New Delhi,UPDATED: Feb 9, 2024 12:44 IST
Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s ‘Animal’ released in English on Netflix on February 8, 2024. However, Ranbir Kapoor, who plays the lead role int he film, did not dub for its English version. Popular TV star Nakuul Mehta is the voice behind Ranbir’s character in the English version of ‘Animal’.
Nakuul Mehta posted a video on Instagram and shared that he spent around two weeks dubbing for the film. The Sandeep Reddy Vanga directorial has earned around Rs 550 crore net in India.
He wrote, “Spending a fortnight up close with Ranbir in a dark cold dubbing studio with only a flask containing hot water, turmeric, honey & some extremely black coffee for company has been one heck of a ride, I promise you!”
Praising Ranbir Kapoor’s performance in the film, he said, “Watching one of the finest of our generation deliver this cracker of an act so up close has been both beautiful and at times painful given the playing field of the film. It has felt liberating, powerful, painful and never ending at different points yet I feel so enriched have had this wonderful opportunity to recreate this act in English under the expert direction of the amazing @benaifermirza & the relentless @sagar.dani666 at @mayukhiinsyncstudios.”
Take a look at the video:
Nakuul Mehta suffered from sore throat trying recreate Ranbir’s performance. “P.S. Also to everyone who volunteered to bring me Vocalzone pastilles from across the world, your kindness carried me through the fortnight I spent with a beaten throat trying to recreate this high octane performance. P.P.S. Look out for the scene between Vijay and Varun where I got to spar with my frontman @alekhsangal in his backyard,” he added.
Animal is currently streaming on Netflix in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and English.