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    This Guy Was Tired Of Relatives Asking Him About Marriage, So He Did A Couples Shoot...With Himself

    Well, that's one way to shut 'em up.

    If you're an Indian older than 20, chances are that relatives and neighbours ask you about your marriage plans on a regular basis, even though you've never had a single conversation with them ever before.

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    Music producer Nikhil Malik is one such unfortunate soul, and he recently decided to take matters into his own hands because he'd had enough of everyone's prying questions.

    He called up his friend Bhumika Bhatia, a photographer, and set up a shoot to announce to everyone concerned that he had, in fact, found "the one".

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    "Getting older with Indian relatives asking you if you're with someone and when you're getting married is just exhausting. So why not tell them yes, I am with someone who I totally adore and want to spend the rest of my life with," Bhatia told BuzzFeed.

    And, well, let's just say that the shoot was pretty ~iconic~.

    Facebook: bhumika.bphotography / Via Bhumika Bhatia

    Over two hours, Malik posed as both halves of the "couple" in his relationship, even as the uncles and aunties in the park did double takes at what was going on.

    Facebook: bhumika.bphotography / Via Bhumika Bhatia

    "We made it look as cheesy as possible," Bhatia clarified.

    Facebook: bhumika.bphotography / Via Bhumika Bhatia

    "We came up with this shoot to basically shut every Indian relative's mouth by saying that you don't need to be with someone to make yourself happy, you are enough," she added.

    Facebook: bhumika.bphotography / Via Bhumika Bhatia
    Facebook: bhumika.bphotography / Via Bhumika Bhatia

    "We want to see how everyone will react, and want the young ones to show it to their families and relatives and say, 'listen, here's your answer, I love myself'."

    Facebook: bhumika.bphotography / Via Bhumika Bhatia

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    You can follow Bhumika's work on Instagram and Facebook.

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