and father perceive that he was solely delivering a constructive message and there was nothing fallacious in that. “However the on-line response was harsh too. Fortunately, most it was humorous. It was the individuals who made my movies humorous, they weren’t speculated to be humorous. I grew to become a meme and everybody laughed. I made a decision then that I’ll hold making critical content material and let individuals discover the joke. I additionally grew to become cussed about it. I stated, ‘I’ll take heed to everybody however I’ll do what my coronary heart says.’”

One factor led to a different and Jan began producing a income from on-line promotions and birthday greetings. “A lady from Sweden, Tina – she was additionally my fan – helped me perceive how I can monetize my new-found fame. I made a decision to advertise issues, ship birthday greeting and nicely… now I’m married and I’ve a child and I can run my entire family simply from simply my cellphone.”

Lamenting the cons of getting cash on-line in a rustic like Pakistan, Jan shared, “Only in the near past, when social media websites had been down, together with YouTube, we needed to endure a whole lot of losses. It’s all very relative however I’m glad thus far, it’s been good.”

As for getting married, Jan reminisced first seeing his now spouse her at a household gathering. “I noticed her and I assumed to myself, she’s similar to Katrina Kaif,” he chuckled. “It was love at first sight. And the type of particular person I’m, I immediately approached her and proposed her. After all, she didn’t like me at first, given our on-line picture. It grew to become troublesome. I made a decision I’ll attempt once more. I attempted thrice and finally, it labored. All matches are made in heaven.” Jan additionally recalled flattering his dream woman’s father to get his means. “My fame actually grew to become an issue. However I flattered my father-in-law. I bought him to love me and finally, issues fell into place.”

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