Recently, a deepfake video of Rashmika Mandanna has been released on internet. This video has sparked outrage among the netizens and people are demanding legal action against the person involved in this crime. The original video belongs to a woman named Zara Patel and the video was edited using deepfake technology. Using this technology, the face of Zara Patel was replaced with the face of Rashmika Mandanna and it appears as if the original video was of Rashmika Mandanna.
Watch Real Video of Zara Patel Given Below
Watch Deepfake Video of Rashmika Mandanna
Who is Zara Patel?
Zara Patel is a British-Indian Instagram influencer. She has over 400,000 followers on Instagram. In her bio, Zara Patel claims that she is a full-time Data Engineer.
What Rashmika Mandanna said about her fake video?
She called the experience ‘extremely scary’ and called everyone to take action against such identity thefts.Taking to X (formerly Twitter), she wrote, “I feel really hurt to share this and have to talk about the deepfake video of me being spread online. Something like this is honestly, extremely scary not only for me, but also for each one of us who today is vulnerable to so much harm because of how technology is being misused.(sic)”
I feel really hurt to share this and have to talk about the deepfake video of me being spread online.— Rashmika Mandanna (@iamRashmika) November 6, 2023
Something like this is honestly, extremely scary not only for me, but also for each one of us who today is vulnerable to so much harm because of how technology is being misused.…
What are Deepfake videos?
Deepfakes are videos or audio recordings that have been manipulated to make it look or sound like someone is saying or doing something they never actually said or did. They are created using artificial intelligence (AI) and can be very difficult to detect.
The spread of deepfake videos is a growing concern, as they can be used to spread misinformation, damage someone’s reputation, or even commit fraud.
What are deepfakes used for?
Most of the deepfake videos have been pornographic in nature. But during elections time, digitally altered clips of politicians are also circulated to falsely attribute a statement or promise to them.