Tripti Dimri Talks About Shoe Licking Scene In Animal; Siddhant Karnick Says He Felt Unsettled By It. Us Too!Very disturbing!
Triptii Dimri, the talented actress in Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s directorial venture “Animal,” has finally spoken up about the controversial shoe-licking scene involving Ranbir Kapoor’s character, Rannvijay Singh aka Vijay. The scene, which has stirred quite a buzz on social media, portrays Ranbir Kapoor’s character asking Triptii Dimri’s character to lick his shoe as a bizarre demonstration of her love for him.
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In a recent interview with The Indian Express, Triptii Dimri addressed the controversy and shared her perspective on the scene. She emphasized the importance of not judging characters as an actor and mentioned the golden rule given by her acting coach: never judge your character. According to Triptii, understanding the complexity of characters, including their good and bad sides, is crucial for portraying them honestly. She explained that she approached the scene by putting herself in the shoes of Ranbir’s character, acknowledging the character’s intense thoughts and internal struggles.
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Triptii further reflected on her character’s situation, noting that the same woman who discusses killing his entire family is asked to perform the peculiar act. Despite the unconventional request, the character eventually lets her go, highlighting the multifaceted nature of the roles in the film.
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On the other hand, Siddhant Karnick, who plays Varun Pratap Malhotra in “Animal,” Ranbir Kapoor’s brother-in-law, expressed his thoughts on the unsettling shoe-licking scene in an interview with Bollywood Hungama. While acknowledging that the scene left him feeling uneasy, Siddhant also praised the director, Sandeep Reddy Vanga, for making a bold and courageous choice. He described the scene as portraying the character’s “psycho-ness” and acknowledged its effectiveness in evoking strong reactions.
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Siddhant Karnick also mentioned that the controversial scene had transformed the director, Sandeep Reddy Vanga, from a hero to an anti-hero in his eyes, highlighting the power of impactful storytelling.
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Animal was released worldwide in cinemas on the 1st of December and has been garnering not only an amazing response from the audience but has also emerged as one of the highest grosser as an adult-rated Hindi film.