On the occasion of Ranbir Kapoor’s 41st birthday, the makers of ‘Animal’ treated fans to a gripping teaser that delves deep into the film’s intense narrative. The teaser offers a glimpse into the intricate dynamics within the Kapoor family, portraying Ranbir Kapoor in a role that demands both vulnerability and fierceness.
The teaser opens with Ranbir Kapoor’s character, accompanied by his love interest, portrayed by Rashmika Mandanna. As they stroll together, she broaches the topic of having children. Ranbir’s response reveals his desire to be a father. However, when Rashmika questions if he will resemble his own father, a troubled Ranbir Kapoor’s memories come rushing back, and it’s clear that his relationship with his on-screen dad, portrayed by Anil Kapoor, is far from harmonious. Flashback sequences portray Anil Kapoor’s character brutally slapping his son.
In the present, Ranbir engages in a heated argument with Rashmika, staunchly defending his father as “the best father in the world.” Anil Kapoor’s character acknowledges his mistakes, admitting, “I am sure I made some mistakes. I didn’t know how to raise a son.” Ranbir retorts, “You trained me well,” setting the stage for a dramatic transformation. The teaser teases glimpses of Ranbir’s character evolving into a formidable figure akin to a gangster.
The teaser concludes with a bloodied Ranbir Kapoor issuing a warning to his father, hinting at more upheaval to come. He challenges his father to ‘finish him,’ with the ‘him’ seemingly referring to Bobby Deol, who makes a mysterious appearance towards the end, brandishing a knife.
Initially slated for an August 11 release, ‘Animal’ decided to postpone its launch to December, avoiding a clash with ‘Gadar 2’ and ‘OMG 2.’ ‘Animal’ is directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga, renowned for ‘Arjun Reddy.’ Alongside Ranbir Kapoor, the film features Rashmika Mandanna, Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, and Triptii Dimri in pivotal roles, promising an intense and intriguing cinematic experience.