The much-anticipated movie “Animal,” starring Ranbir Kapoor, has made a strong debut in cinemas worldwide, generating significant buzz and massive box office openings. There’s speculation that the film might head to OTT platforms after about 6 to 8 weeks following its theatrical release.
Reports confirm that Netflix has secured the digital streaming rights for the movie, while the satellite partner is yet to be determined. Interestingly, the OTT version of “Animal” is expected to feature 30-minute extended content compared to its original 3 hours and 21 minutes runtime in theaters.
Initial audience reactions range from average to positive, indicating a decent reception that could help the film perform well commercially. In Telugu markets, the early screenings witnessed packed houses, even in mass centers, hinting at a potentially massive opening at the box office, possibly surpassing the 100 crore mark.
Audience reviews particularly praise the first half of the film, receiving widespread positive feedback. Overall, “Animal” enters the scene amidst enormous anticipation and hype, with a promising start in both theatrical releases and potential OTT streaming, suggesting a significant level of interest and excitement among audiences.