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Deepfake videos have once again ignited controversy on social media, with celebrities like Rashmika Mandanna, Katrina Kaif, and Kajol being targeted. The most recent victim is Alia Bhatt, as a video circulating online shows her face superimposed onto another women. Alia Bhatt has not yet responded to the growing controversy surrounding the video. A deepfake video featuring Alia Bhatt has surfaced, where her facial features have been seamlessly integrated into another woman's footage. The manipulated clip shows the woman making various gestures in front of the camera.
Earlier, a deepfake video of Rashmika Mandanna had gone viral, prompting the actress to express her disappointment and raise concerns about the potential misuse of such technology to defame someone. Mandanna addressed the viral deepfake video featuring her, expressing her distress and stating her hurt at having to discuss this issue. The misuse of technology is causing significant damage.
A deepfake video, created using AI technology, depicted the actress Pushpa entering an elevator while wearing a black dress. It was later revealed that the video featured another woman entirely. The video garnered a response from prominent figures such as Amitabh Bachchan and Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar.