In Pictures: When Gods & Subjects From Old Paintings Take Selfies
Radha-Krishna taking a selfie (Photo Courtesy: Tumblr/<a href="http://selfiegods.tumblr.com/">Gods taking Selfie</a>)
Radha-Krishna taking a selfie (Photo Courtesy: Tumblr/Gods taking Selfie)

In Pictures: When Gods & Subjects From Old Paintings Take Selfies

Each one of us is smitten with this infamous habit of clicking selfies. But what would happen if the Gods we worship got addicted too? Sounds weird right? But artist Ardita Das has not only creatively imagined what it would be like, but also portrayed it really well. This Pune-based artist has re-imagined old paintings of Gods and has creatively brought this bizarre thought to life. She has photoshopped the pictures and handed over smartphones to our Gods, making them do what this generation does best, click selfies.

As strange as it sounds, the photos are equally hilarious to look at.

1. When You Just Don't Care About Your Exile

Rama and Sita trying to take the perfect selfie. (Photo Courtesy: Tumblr/<a href="http://selfiegods.tumblr.com/">Gods taking Selfie</a>)
Rama and Sita trying to take the perfect selfie. (Photo Courtesy: Tumblr/Gods taking Selfie)

2. The One With a Waterproof Phone



Rainy day selfies with Radha and Krishna. (Photo Courtesy: Tumblr/<a href="http://selfiegods.tumblr.com/">Gods taking Selfie</a>)
Rainy day selfies with Radha and Krishna. (Photo Courtesy: Tumblr/Gods taking Selfie)

3. Celebratory Selfies



When the diploma is finally in your hands (Photo Courtesy: Tumblr/<a href="http://selfiegods.tumblr.com/">Gods taking Selfie</a>)
When the diploma is finally in your hands (Photo Courtesy: Tumblr/Gods taking Selfie)

4. For the Wedding Season



Snapchatting wedding selfies (Photo Courtesy: Tumblr/<a href="http://selfiegods.tumblr.com/">Gods taking Selfie</a>)
Snapchatting wedding selfies (Photo Courtesy: Tumblr/Gods taking Selfie)

5. Just to Make Sure That You Look Your Best



When the girls are out having fun and someone announces a selfie, everyone becomes attentive. (Photo Courtesy: Tumblr/<a href="http://selfiegods.tumblr.com/">Gods taking Selfie</a>)
When the girls are out having fun and someone announces a selfie, everyone becomes attentive. (Photo Courtesy: Tumblr/Gods taking Selfie)

6. The Pre-War Selfie



Krishna using the selfie stick to document the great war and hence becoming a pioneer in creating viral content. (Photo Courtesy: Tumblr/<a href="http://selfiegods.tumblr.com/">Gods taking Selfie</a>)
Krishna using the selfie stick to document the great war and hence becoming a pioneer in creating viral content. (Photo Courtesy: Tumblr/Gods taking Selfie)

7. The One on the Elephant



When you want to be in the frame, but you also gotta ride an elephant. (Photo Courtesy: Tumblr/<a href="http://selfiegods.tumblr.com/">Gods taking Selfie</a>)
When you want to be in the frame, but you also gotta ride an elephant. (Photo Courtesy: Tumblr/Gods taking Selfie)

8. When the Frame Is Not Right



Dammit Radha, you had one job. (Photo Courtesy: Tumblr/<a href="http://selfiegods.tumblr.com/">Gods taking Selfie</a>)
Dammit Radha, you had one job. (Photo Courtesy: Tumblr/Gods taking Selfie)

9. The One With the Perfect Angle



When you need to argue about who has the longer arm to take the selfie. (Photo Courtesy: Tumblr/<a href="http://selfiegods.tumblr.com/">Gods taking Selfie</a>)
When you need to argue about who has the longer arm to take the selfie. (Photo Courtesy: Tumblr/Gods taking Selfie)

10. And Then There Is the Unintentional Selfie



The act of taking a selfie as though by accident, with no intention of looking pretty.(Photo Courtesy: Tumblr/<a href="http://selfiegods.tumblr.com/">Gods taking Selfie</a>)
The act of taking a selfie as though by accident, with no intention of looking pretty.(Photo Courtesy: Tumblr/Gods taking Selfie)

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