Earlier, it was revealed that Parineeti Chopra had opted out of Sandeep Reddy Vanga's Animal. Now, south diva Rashmika was announced as the female lead of Sandeep Reddy Vanga's Animal and she will be seen sharing screen space with Ranbir Kapoor.
Speaking about getting the role, Rashmika revealed, "I am so thrilled, that the announcement is finally out. I had been waiting to tell the world about it, because not only is the story is so amazing but also the team I get to work with. It’s like a dream come true. I’m looking forward to this summer, and honestly can’t wait for the film to go on floors soon."
While talking about her experience on hearing the official announcement, she revealed, "The announcement happened while I was on sets of Goodbye. The past few days have been truly overwhelming, as I can finally talk about 'Animal' and other upcoming projects."