Amitabh Bachchan Expresses Alarm as AI Deepfake Video of Rashmika Mandana Goes Viral
In a recent incident, actress Rashmika Mandanna fell victim to cybercrime as a deepfake video featuring her went viral on social media. This video depicted a woman in a provocative outfit stepping into an elevator, with her face morphed to resemble Rashmika's. The situation garnered attention, with even Amitabh Bachchan calling for legal action against its creators, taking to Twitter to express his concerns.
The video quickly circulated across social media platforms, confusing netizens. Some, however, were quick to point out that the video was indeed a fake.
🚨 There is an urgent need for a legal and regulatory framework to deal with deepfake in India.You might have seen this viral video of actress Rashmika Mandanna on Instagram. But wait, this is a deepfake video of Zara Patel.This thread contains the actual video. (1/3) pic.twitter.com/SidP1Xa4sT— Abhishek (@AbhishekSay) November 5, 2023
But what exactly is deepfake technology, and why is it becoming a growing concern?
Deepfake technology is a disturbing development in the ever-evolving world of artificial intelligence. It enables cybercriminals not only to manipulate their voices to sound like someone else but also to manipulate videos in a way that makes them appear genuine. This technology has the potential to deceive and manipulate people, causing harm and confusion in the process.
yes this is a strong case for legal https://t.co/wHJl7PSYPN— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) November 5, 2023
In the meantime, a journalist further verified the video's inauthenticity. He emphasized the for a legal and regulatory framework to address the issue of deepfake technology in India. The journalist pointed out that you may have come across the viral video featuring actress Rashmika Mandanna on Instagram. However, it's crucial to note that this video is, in fact, a deepfake featuring Zara Patel.
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