Brahmastra is an upcoming Hindi fantasy adventure film written and directed by Ayan Mukerji. This film is the first film included in a planned trilogy as part of its own cinematic universe called Astraverse.
The film revolves around Shiva, a DJ who realizes that he has a strange and mystical connection to the fire element and that he has the power to awaken the Brahmastra, a divine weapon that has the power to destroy the universe and is even capable of is to conquer all creation and all living things. On the other hand, the forces of the dark are also looking to get hold of the Brahmāstra in order to get its power for itself and use it for evil.
The producers are Karan Johar, Apoorva Mehta, Namit Malhotra, Ranbir Kapoor, Marijke Desouza and Ayan Mukerji under Star Studios, Dharma Productions, Prime Focus and Starlight Pictures. The lead roles in the film are played by Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt while Amitabh Bachchan, Mouni Roy, Nagarjuna Akkineni, Dimple Kapadia, Saurav Gurjar, Gurfateh Pirzada and Dhruv Sehgal play supporting roles. Shah Rukh Khan also makes a cameo appearance in the film.
The music composers consist of Pritam and Simon Franglen while the cinematography is done by V. Manikandan, Pankaj Kumar, Sudeep Chatterjee, Vikash Nowlakha and Patrick Duroux. The film is edited by Prakash Kurup. Brahmastra is slated for a September 9 release and will be distributed by Star Studios.
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