After years of waiting and much anticipation, Brahmastra – Part One: Shiva starring Ranbir Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan and Alia Bhatt released in theaters on 9th September 2022. While the visual spectacle grossed Rs. 257.44 cr in India, the film is the first installment in the trilogy directed by Ayan Mukerji. The director has now revealed that they plan to film the sequels simultaneously with the aim of releasing the second part in 2026.
Ayan Mukerji Says Brahmastra 2 And 3 Will Be Filmed Simultaneously, Sequel Will Be Released In 2026: “We Will Write It Better Without Including It”
At the News18 Rising India summit in New Delhi, Ayan Mukerji said: “We will do brahmastra 2 and 3 together. The truth is that we are going to take a while to write it. I know there is a lot of expectation.” She added: “People want the (second part of the movie) to come out. But pehle achchi tarah se likhenge without compromising it. I think it will be about three years before we see Brahmastra 2 on the big screen.”
While Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva could have been successful at the box office, it drew criticism for its weak dialogues which were written by Hussain Dalal. The filmmaker acknowledged the criticism saying, “We had some mixed reactions. We still did very good numbers. Many people accepted our film. It also did well when it came out on streaming (platform). It’s probably the highest grossing Hindi film of 2022. But I still hear that criticism very clearly.”
He further stated: “The thing is, I accept and agree with some of it. Some of those criticisms came down to some aspects related to the writing and history of brahmastra. I want to understand these things and improve the second half.”
brahmastra he also had a cameo from Shah Rukh Khan, with Mouni Roy playing the antagonist.
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