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This Twitter Account Posts Hilariously Inaccurate Captions On Iconic Indian Photos

Who says history has to be boring?

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@RealHistories is a new novelty Twitter account that puts wildly inaccurate descriptions on historic photos of Indian celebrities.

Choreographer duo Bosco-Caesar with their Runners Up trophies at the World Dance Championship, Dhaka (1978)

Nelson Mandela along with Pandit Nehru and Usha Uthup at the Republic Day Parade in New Delhi (1962)

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The account is run by Vaibhav Vishal, the brains behind viral Tumblrs such as "Pratibha Patil Doing Things" and "Anna Hazare Doing Things".

4-year old Rahul Gandhi with Ashok Kumar and Vinod Mehra (1977)

Baba Ramdev with Karunanidhi and Nandan Nilekani (1973)

And let's just say that it's hilarious.

Aamir Khan (centre) and Anup Jalota (in sola topi) taking a break while shooting Chale Chalo from Lagaan (2000)

Sunil Gavaskar and Kapil Dev outside Delhi Airport just before the team’s departure for the tour of Australia (1977)

"After the 'Doing Things' series, I wanted to try something different. But the randomosity of this account was extremely pronounced and could have gone either way," Vishal told BuzzFeed.

A rare picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi without his beard (1983)

Kabir Bedi and Sunny Leone on the sets of Ek Paheli Leela (2014)

"Thankfully, Indian social media has an even more skewed sense of humour than I think it does, and the response has been amazing so far," he added.

Jackie Chan and AK Hangal during the making of Khwahish (picture clicked by Mallika Sherawat) (2001)

Michael Jackson taking a breather during the rehearsals for HIStory World Tour at the Andheri Sports Complex (1996)

You can follow Real Indian History on Twitter and Tumblr.

Yearbook picture of Bahujan Samajwadi Party leader and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Behen Mayawati (1957)

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