Ishaan Khatter Reacts To Rashmika Mandanna’s Deepfake Video Calls It ‘Uncool’

Rashmika Mandanna has unexpectedly found herself in the media spotlight due to a distressing incident.

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A deepfake video featuring her has circulated widely across the internet, prompting strong reactions from influential figures in the entertainment industry. Among those expressing their concerns about the video and the technology behind it is actor Ishaan Khatter. His perspective on this matter sheds light on the broader discourse surrounding the use of deepfake technology in today’s digital age.

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Ishaan Khatter addressed the ongoing controversy surrounding a deepfake video featuring Rashmika Mandanna that has been circulating on the internet. He expressed his disapproval, stating, “I strongly condemn it.

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I firmly believe that deepfake technology is not something to be celebrated. Using an individual’s likeness or voice without their consent is ethically unacceptable in my opinion. I firmly stand against such practices.”

Mrunal Thakur has voiced her support for Rashmika Mandanna.

Mrunal Thakur took to her Instagram stories recently to show her support for Rashmika regarding the deepfake video. She wrote, “Shame on people who resort to such things; it shows that there’s no conscience left at all in such people. Thank you, rashmika_mandanna, for speaking up, and for addressing this issue that we have seen glimpses of so far, but many of us chose to remain silent. Every day, there are morphed, edited videos of female actors floating around on the internet, zooming into inappropriate body parts. Where are we heading as a community, and as a society? We may be actresses in the ‘limelight,’ but at the end of the day, each one of us is human. Why aren’t we talking about it? Don’t remain silent; now is not the time

Amitabh Bachchan, Chinmayi Sripada, and Naga Chaitanya had advocated for legal action against the creation and distribution of deepfake videos.

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The controversial video actually features British-Indian influencer Zara Patel.