Genre: Crime Drama
Directed by: Sandeep Reddy Vanga
Produced by: Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Pranay Reddy Vanga
Starring: Ranbir Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Rashmika Mandanna, Bobby Deol, Triptii Dimri
Release Date: December 1, 2023
‘Animal’ is a gripping crime drama that revolves around the complex relationship between a father and son. The film explores themes of power, betrayal, and love amidst the backdrop of a violent criminal underworld.
Ranbir Kapoor’s Transformation:
Ranbir Kapoor takes on a never-before-seen avatar in ‘Animal’. He reportedly underwent a drastic physical transformation for the role, including intense weight training and a strict diet regimen. His character is described as a ruthless and unpredictable gangster, a stark contrast to his usual on-screen persona.
Anil Kapoor’s Return to Villainous Roles:
Anil Kapoor makes a comeback to villainous roles after a hiatus. His character is a powerful and influential figure who clashes with his son, played by Ranbir Kapoor. Anil Kapoor’s portrayal is expected to be both menacing and captivating.
Rashmika Mandanna’s Bollywood Debut:
South Indian superstar Rashmika Mandanna marks her Bollywood debut with ‘Animal’. She plays the love interest of Ranbir Kapoor’s character. Her role is said to be pivotal to the narrative, adding a romantic element to the gritty crime drama.
Bobby Deol’s Resurgence:
Bobby Deol continues his resurgence in Bollywood with a significant role in ‘Animal’. He reportedly plays a key antagonist in the film, adding another layer of intensity to the already gripping storyline.
Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s Directorial Vision:
Sandeep Reddy Vanga, the director of the critically acclaimed Telugu film ‘Arjun Reddy’, helms ‘Animal’. His directorial vision is known for its raw, intense, and unapologetic portrayal of human emotions.
‘Animal’ boasts a stellar technical team, including cinematographer Vaibhav Waikul, editor A. Sreekar Prasad, and music director Pritam. The film’s production design and costumes are also expected to be noteworthy.
Anticipation and Expectations:
‘Animal’ has generated immense anticipation among moviegoers, particularly fans of Ranbir Kapoor and Anil Kapoor. The film’s unique blend of crime, drama, and family dynamics, coupled with the promise of powerful performances, has set high expectations for the theatrical release on December 1, 2023.