Animal OTT Release: Ranbir Kapoor Film Set to Land on Netflix on THIS Date with Extended Cut

The OTT release of the film will have 8 minutes of additional footage.

  • ‘Animal,’ featuring Ranbir Kapoor, is set to premiere on Netflix this Republic Day, January 26th, with an extended version adding 8 minutes to its original duration.
  • The extended cut is said to introduce new scenes with lead actress Rashmika Mandanna, contributing a new layer to the storyline.
  • Director Vanga expressed regret for past edits and intends to utilise the additional minutes for a more thorough storytelling approach, building anticipation among fans.

The film ‘Animal,’ starring Ranbir Kapoor, is set to make its digital debut on Netflix this Republic Day, January 26th. Notably, the movie will feature an extended cut, adding 8 minutes to the original 3 hours and 21 minutes of runtime, creating anticipation among fans.

Reports have surfaced indicating that this extended version will introduce an additional scene featuring lead actress Rashmika Mandanna, contributing a fresh layer to the narrative.

Speculation about an extended cut gained traction after director Sandeep Reddy Vanga confirmed the existence of an extended OTT version in a recent interview. Vanga shared plans to incorporate scenes initially omitted from the theatrical release.

Expressing remorse for the previous edits, Vanga stated, “Now, I will be using those 5-6 minutes extra,” hinting at a more comprehensive storytelling.

Animal Plot and Cast

The film follows the story of Ranvir, a conflicted young man torn between supporting his tough father, Vijay, and adhering to his moral code. When a rival gang targets Vijay, Ranvir faces a tough decision: whether to stick with his father’s world or reject it. This choice sets off a chain of events with significant consequences. Amidst a harsh gang conflict, Ranvir finds himself involved in actions that contradict his values, transforming into a menacing psychopath.

Directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga, Animal’s narrative is crafted by Vanga himself, and the screenplay is a collaborative effort between him and Saurabh Gupta. The film features Ranbir Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Rashmika Mandanna, and Tripti Dimri. Cinematography is handled by Amit Roy, with editing overseen by Sandeep Reddy Vanga. The musical score is composed by Harshwardhan Rameshwar.

Animal Earnings and IMDb Rating

The movie was able to cross the Rs 800 crore mark through its worldwide collection. It collected a whopping Rs 63.80 crore on its first day by selling over 13,50,000 tickets. The movie received a 6.8-star rating on IMDb with 64k votes.