In a concerning development, Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt has become the latest victim of deepfake technology, following in the footsteps of fellow actresses Rashmika Mandanna, Katrina Kaif, and Kajol. A video circulating on social media platforms features Bhatt’s face superimposed onto someone else’s body, sparking concerns about the misuse of artificial intelligence.
The video’s emergence has reignited discussions surrounding the face swap trend powered by AI, which poses a significant threat to the privacy of public figures and individuals alike. Alia Bhatt has yet to publicly address the controversy.
The viral video depicts a woman resembling Bhatt clad in a blue floral co-ord set making obscene gestures towards the camera. However, closer examination reveals that Bhatt’s face has been digitally manipulated onto someone else’s body.
This incident showcases the rampant misuse of face swap technology and the urgent need for stricter measures to combat the creation and distribution of such malicious content. Additionally, calls for regulating AI to prevent its misuse have gained momentum among netizens.
“Following in the unfortunate footsteps of Rashmika Mandanna, Kajol, and Katrina Kaif, Alia Bhatt has become the latest victim of deepfake technology. It’s high time India enacts dedicated legislation to punish the perpetrators of these malicious acts. #StandwithAlia,” one user asserted.
In response to Alia Bhatt’s latest deepfake video, a wave of concern swept across social media, with numerous netizens expressing their apprehension about the unchecked use of artificial intelligence.
After Rashmika Mandanna, Kajol and Katrina Kaif, Alia Bhatt falls prey to DEEPFAKE ..✍️ #StandwithAlia
India Needs Dedicated Law To Punish Creators Of Deepfakes✍️✍️…#AliaBhattdeepfake #AliaBhatt #DeepFake @aliaa08
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— pavan kumar (@pavankumar09225) November 27, 2023
Alia Bhatt ka deep fake video aa gaya market mein batao ? where are we heading as a society?
— Anshul✍️ (@Anshultiwari_) November 27, 2023
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