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Ranveer Singh files FIR against the AI generated Deepfake video doing the rounds; spokesperson confirms

Ranveer Singh has filed an FIR against a deepfake video spreading online, stating it compromises his reputation. His spokesperson confirmed the complaint and stated legal action will be sought against the perpetrators.

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By Megha Badiger
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Be it off-screen appearance or on-screen presence, superstar Ranveer Singh has always wooed the fans and the audiences with his presence. Recently, he became the latest victim of the menace sweeping the industry- a fake AI-generated deepfake video featuring the actor surfaced online in which he is purportedly heard voicing his political views. While the video, from the actor's recent visit to Varanasi, appears genuine, the audio is of an AI-enabled voice clone of Ranveer.

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He also recently addressed and warned the audience on social media by writing, "Deepfake se bacho dostonnnn."

In a recent development regarding the generation and circulation of the deepfake video, when asked, the official spokesperson of Ranveer Singh confirmed filing a police complaint and the FIR has been lodged for further investigation by Cyber Crime Cell. 

Issuing the statement, the spokesperson said,

“Yes, we have filed the police complaint and an FIR has been lodged against the handle that was promoting the AI-generated deepfake video of Mr. Ranveer Singh.”.

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