For all those who have been active on social media, the “Vasu Annan” trolls have been trending during the past few days, with debates about why jokes have to be taken in that spirit and also the opinions where many are opposing the celebration of a rapist.
Before going further, we will explain what this issue is all about.
Garudan Vasu or Vasu Annan is the character played by Sai Kumar in the 2002 hit Kunjikkoonan, which had Dileep in a double role. Dileep played a hunchback named Kunjan and a youth named Prasad, who was in love with Priya. Telugu actress Manya did the role of Priya. In the story, she was raped and killed by Garudan Vasu.
The trolls that are circulating now suggests Vasu was actually in love with Priya. There are trolls circulating that asks, what if Vasu had married Priya? Their family pictures have also been made by troll groups.
Manya herself posted her real life husband’s picture saying “Beware Vasu Anna”.
Sai Kumar has said in an interview that he is aware about the memes and was surprised by the creativity of the makers.
However, there is a debate going on in social media, against the trend of celebrating a rapist. According to them this series of ‘Vasu Annan jokes’ is in totally bad taste.
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