Bulbull actress Tripti Dimri has joined the cast of Ranbir Kapoor‘s Animal, reports Filmfare. The film was announced on January 1, 2021 and Tripti is the latest edition to the cast, as per the report.
A source told Filmfare that the makers were impressed with Tripti Dimri‘s audition tape as well as her work. “They thought she would bring that freshness to the character and a young appeal,” the source added.
Tripti was lauded by the critics and viewers for her performance in Netflix film Bulbbul. Tripti played the lead role in the film that released in June 2020. The film marked Anushka Sharma‘s second production venture, first one being Paatal Lok.
Animal will be directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga, who also directed Kabir Singh. Apart from Ranbir Kapoor, Animal also stars Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol and Parineeti Chopra. The film is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Pranay Reddy Vanga, Krishan Kumar and Murad Khetani.
The makers had announced the film the moment we entered 2021. As the clock struck 12 on December 31 night, the official Twitter handle of T-Series shared a video that had Ranbir Kapoor‘s vocals. The video was captioned, “Saal ki shuruwat, seeti marke honi chahiye! Presenting #Animal, starring #RanbirKapoor. Let the fun begin! (sic).”
Apart from Animal, Ranbir Kapoor will also be seen in Ayan Mukerji‘s Brahmastra and Karan Malhotra‘s Shamshera.