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On the auspicious occasion of Ugadi and Gudi Padwa, the team of the movie Animal is elated to announce that actress Rashmika Mandanna will be joining the stellar cast. The magnum opus directorial of Sandeep Reddy Vanga, with an all-star ensemble cast of Ranbir Kapoor, Anil Kapoor and Bobby Deol in key roles will now see the national crush Rashmika Mandanna as the female lead.

The crime drama has already stirred much anticipation amongst the fans and that is even before going to the floors. This has all been due to the subtle yet powerful title teaser released earlier and the names associated with the project. Animal will commence its shoot this summer with an anticipated release date of 11th August 2023.


Rashmika will be replacing Parineeti Chopra in Animal who was originally supposed to be the leading lady in the movie. A trade source revealed, “Parineeti is going to work with Imtiaz Ali for the first time in her career as the Heroine in the ace director’s next, Chamkila. It is a huge moment for her because she has always wanted to creatively collaborate with the visionary director.” Parineeti Chopra is set to work in Imtiaz Ali’s much-awaited next titled Chamkila which is why she opted out of Animal.

Animal is produced by Bhushan Kumar & Krishan Kumar’s T-Series, Murad Khetani’s Cine1 Studios and Pranay Reddy Vanga’s Bhadrakali Pictures

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