JAKARTADAILY.ID – Indonesian actress, model, and singer Aura Kasih uploaded a picture and video of her and her friend having dinner on Instagram, but commenters were more amused by the voluptuous model's choice of cigarette brand.
In the short video posted on August 5, 2022, Aura and her friend can be seen toasting and enjoying what looks to be a fancy dinner, but it did not take long for commenters to spot the Gudang Garam International cigarette pack on the table.
Gudang Garam International is a heavy kretek cigarette most predominantly enjoyed by older, working-class men in Indonesia.
Needless to say, people were amused that a young and beautiful actress would be smoking such a heavy brand of cigarettes. The video soon gained traction, especially after gossip account @undercover.id reposted the video.
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"It's Garpit, wow," said a netizen commenting on the picture, referring to one of the most popular cigarette brands in Indonesia 'Gudang Garam International' (commonly abbreviated as “Filter” or "Garpit").
"She also likes Garpit, like Ariel Tatum," another Instagram user commented.
Other Garpit or Filter enjoyers expressed their pride, as stereotypically Gudang Garam International is known to be the brand of choice for laborers such as construction workers.
Aura Kasih, whose full name is Sanny Aura Syahrani, is a young celebrity, who started her career by participating in the beauty pageant Miss Indonesia in 2007. Representing Lampung province, she became a finalist in the beauty pageant event that year.
Born on February 26, 1988, Aura Kasih then became a singer, with her debut album called "Malaikat Penggoda" (The Angel Who Seduces) released on 2008.
Her song titled "Mari Bercinta" (Let's Make Love) has been a well-known song in many dance halls in Indonesia.
Aura Kasih then tried her fortune in the acting world by playing a character in the movie "Asmara Dua Diana" (The Love Story of the Two Dianas) which was released in 2008.
She then started many other movies, including the horror movie "The Sacred Riana: Beginning" and "The Sacred Riana 2: Bloody Mary."
Aura Kasih also played in some soap operas and FTVs and often appear in television programs.
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