A leaked scene from the recently released film “Animal” featuring a passionate encounter between Tripti Dimri and Ranbir Kapoor has gone viral, sending shockwaves through the Indian film industry.
The clip, reportedly showing Ranbir’s character cheating on his wife, played by Rashmika Mandanna, has ignited a firestorm of reactions on social media.
A leaked image from the movie shows Ranbir and Tripti lying on a bed in a seemingly post-coital scene. Ranbir rests his head on Tripti’s stomach while they both appear intimate.
This image and other glimpses of their passionate kissing scene have been widely shared on social media platforms.
Fans Divided Over Boldness and Morality
While some netizens applaud the raw intensity and chemistry between the actors, others express strong disapproval, criticizing the scene’s graphicness and its potential to glorify infidelity.
The debate extends beyond the scene itself, with discussions questioning the portrayal of female characters and the line between artistic expression and gratuitous exploitation.
Tripti’s Star Rises Amidst Controversy
Despite the mixed reactions, the scene has undoubtedly catapulted Tripti into the limelight. Her performance, captivating and nuanced, has garnered praise for its boldness and vulnerability.
Her Instagram followers have skyrocketed, and online polls even crown her the new “national crush.”
Director Sandeep Reddy Vanga Faces Scrutiny
Director Sandeep Reddy Vanga, known for his gritty and often controversial films, is no stranger to criticism. Some see the leaked scene as a continuation of his trademark style, while others accuse him of pushing boundaries for the sake of sensationalism.
Censor Board Under Pressure
The leak has also reignited the debate surrounding the role of the censor board. Questions are being raised about the criteria for granting certification and whether the board needs stricter regulations to curb such leaks and potentially offensive content.
The Future of “Animal” and its Viral Scene
As the controversy continues to simmer, how this viral moment will impact the film’s box office performance and critical reception remains to be seen. Will it be remembered as a bold artistic statement or a tawdry publicity stunt? Only time will tell.
One thing is certain: Tripti Dimri has emerged as a force to be reckoned with, and “Animal” has become a cultural touchstone, sparking conversations about love, betrayal, and the ever-shifting boundaries of cinema.