The much-awaited film Animal was released on Friday, December 1, 2023. The big action film starring Ranbir Kapoor, Rashmika Mandanna, Anil Kapoor and Bobby Deol in lead roles. Animal is one of the highest-grossing films of the year. The movie has comfortably crossed the ₹500 crore box-office mark at the worldwide box office in six days of its release. The animal film is Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s third film after Arjun Reddy and Kabir Singh. Director was heavily criticized after the release of ‘Arjun Reddy’ in Telugu or his remake ‘Kabir Singh in Hindi. Critics questioned the violence shown against women on screen.
Ranveer’s performance in ‘Animal’ is amazing, he has given one of the best performances of his career in this movie. The story revolves around a troubled father-son relationship between Balbir Singh (Anil Kapoor) and Ranvijay Singh (Ranbir Kapoor). Ranvijay Singh wants to impress his father by crossing any limits. The film is set in the underworld. But this film has given birth to a new controversy. The biggest reason for this criticism is its philosophy. All those who watched the film claim that it is a misogynistic film. The film not only disrespected women but also showed ‘toxic masculinity.’
However, there is sad news for the makers of Animal as the movie has been leaked online in HD quality for free to download on torrent websites and Telegram. The box office collection is likely to be affected due to the film being leaked on the very first day of its release. Soon after the film’s release, the pirated version of the full movie Animal was made available on many invalid sites, allowing people to download it for free and watch it online. HD prints of the film can now be downloaded for free. This is not the first time that a film has been leaked as soon as it is released. Many films like Tiger 3, Pathan, Jawan and others have also become victims of online piracy.