Alia Bhatt finds herself in the crosshairs of a Deepfake Video. A troubling trend involves crafting realistic-looking fake videos using artificial intelligence. This article delves into the concerning issue, shedding light on the latest instance involving the Bollywood star. As Deepfake technology advances, its potential misuse poses threats to individuals’ privacy and reputation. Let’s explore the details of this unsettling development and understand the implications for public figures like Alia Bhatt. Watch the video and learn more about the growing challenges posed by Deepfake content.
Following Rashmika Mandanna, Katrina Kaif, and Kajol, a fake video featuring Alia Bhatt is circulating on social media. The video edits Alia’s face onto another woman’s, raising concerns. Alia has not addressed the controversy yet. A deepfake video victimizes Alia Bhatt, digitally superimposing her face onto another woman’s in the original footage. The video shows the woman making gestures on camera.
Rashmika Mandanna case
Earlier this month, Rashmika Mandanna addressed the viral deepfake video of her on X (formerly Twitter), expressing deep concern. She shared the fear and vulnerability that such misuse of technology brings not only to her but to everyone facing potential harm. She said,
“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.”
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.…
— Rashmika Mandanna (@iamRashmika) November 6, 2023
In response to a related tweet, Amitabh Bachchan emphasized the need for legal action. He affirmed that this is a serious case demanding legal measures to combat the misuse of technology. Big B stated, “Yes, this is a strong case for legal.”
yes this is a strong case for legal https://t.co/wHJl7PSYPN
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) November 5, 2023
The actor continued, stating gratitude for her family and friends as her support. Reflecting on the situation, she acknowledged that if such an incident occurred during her school or college days, she wouldn’t have known how to handle it. Stressing the importance of addressing this issue collectively and urgently, Rashmika urged the community to act before more people fall victim to identity theft. She tagged the official X accounts of Cyberabad Police and Maharashtra Cyber, the agency handling cybersecurity and cybercrime investigations in Maharashtra, in her post on IG.
Alia Bhatt’s Stellar Achievements
Switching gears to her professional life, Alia Bhatt bagged the Best Actor award in the Web Original Film category at the Filmfare OTT Awards for her web debut, Darlings. Notably, she clinched the National Award for her standout performance in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Gangubai Kathiawadi. Alia was recently seen in Karan Johar’s Rocky Aur Rani ki Prem Kahaani and made her Hollywood debut in Heart of Stone. With Vasan Bala’s Jigra in the works, Alia continues to keep her fans excited about her upcoming projects.
What is this technology?
Deepfake tech, utilizing AI and machine learning, crafts misleading visual and audio content. It overlays one person’s features onto another’s, creating a convincing fake video. Due to its potential for defamation and spreading false information, various platforms have banned this technology.