Manoj Bajpayee REACTS To The Criticism Around Ranbir Kapoor’s Animal, Says ‘There Should Be Open Discourse Without Calls For Bans Or Protests’

Manoj Bajpayee advocates for Ranbir Kapoor's Animal and candidly speaks about his thoughts regarding this controversial Sandeep Reddy Vanga film

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Manoj Bajpayee REACTS To The Criticism Around Ranbir Kapoor’s Animal, Says ‘There Should Be Open Discourse Without Calls For Bans Or Protests’
Actor Manoj Bajpayee has weighed in on the controversy surrounding Ranbir Kapoor's film Animal, questioning why some individuals find it challenging to move past differing opinions. In an interview with Pinkvilla, he expressed his stance, advocating for individual freedom while cautioning against obstructive behaviour. The 55-year-old further asserted the principle of personal choice, emphasizing that if someone disagrees with or dislikes a film, they have the option to abstain from watching it. However, he cautioned against actively impeding the film's progress, highlighting the detrimental impact such actions could have on creative expression and the industry at large. ALSO READ: 'Woh Bahut Sensitive Tha': Sushant Singh Rajput's Sonchiriya Co-Star Manoj Bajpayee REVEALS The Late Actor Was TROUBLED By Blind Articles 

In his own words, the Satya actor elaborated, "I am very clear, if many people disagree or don’t like a film, what’s wrong with that? The film is released, does its business, and moves on. The money goes into the producer’s pocket; let them take it; they invested in the movie." He further said, "If you don’t want to watch it, then don’t. If you disagree with something, it’s better not to watch it, but don’t create trouble for the movie. You will be only encouraging a bad notion by doing so, what if others hinder your work in the same way? There should be open discourse without calls for bans or protests." ALSO READ: Animal Park Shoot To Begin Soon! Sandeep Reddy Vanga Claims Sequel To Ranbir Kapoor Starrer Will Be 'Bigger & Wilder' 

In the same interview, Bajpayee commended other recent cinematic offerings, including Rishab Shetty’s Kantara, Yami Gautam’s Article 370, and the highly anticipated RRR starring Ram Charan and Jr NTR, for their entertainment value and originality. Looking ahead, Bajpayee shared insights into his upcoming projects, including the theatrical release of Bhaiyya Ji on May 24th, a tale of familial loyalty and revenge. He also mentioned his involvement in the third season of the popular web series, The Family Man, highlighting his ongoing commitment to diverse and compelling performances across various platforms.

Manoj Bajpayee's recent appearance in Silence 2: The Night Owl Bar Shootout on Zee5 has showcased his versatility, and his upcoming ventures like Bhaiyya Ji and Despatch promise to further cement his reputation as a formidable actor. His dedication to both cinema and digital platforms underscores his dynamic presence in the entertainment landscape.

As Bajpayee continues to navigate through diverse roles and projects, his insightful perspective on the industry's dynamics and the importance of artistic freedom serves as a guiding principle amidst evolving societal norms and critical discourse. With his unwavering commitment to his craft, Bajpayee remains a stalwart figure in Indian cinema, poised to leave an indelible mark on audiences worldwide.

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