Why is Rashmika Mandanna viral video trending? HOLR breaks it down.
Why is Rashmika Mandanna trending?
Rashmika Mandanna Viral Video
As noted in this article, there is a viral video making its rounds online that reportedly involves a deepfake video seemingly showcasing the star allegedly entering an elevator. The clip that is going viral reportedly shows Rashmika Mandanna going into an elevator. However, it was soon revealed that the woman in the video is British-Indian influencer Zara Patel- and not Mandanna. As a result, the video has seemingly been altered to include deepfake technology to change Patel’s face into Mandanna’s.
The below video posted by user @sibu2ifys.channal details the video and shows the clip that’s going viral online.
Rashmika Mandanna Deepfake
Mandanna took to “X” formerly known as Twitter, to discuss her fears surrounding the deepfake video that’s going viral online.
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
She also posted this to her Instagram page:
What do you think about this deepfake video making its rounds and Mandanna’s response?
Published by HOLR Magazine.