Rashmika Mandanna Deepfake Video: Since the horrifying Deepfake incident, the model and influencer, Zara Patel spoke about it through her Instagram page. The actress Rashmika Mandanna became a victim of the distasteful incident that occurred when a video of her surfaced on the internet. However, it was soon revealed that it was made using the deepfake software that morphed the actress’ face of the British-Indian influencer, Zara Patel. Since then, the influencer has spoken out about the incident by calling it “Deeply Disturbing”
Zara Patel speaks out on the Deepfake incident
Zara Patel is an Instagrammer, with over 453 thousand followers. Moreover, she is known to post bold posts on her official page. This model’s body was used in a deepfake video, where the renowned actress, Rashmika Mandanna’s face was seamlessly morphed into her body, showing the negative side of the technical advancements of AI. Since then, many celebrities have spoken about the incident by showing their disapproval of such behaviour while showing support for the actress.
Moreover, recently, the model Zara Patel also took to her Instagram to condemn these works by saying, “Hi all, It has come to my attention that someone created a deepfake video using my body and a particular Bollywood actress’s face. I had no involvement in the deepfake video, and I’m deeply disturbed and upset by what is happening. I worry about the future of women and girls who now have to fear even more about putting themselves on social media. Please take a step back and fact-check what you see on the internet. Not everything on the internet is real.” In this Instagram story, she further wrote, “I am deeply upset by what is happening”
What is Deepfake
Deepfakes are made using a software called DeepBrain that creates fake videos that look very real. Moreover, these are made using content available on the internet and are not generated by AI. In this case, they used the actor Rashmika and the model, Zara. Although it is legal software that anyone can use, it shall not be used to violate any laws such as this. Previously, several deepfakes have been used to portray politicians saying artificial things.