Shashi Tharoor’s coconut smashing photo goes viral on social media
Kochi: The troll makers have had a busy time as the senior Congress leader Sashi Tharoor shared a picture of him in traditional attire smashing a coconut at a temple in Palakkad, Kerala. It served as a meme fodder and went viral on social media soon after he posted it.
By adding little creativity in it, the troll makers have recreated it in various gestures; like a tea maker, dancer, bowler, wrestler and even placed him near the javelin of Neeraj Chopra.
After several years, Sashi Tharoor had spent this year’s Onam at his ancestral home at Elavanchery, Palakkad and tweeted the photo when he visited a Bhagavathi temple there. Seeing all the trolls, Tharoor responded appreciating the troll makers by posting their trolls.
He responded, “There are many of these memes going around using the picture of me ritually smashing a coconut. I don’t know who dreams them up by they are often very funny. These are some of my favourites.”
The coconut smashing photo came on WhatsApp with the caption, ‘after elevating the humble coco Nucifera.’