Ranbir Kapoor and Rashmika Mandanna’s cinematic collaboration, “Animal,” is proving to be a resounding success, steadily conquering the box office with each passing day.

In the first 12 days since its release, the Sandeep Reddy Vanga-directed film has amassed a staggering ₹457.84 crores at the domestic box office.

As day 13 unfolds, the film, revolving around a son seeking retribution for an attack on his father, garnered an additional ₹10 crores across all languages, bringing its cumulative total to ₹467.84 crores.

The next milestone on the horizon for this action-packed drama is entry into the exclusive ₹500-crore club, a testament to its widespread appeal.

The success of “Animal” extends beyond the leading duo, with Ranbir Kapoor and Rashmika Mandanna, as the ensemble cast, featuring stellar performances from Bobby Deol, Anil Kapoor, and Triptii Dimri, receiving accolades for their remarkable contributions.

The film has become a talking point not only among dedicated film enthusiasts but also within the celebrity circle.

Renowned actor Allu Arjun recently took to X (formerly Twitter) to express his admiration for “Animal.

“In a heartfelt note, he commended the cinematic brilliance of the film, acknowledging the transformative performance of Ranbir Kapoor, stating, “Animal is just mind-blowing.

Ranbir Kapoor ji has taken Indian cinema performances to a whole new level.” Allu Arjun was effusive in his praise for Rashmika Mandanna, describing her performance as “brilliant and magnetic.

“His appreciation extended to Bobby Deol, Anil Kapoor, Triptii Dimri, and director Sandeep Reddy Vanga, showcasing the collective effort that contributed to the film’s success.

Notably, “Animal” has become a source of inspiration and admiration, leaving even seasoned critics like Saibal Chatterjee in awe.

In a review for NDTV, Chatterjee awarded the film 1.5 stars, emphasizing the movie’s portrayal of a son pushed to extreme measures to protect his family.

Chatterjee noted, “Animal is the kind of film that would have us believe that it is no big deal for a loving son to go berserk when it comes to tackling those who threaten the well-being of his dad and his two sisters.

“The protagonist, portrayed by Ranbir Kapoor, takes center stage as he confronts imminent danger, portrayed through intense sequences involving bloodshed and retribution.

Chatterjee recognizes the film’s narrative, which centers on a conspiracy to eliminate the patriarch and seize the family’s steel plant.

As “Animal” continues to captivate audiences, it marks a significant milestone in contemporary Indian cinema, blending stellar performances, compelling storytelling, and intense action to create a cinematic masterpiece that resonates with both fans and critics alike.

With the film poised to breach the ₹500-crore mark, its success stands as a testament to the collaborative brilliance of its cast and crew, elevating “Animal” to the pinnacle of box office glory.



Last Updated: 14 December 2023