Animal movie review highlights: Bobby Deol thanks paparazzi, says, 'God has been kind'; imitates his character in film
Animal movie review live updates: Ranbir Kapoor and Bobby Deol's revenge drama is finally releasing in theatres on December 1. Alongside Ranbir and Bobby, Anil Kapoor and Rashmika Mandanna will be seen in lead roles in Animal. The film is directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga and revolves around a father and son’s toxic relationship. While Anil plays the emotionally unavailable father, Ranbir plays the role of the traumatised, angry son. Despite the toxicity, Ranbir's character is conditioned into believing that his father is the ‘best father’ in the world....Read More
Recently, the Animal trailer was released in Delhi with Bobby Deol and Rashmika Mandanna by Ranbir's side. Speaking at the press conference, Ranbir compared Animal with Karan Johar’s Khushi Kabhie Kabhi Gham. “This is an adult-rated Khushi Kabhie Kabhi Gham,” Ranbir had said.
Earlier, Animal was slated to be released on August 11 this year and it would have clashed with Sunny Deol's Gadar 2 and Akshay Kumar and Pankaj Tripathi's OMG 2. However, the makers shifted the film's release date to December 1. Animal is now clashing with Vicky Kaushal’s Sam Bahadur. For movie reviews, first reaction and box office collections, keep reading.
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Animal movie review live updates: Fan lauds Ranbir
A fan praised Ranbir Kapoor and Animal director Sandeep Reddy Vanga. A tweet read, “And it's official, #RanbirKapoor & #SandeepReddyVanga score a hat-trick with #ANIMAL. Mental mass direction and master class acting!"
Animal movie review live updates: Film doing well in Andhra Pradesh
Taking to X, AndhraBoxOffice.Com tweeted, "#AnimalTheFilm has taken a sensational start in AP & TS. Dubbed Version is also doing extremely well and unheard-of numbers for a Bollywood film.
Animal movie review live updates: Karan Deol lauds uncle Bobby Deol
Sunny Deol's son and Bobby Deol's nephew Karan Deol praised his uncle. Taking to Instagram Stories, Karan shared a still of Bobby from Animal. In the photo, Bobby is soaked in blood as he stands emotional. Karan wrote, "Amazing performance Bobby chacha (uncle). You stole the show. Love you so much."
Animal movie review live updates: Madhur Bhandarkar praises Ranbir Kapoor
Taking to X, Madhur Bhandarkar shared a poster of Animal featuring Ranbir Kapoor. He wrote, "Just witnessed #RanbirKapoor's brilliance in #Animal. His portrayal is so nuanced & powerful, he truly steals the show, brings a rawness & authenticity to his character that is mesmerizing to watch. Hats off to the filmmaker @imvangasandeep for creating a compelling narrative.
Animal movie review live updates: Bobby Deol thanks paparazzi
Bobby Deol thanked the paparazzi as they cheered for him for his recent role in Animal. Interacting with the paparazzi, Bobby kept his finger in front of his mouth, like his character in Animal. He later folded his hands and said, "Thank you. God has been kind."
Animal movie review live updates: Twitter reacts to Rashmika's viral scene
“Rashmika Mandanna was trolled for this scene in the Animal trailer, but when you see the film, you'll realise she has absolutely hit it out of the park,” tweeted a person. Rashmika spoke with clenched teeth in the trailer.
Animal movie review live updates: Packed shows
Most of the shows of Animal are running packed in many cities, especially in Delhi-NCR and Mumbai.
Animal movie review live updates: Kabir Singh trends
As Animal released worldwide on December 1, director Sandeep Reddy Vanga's 2019 Hindi film Kabir Singh, starring Shahid Kapoor, was trending on X.
Animal movie review live updates: Sunny Deol praises Bobby
Sunny Deol took to Instagram to express his support for his younger brother, Bobby Deol, who plays a key role in Animal. Sunny posed with Bobby, seemingly after attending Animal's screening on Thursday, and wrote with their pictures, "My Little brother has shaken the world. All guns firing success to Animal!"
Animal movie review live updates: Twitter sums up Animal
Twitter is sharing the scenario for Animal and it seems the second half is trying to keep up with the first. Take a look at this video.
Animal movie review live updates: Misogynistic yet entertaining film
Animal movie review: Violence reaches its zenith. Gore takes the centerstage. It's bloodbath all over. It's wild and wicked. Sandeep Reddy Vanga's much-awaited Animal finally released on Friday. Read our Animal review here
Animal movie review live updates: Ranbir Kapoor film vs Arjun Reddy
Sandeep Reddy Vanga fans are discussing which of his films is better? Some on X say the filmmaker, best known for Vijay Devarakonda-starrer Arjun Reddy and its Hindi remake Kabir Singh, starring Shahid Kapoor, wrote the ‘best’ script for Arjun Reddy.
Animal movie review live updates: Fans wanted more of Bobby Deol
Many on X also praised Bobby Deol, who plays Abrar Haque, the antagonist to Ranbir Kapoor's Ranvijay Singh. Film trade analyst Ramesh Bala was one of them. He tweeted, "Bobby Deol's performance in Animal was indeed remarkable! It's great to see him delivering in such impactful roles. We wish we could see more of him in the film!
Animal movie review live updates: Fans hail Sandeep Reddy Vanga
The director, best known for Vijay Devarakonda-starrer Arjun Reddy and its Hindi remake Kabir Singh, starring Shahid Kapoor, is now being praised for Animal. Some are taking to X to share their Animal review lauding the film and the maker. Read full story here
Animal movie review live updates: Guaranteed to be Ranbir’s biggest opener
From urban centres to mass pockets, from multiplexes to single screens, Animal is expected to have a big opening. Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh is calling it Ranbir Kapoor's biggest opener already.
Animal movie review live updates: Internet hails Bobby Deol
People on X shared tweets praising Bobby Deol. A person wrote, "The finesse in Bolly Deol's acting in Animal is evident, making his character exceptionally memorable." An X user said, "Loved Bobby's role, without any dialogue he said a lot of things!" A tweet read, "In Animal, Bolly Deol portrays a unique character with outstanding finesse and authenticity."
Animal movie review live updates: Cheaper tickets for Sam Bahadur
Ticket prices for Ranbir Kapoor's Animal are higher than Vicky Kaushal's Sam Bahadur. The ticket price of Animal at a multiplex for the night show for a normal seat (not recliner) is ₹640, while for Sam Bahadur it is ₹470 for the same seats.
Animal advance report
The Ranbir Kapoor film's advance booking for day 3 is here. As per a report by Sacnilk.com, Animal has collected ₹8.13 crore already in advance booking for Sunday, day 3.
Animal movie review
Ranbir Kapoor's action tale is flawed, overtly violent and misogynist; yet it entertains. Read our Animal review first, if you are waiting to buy the tickets.
Animal movie review live updates: Ranbir set for career-best opening
Trade experts believe that the film will at least make ₹100 crore over the first weekend. Directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga, Animal features Rashmika Mandanna opposite Ranbir Kapoor. Read full story here
Animal movie review live updates: Ranbir-starrer has adult film certificate
Director Sandeep Reddy Vanga wrote on X recently, “Censor rating for Animal is A... 3 hours 21 minutes 23 seconds and 16 frames is the runtime. Animal… Releasing on December 1.”
Animal movie review live updates: Animal vs Sam Bahadur
Rashmika Mandanna, whose film Animal is clashing with Sam Bahadur at the box office, cheered for Vicky Kaushal's film, too. Vicky also responded. Read full story here
Animal movie review live updates: Ranbir Kapoor on his role
Ranbir Kapoor says that while his Animal character shares similarities with Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s previous protagonists, there are some distinct differences. Ranbir added that he thinks Animal will offer a ‘different experience altogether’. Read full story here
Animal movie review live updates: Mahesh Babu calls Ranbir 'India's best actor'
Mahesh Babu and Ranbir Kapoor were each other's biggest fans at the Animal promotional event in Hyderabad on Monday. As he took over the mic, Mahesh called Ranbir the ‘best actor of India’. Read full story here
Animal movie review live updates: Bobby Deol's role
Animal's director Sandeep Reddy Vanga busted some rumours about Bobby Deol’s character in his film. “Bobby is the main villain of the film. It’s not true that he’s Ranbir’s step-brother or mute," he said. Read full story here
Animal movie review live updates: Ranbir Kapoor vs Bobby Deol
Many on Twitter are discussing the the battle between Ranbir Kapoor and Bobby Deol. Without giving much away, they called their fight scene the 'most epic' sequence in the film. "The battle between Ranbir Kapoor vs Bobby Deol will literally blow your mind. ₹1000 crore loading," a person tweeted.
Animal movie review live updates: Sam Bahadur advance booking
Vicky Kaushal's Sam Bahadur was also released on December 1 and clashed with Ranbir Kapoor-starrer Animal at the box office. Read full story about Sam Bahadur advance booking here
Animal movie review live updates: Advance booking day 2
Ranbir Kapoor's Animal performed well at the box office on its opening day. The film's advance booking for day 2 is also here. As per a report by Sacnilk.com, the film has collected ₹13.2 crore gross in advance booking in India for is second day in theatres, selling 468160 tickets.
Animal movie review live updates: Twitter hails Ranbir Kapoor film
Animal Twitter reviews are in and they all have one thing in common: Everyone agrees the Ranbir Kapoor film is unlike any other film they have ever watched. Read full story here
Animal movie review live updates: Ranbir Kapoor's style wows fans
Ranbir Kapoor fans have been sharing videos from theatres as they catch Animal's first day shows. Some praised the film's background music, others loved Ranbir's walk in one of the action sequences.
Animal movie review live updates: Rashmika Mandanna's viral scene
Ahead of the film's release, director Sandeep Reddy Vanga had revealed why Rashmika Mandanna speaks with clenched teeth in the recently-released Animal trailer. Read full story here
Animal is off to a great start
Production house Nirvana Cinemas tweeted, “Animal is now officially the highest grossing Hindi premiere films released on Thursday/Friday. $908,880 from 536 Locations -$1696 per location average - highest per average across the country! We are going to break many more records! Stay tuned!!”
Animal advance booking
Ranbir Kapoor's Animal is one of the most anticipated films of the year. The Sandeep Reddy Vanga directorial will release in theatres in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu on December 1. As per the recent report by Sacnilk.com, Animal has already minted ₹13.95 crore in advance bookings. Read full story here
10 things to know about Animal
At the trailer launch, Ranbir Kapoor described the film as the ‘adult-rated Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham’. Here are 10 things to know about Ranbir Kapoor, Anil Kapoor's Animal – from cast and plot to the titular character. Read full story here
'Bobby Deol will literally blow your mind'
Bobby Deol as the antagonist in Animal has been creating buzz for months now. After watching the film, one tweeted, “Bobby is spectacular in Animal. It was so worth the wait.” Another said, “Bobby Deol will literally blow your mind. What a performance!”
Fans sport special Animal hoodies
Ranbir Kapoor fans are going all out as the film finally released in theaters worldwide, not only queueing up for morning shows of Animal, but also dressing up in customised tops with the actor's Animal avatar.
Animal screening in Mumbai
Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Rashmika Mandanna, Bobby Deol,Anil Kapoor and many other celebs attended Animal screening in Mumbai.
CBFC censors Animal intimate scene
The Central Board of Film Certification has suggested eight cuts to Sandeep Vanga Reddy's Ranbir Kapoor-starrer Animal, inclduing close-up shots of an intimate scene. Here is the complete list.
Alia Bhatt reviews Ranbir Kapoor's Animal
Alia Bhatt attended the special screening of Animal on Thursday night. While leaving, when the paparazzi asked Alia to review Animal, she called it 'khatarnaak (dangerous)'.
Animal Twitter reviews are in
A peson shared their Animal review on X, writing, “Definitely not a conventional storytelling it felt new and original. Some hard hitting debatable scenes. Ranbir just nailed his performance throughout. Rashmika, too, nailed it especially in the confrontation scene with Ranbir.”
Animal box office collection day 1
Animal is expected to perform well on its first day at the box office. Animal may earn ₹60 crore nett in India net on its first day for all languages, as per Sacnilk.com.
Animal box office in North America
Animal makes box office history in North America. The Ranbir Kapoor-starrer becomes the first ever Hindi film to cross $1 million in North America.
Animal is more than 3 hours long
Animal hit theatres on December 1 and was released in five languages – Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam. The film received an A certificate from CBFC. Reportedly, Animal has a duration of 3 hours and 21 minutes. However, that does not seem to bother fans.
Animal movie post credit scene
As per latest reports, the post-credit scene in Animal should not be missed by the audience as a sequel is in the works. The film is likely going to have an open ending, giving the makers scope for Animal 2.
Sam Bahadur movie review
Bollywood is set to witness a box office clash between Ranbir Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal. Their films Animal and Sam Bahadur released in theatres on December 1. Ranbir and Vicky have been promoting their respective films actively across the country. Before we share our Animal review, check out our Sam Bahadur movie review
Animal's red carpet premiere
Animal's Twitter reviews are coming in
Ranbir Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Anil Kapoor and Rashmika Mandanna's Animal hit the screens on December 1. It is already garnering rave reviews from fans. One tweeted, "I’ve never seen a film like this from India. And you can’t compare this film with any Indian film ever."
Fans wait in long queues to watch Animal
Animal fever brought fans to an Andhra Pradesh theatre at 6am to catch the Ranbir Kapoor film's first day first show. Animal is directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga of Arjun Reddy and Kabir Singh fame; the filmmaker has a huge following in the Telugu states.
‘It’s Animal mania all across’
Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted on Friday, "Animal starts on a FANTABULOUS NOTE… From urban centres to mass pockets, from multiplexes to single screens, from Tier-1 to Tier-2 and Tier-3 centres, from East to West and from North to South, it’s Animal mania all across… Guaranteed to be Ranbir Kapoor’s biggest opener."
Ranbir Kapoor on his Animal role
Ranbir Kapoor revealed that his fierce role in the film reminded him of his late father Rishi Kapoor. "He was a passionate and aggressive man," Ranbir said about the actor. Read full story here