In an interview with IANS, Triptii Dimri who played 'Zoya' in the Ranbir Kapoor starrer Animal. Although the actress has a cameo in the film, she has been appreciated for her performance which ultimately boomed her Instagram followers to 600k after the film released in theatres.
Talking about the mixed reviews and the reactions that Animal received from the audience and the critics for its misogynistic storytelling, she said, "I think cinema is about free artistic expression, and it should be that way.” She then cited two examples. “When I did the rape scene in Bulbull (2020) and when I did the suicide scene in Qala (2022), there were a lot of people who reached out to me and said that I should not have performed that scene because it's not a pleasant scene, or you should not have done the suicide scene because it can make people take that step in life.”
The actress said that if those scenes were not added, it wouldn’t have contributed to the story, “So, I think similarly, here, the scenes that people are talking about, they were an integral part of the story, and we had to add those. Those things had to be there for the entire film to feel complete,” added Dimri.
Dimri made her acting debut in the 2017 film Mom starring Sridevi. She was last seen in Qala and Bulbbul.