Kinetic Sand Slicing Animation

I watched CG Geek’s YouTube video “I Made the World’s MOST Satisfying Animations” And decided to create a kinetic sand slicing animation. Here it is (linked to YouTube as the mp4 file is too large to be uploaded here):

Look at the addon molecular. That would get you the sand look which is missing in your video.
Throw some subdivision on there, man, it’s cheap!