Starring Ranbir Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Rashmika Mandanna and Triptii Dimri, Animal will be available exclusively on Netflix this Republic Day.
Even though it was controversial, the Sandeep Reddy Vanga directorial Animal was able to draw crowds to the theaters. It became the highest-grossing A-rated film and the ninth-highest-grossing Hindi film. The film boasts an ensemble star cast consisting of Ranbir Kapoor and Rashmika Mandanna in the lead roles, along with Triptii Dimri, Bobby Deol, Anil Kapoor, and Shakti Kapoor, among others.
The film received mixed reviews from the critics as well as the audience. And now, we have good news for many who have not yet seen the movie in theaters and are looking forward to its release on an over-the-top platform. According to a recent report, the movie will be available on Netflix on Republic Day, 2024. Yes! Animal, also starring Bobby Deol, Anil Kapoor, and Triptii Dimri is all set to start streaming from 26th January.
|Action drama film
|T-Series Films, Bhadrakali Pictures, Cine1 Studios
|Ranbir Kapoor, Rashmika Mandanna, Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Triptii Dimri
|January 26, 2024
|Sandeep Reddy Vanga
|JAM8, Vishal Mishra, Jaani, Manan Bhardwaj, Shreyas Puranik, Ashim Kemson, Harshavardhan Rameshwar, A.R. Rahman, Bhupinder Babbal
|Sandeep Reddy Vanga, Pranay Reddy Vanga, Saurabh Gupta
Nevertheless, neither the film's makers nor its lead actors have provided an official statement on the same.
Upon knowing about Animal's Netflix release, Ranbir Kapoor shared,“We are absolutely overjoyed by the response 'Animal' received in theaters and now I am glad that audiences worldwide will get a chance to watch it in the comfort of their homes. The opportunity to showcase our work globally is truly special!."
The OTT release of Animal, which has been the subject of numerous controversies, might potentially have unintended consequences. Owing to their greater accessibility and reach, OTT platforms hold the potential to intensify discussions. Not only people who can go to the theatres, but others from all around the world can now watch and quickly share their diverse thoughts. With Animal's impending Netflix release, audiences will now talk about more than just the movie's box office performance. It remains to be seen if these controversies will continue to grow or if they will eventually go away.
Meanwhile, in an earlier interview with Komal Nahta, Sandeep Reddy Vanga, the director of Animal claimed to be picky about everything. Vanga went on to say that he got angry when he discovered some sound problems just one day before the release and that Ranbir had to pacify him later.
He also revealed that he should have kept the three-hour, thirty-minute version, but he had to cut out eight or nine minutes because of pressure. He is currently editing the Netflix version, which will include a few more shots, he revealed. "I’m using that footage for the Netflix version of Animal", Sandeep said. Nevertheless, the movie will be available on Netflix with all of its uncensored parts included, according to a recent media source.
Animal Box Office Update
On its first day of release on December 1, the movie Animal brought in ₹63.8 crore. First-week earnings for the movie were ₹337.58 crore, followed by ₹54.45 crore in the second week, ₹9.57 crore in the third week, and ₹7.18 crore in the fourth. According to the latest, the action movie has made more than ₹900 crore worldwide. The film directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga earned ₹550.85 crore in the domestic market.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Is Animal one of the longest Hindi films?
Yes! Ranbir Kapoor starrer 'Animal' has a duration of three hours and twenty-one minutes, despite the fact that the trend has slowed down and movies are now typically two hours lengthy.
Will the OTT version of Animal have extended cuts?
Yes, the OTT version of the film will be 5-6 minutes longer.
Animal to have a sequel?
The makers of the film had a post-credits scene, teasing a sequel titled 'Animal Park'.
Platform and release date for Animal on OTT?
Ranbir Kapoor-Rashmika Mandanna starrer is all set to premiere on Netflix from 26 January, 2024.