Brahmastra has been one of the most awaited and talked about films. Fans have been eagerly waiting for this drama starring Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt. Well, after a long wait the makers have released the motion poster and also revealed the release date. Time and again, director Ayan Mukerji does drop behind-the-scenes pictures on social media which further creates excitement among the fans. And today we got hands-on another picture in which lead actors are featured and it looks like their character names are also revealed.
On Sunday, a still from Ayan Mukerji’s directorial Brahmastra featuring Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor went viral on Internet. The picture shows Ranbir (as Shiva) looking at Alia Bhatt (as Isha). The couple is gazing at each other through a metal gate. Alia is also seen holding Ranbir’s hand. The film casts Amitabh Bachchan, Mouni Roy and Nagarjuna. Shah Rukh Khan is also said to have a cameo in the film. Brahmastra is the first part in a planned trilogy of fantasy epics. The film is slated to release on September 9, 2022.
According to Variety, Brahmastra focuses on the story of Shiva (Ranbir) and his journey of discovering the great power within. Speaking with the publication, Ayan Mukerji said, “Brahmastra, is very inspired by Indian mythology and Indian culture and set in the modern world with modern characters, so in many ways, it is a modern mythology of our own. And in that modern spectrum, Mr Bachchan plays the role of what Professor Dumbledore is to Harry Potter, or what Gandalf the wizard is to Frodo Baggins – he plays the wise teacher guide, who helps Shiva’s character to actualise his powers and find his destiny.”
Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor will play the lead in Brahmastra.The couple has been dating for over a year and is reported to get married by end of this year.
On the work front, Ranbir will be next seen with Shraddha Kapoor in a romantic drama. He also has Animal in his kitty. While Alia will be next in Gangubai Kathiawadi which is releasing on February 25.
By line: Divya Thearia