‘Animal’ Actor Tripti Dimri Reacts To Viral Video Of Her Gazing At Ranbir Kapoor

New Delhi: Animal star Tripti Dimri spoke out about the viral footage in which she could be seen staring at Ranbir Kapoor. A video that captured Tripti’s gaze fixed on Ranbir during the pre-release press conference went viral after Animal was released. When the paparazzi captured this scene, the actors and director, Sandeep Reddy Vanga, were posing for the cameras. The actress talked candidly about the experience in a recent interview, admitting that it was quite nerve-wracking. Her anxiety was so noticeable that the following day, her father called her.

Talking about the incident to Siddharth Kannan, Tripti said, “Hum log screening pe the. And, puri cast ka shoot karna tha unko. [We were at the screening. They wanted to shoot the whole cast.] They wanted the whole cast of Animal together. And people were talking. And, he (Ranbir Kapoor) was right in front of me talking to somebody. So, if someone’s talking to someone in front of me, obviously, you will look at that person.”

“If you will notice, I was just rubbing my hands. My dad, in fact, called me after watching the whole footage. And he was like, ‘Were you nervous?’. I said, ‘Haan. How did you know?’ He was like, ‘You were rubbing your hands. I know, you rub your hands when you are nervous,’” she added.

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Talking further about the moment where her gaze was fixed at Ranbir, Tripti said, “So, I was really nervous. And especially, when you are standing with people like Ranbir, you are bound to get nervous, right? And I think he was standing in front of me, talking to somebody and you don’t even realise in that moment, where you are looking, what you are looking at.”


Tripti appears in the movie ‘Animal’ as Zoya. After having an affair with her, Ranbir Kapoor’s character Rannvijay finds out she is a mole. Many people are praising her performance in the film and referring to her as the national crush.