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Animal actor Babloo Prithiveeraj on Ranbir Kapoor, Sandeep Reddy Vanga: 'Expect the unexpected'

Director Sandeep Reddy Vanga's Animal stars Ranbir Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Rashmika Mandanna and Anil Kapoor in lead roles. 

Animal actor Babloo Prithiveeraj on Ranbir Kapoor, Sandeep Reddy Vanga: 'Expect the unexpected'
Babloo Prithiveeraj and Ranbir Kapoor in Animal.

Last Updated: 04.51 PM, Oct 06, 2023


Babloo Prithiveeraj is quite upbeat about his upcoming movie Animal. This movie is a big step up for his career as it marks his maiden pan-India release. Starring Ranbir Kapoor in the lead role, Animal is written and directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga. 

Speaking about Animal recently, Prithiveeraj added to the growing anticipation around the movie. "You can multiply your current expectation by 100 times," he said, suggesting that Animal will exceed the expectations of the audience. 

He revealed that he plays one of the key characters in the movie and he also dubbed for his character in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. "I play Boby Deol's elder brother. We are three brothers in the movie. It's a mix of family, action and love. In this film, you can expect the unexpected. It's a great film," he added. 

He also noted that justifying its title this film will show how a human transforms into an animal. "He (Sandeep Reddy Vanga) has outdone himself in this film, exceeding the benchmarks he had set," he added. 

Animal teaser


Last week, the filmmakers released the teaser of Animal giving a glimpse of the movie's core emotional elements, visual style and key characters. Prithiveeraj also made an appearance in the teaser, portraying a suit-clad mob boss with his own unique quirks.

The teaser suggested showed Ranbir Kapoor is an heir to an extremely rich father. However, unlike other rich kids, the hero is not fascinated with the comforts and pleasures that his family fortune could buy. He's drawn to more primal instincts, showing a fascination with violence and challenging everyone who underestimated him.

The revelation of Bobby Deol's character was a standout moment in the teaser. The movie also stars Rashmika Mandanna and Anil Kapoor. The film is set to arrive in cinemas on December 1. 

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