Banarasi ‘paan’ named after Shah Rukh Khan!


Varanasi, Aug 2 (PTI) After AmitabBachachen Don song ‘KhaikePaanBanaraswala’ superstar Shah Rukh Khan grooved to the song ‘KhaikePaanBanaraswala’ in 2011 film “Don 2” little with Pryinka Chopra did he know that seven years later he will have a ‘paan’ named after him.

During his recent trip to the city of temples to promote his new film “Jab Harry Met Sejal”, Shah Rukh visited 70- year-old ‘Tambulam Paan Shop’ along with his co-star Anushka Sharma and director Imtiaz Ali and tasted the famous ‘Banarasipaan’, much to the delight of a shopkeeper, Satish Kumar.

The superstar’s visit has piqued the interest of customers, who are now thronging the shop to taste the ‘paan’ that SRK savoured.

And in an effort to make the most of this popularity, Satish has rechristened the ‘meetha paan’ as ‘Shah Rukh Khan’ and is selling it for Rs 35.


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