A Deepfake explicit video of indian actress Rashmika Mandanna has created a storm online has sparked cybercrime debates. Ever since AI has taken over, the journey has been a little topsy-turvy. There are good sides to AI but of course bad too. Deepfakes, distorted images, and malpractices of the feature to harass people and impersonate others are a trend now.
The word “deep” is derived from “deep learning,” a method that swaps a person’s voice or face for another using software. Cybercrime experts have been contacted on multiple occasions in the past few years over the illicit use of deepfake images, which have damaged the reputations of individuals and been brutally used for blackmail.
WATCH: Rashmika Mandanna’s Deepkfake Explicit Video Creates A Storm Online
Recently, Actress Rashmika Mandanna is featured in a deepfake video circulating on social media recently. A woman is seen in the video getting into a lift, but Rashmika’s face has been placed over hers. While some social media viewers were tricked into believing the woman was Rashmika, several informed that the actress was not the woman in the footage and that artificial intelligence had altered the video.
In reaction to a deepfake video that featured “Animal” actress Rashmika Mandanna and went viral on social media, Amitabh Bachchan has demanded legal action. The audience was shocked when they saw the ‘Pushpa’ actress in the video get into a lift while sporting a form-fitting black dress with a low neckline. Reporter and fact-checker Abhishek Kumar of AltNews brought the whole truth behind the video to the limelight.
The reporter added that the person in the video was not Mandanna but rather a British-Indian blogger by the name of Zara Patel when she revealed on X that the clip was a deepfake. The reporter also demanded that the government take strong measures against individuals who intentionally abuse AI.
It should be noted that in the past, deepfake videos with well-known people, including Tom Cruise, Anne Hathaway, Mohanlal, Mammootty, Fahadh Faasil, and others, have been shared on social media.
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