Lahore-based street sketch artist Shoukat Ali said that former ruler of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan’s painting helps him to bring in customers.
Shoukat Ali who dropped out of school, and began pursuing his hobby of making portraits further said that he doesn’t know who he is, but he helps him bring in customers. His portrait is lucky for him, roadside artist added.
He further said that he knows he is a King and he likes his face.
Shoukat said that his work brings in on average Rs. 30,000 per month and he is happy as he doesn’t have to pay any rent here, or electricity bills.