Perhaps Morgan Freeman's portrayal of the late Nelson Mandela in 2009's Invictus was a little too convincing.
The designer of a billboard in India confused the two men and ended up paying tribute to the late South African leader with a headshot of Freeman.
— Samanth Subramanian (@Samanth_S) December 19, 2013
Below Freeman's face are images of Martin Luther King, Mother Teresa and Mahatma Ghandi. (And no, Ben Kingsley's photo didn't make the Ghandi spot.)
"We should be proud that we were part of an era when they lived," the Tamil-language billboard reads, according to a translation by the AFP.
And while many would argue they are also proud to live in the era of Morgan Freeman, the mistake is still an embarrassing one.
The Huffington Post's translation includes the tribute's entire text:
"Among today's politicians who cannot think beyond the next election cycle,Read More »from Morgan Freeman mistaken for Mandela on Indian billboard