Encanto is Disney’s animated feature film released in 2021. It’s supporting character named as Camilo Madrigal gained popularity among the audience. This character has attracted a lot of attention by audience since it released. In this movie, Camilo is described as a teen who doesn’t know who he is yet. Camilo Madrigal is a Colombian boy who was born on 28th December, 1934. In this movie, he is 15 years old teen. He is the middle child of his parents Pepa and Felix Madrigal. He is younger brother to Antonio Madrigal while an elder brother to Dolores Madrigal.
In this movie, Camilo also named as “The theatre kid”, “The family’s Prankster”, “Primo Camilo” and Mama’s boy. He is a boy with fun and kind heart. He is blessed with the power of shape shifting. He can transform into any humans shape whenever he wants. Despite this, Camilo has self-identity issues. He suffers from pressure and insecurities but he hide his fears under cheerful aura. His gift is not that useful for community that’s why he has few responsibilities. Usually, he uses his powers to mock his relatives. He loves to narrate tales and entertain children. He is a born entertainer.
Camilo has brown skin tone with dark curly hairs. He has freckles over his nose and cheeks and hazel eyes. He wears white button down loose shirt with rolled up sleeves and black high waisted jeans. He wears black open toed sandals which completed his outfit. He used to tuck right side of his shirt in his jeans. He has a golden striped top on which symbolize his magical power. Camilo Madrigal height is 5’4 inches with approximately 64kg weight.
In the movie, Camilo described as prankster teen. He used to entertain children by his powers. Along with his naughty side, he also has a soft side. He has a heart of gold. Once he tried to calm his mother by preparing tea for her and cheer her mood by calling her Mommy. He tried to lift Antonio’s mood by intimating their father. He cares for his family. He is an out going child as compared to his other siblings. He is always full of energy. He used to pass snide remarks time to time. He loves to help others.
Camilo Madrigal Sexuality
Due to his shape shifting ability and soft side his sexuality become complicated. Camilo Madrigal sexuality has been a hot topic since the movie released. Though he was depicted as a boy but his sexuality has been under crisis. Some fans called him gay as he can shift in both kid and young lady. Some fans consider his character as fluid gender. Fans are still curious about his sexuality, yet he was portrayed as a kid in movie.
Everyone in Madrigal family poses magical powers. Camilo was gifted by magical power on the night of his 5th birthday. He has the ability of shape shifting. His collar , ruana and sandals has chameleons which reflect his power. He can shift into anyone he wants. Though he is able to shift into his family members but cannot have their magical powers. He can only shift into humans not any other object or animals. He can shift into any gender of any age according to his need. Along shape shifting, he can also intimate their voices.
Camilo Madrigal Fanart
Encanto captivated the hearts of viewers since it released. Many fans showed their love and appreciation by their fanarts. Fans portrayed the character of Camilo Madrigal in their arts.
Camilo’s likes and dislikes
Despite having sweet nature, Camilo does have his likes and dislikes. He likes to prank and mock his family members. He is fond of playing football. He also like singing and dancing. He doesn’t like to get caught and being scolded. He cannot see his brother’s sad face. He also has a fear of losing his power which he never wanted to come true. He dislikes family issues.
Who played Camilo Madrigal?
The crazy teen Camilo Madrigal played by an American actor and voice over actor , Rhenzy Feliz. Feliz is a well known voice over actor. He also sang popular track “We don’t talk about Bruno” in this film. Rhenzy Feliz described Camilo’s character as someone who is a little bit crazy. Someone with full of energy and a born entertainer. He wants to make everyone laugh. He loves to get attention. About this, Feliz said as an actor it feels nice to get spotlight.
Despite having shape shifting power, Camilo also has agility and speed. Indicated when he switches between child and adult to jump through the falling house. He can also impersonate the voices of others. Unlike his other family members, he does many odd jobs as he can do anything.
The movie Encanto represents a family with magical powers. Camilo Mardigal can shape shift into anyone and control his appearance. Despite having powers, Camilo is a boy with golden heart who loves to help others. He is a joyful kid who is still recognizing himself. He always make everyone laugh. Camilo stole the hearts of his fans like he get spotlight in movie.