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Brahmastra - Part One - Shiva 

    Brahmāstra: Part One – Shiva is a 2022 Indian Hindi-language fantasy action-adventure film[b] written and directed by Ayan Mukerji. It is produced by Karan JoharApoorva MehtaNamit Malhotra, and Mukerji (in his debut production) – under the production companies Dharma Productions, Starlight Pictures, and Prime Focus in association with Star Studios, along with Ranbir Kapoor and Marijke DeSouza. The film serves as the first installment of a planned trilogy, which is itself planned to be part of a cinematic universe titled Astraverse. It stars Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia BhattMouni Roy, and Nagarjuna Akkineni. Drawing inspiration from stories in Hindu mythology, the film follows Shiva, an orphan with pyrokinetic powers who discovers that he is an Astra, a weapon of enormous energy. He attempts to prevent the strongest of the astras, the Brahmāstra, from falling into the hands of dark forces that share a history with him.

    The film was first conceived by Mukerji in 2011, with core elements being inspired by Indian history and stories he heard in his childhood. Its development was first revealed in July 2014 with a planned release for 2016, but its official announcement by Johar would only arrive in October 2017; initially named Dragon, the announcement also revealed that the film would be titled Brahmāstra and have two sequels. Principal photography lasted four years from February 2018 to March 2022, with filming locations including BulgariaLondonNew York CityEdinburghThailandManaliMumbai, and Varanasi.[13] Production and release of the film were delayed multiple times, first due to production delays and monetary constraints, and later due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film score is composed by Simon Franglen, while the soundtrack is composed by Pritam and written by Amitabh Bhattacharya. Produced on an estimated budget of ₹410 crores (US$51 million), it is one of the most expensive Indian films and the most expensive outright Hindi film at the time of its release.

    Brahmāstra: Part One – Shiva was theatrically released on 9 September 2022 in standard formats, 3DIMAX 3D, and 4DX 3D by Star Studios in India, 20th Century Studios in North America, and by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures worldwide. It is the first product released under the Star Studios name following the acquisition of 21st Century Fox by Disney. The film received mixed reviews with praise for its visual effects, score, and action sequences, while criticism was mostly directed toward the story, writing, and dialogue. As of 3 October 2022, the film has been estimated to gross over ₹425 crores (US$53 million) worldwide, making it the highest-grossing Hindi film of 2022 and the 21st highest-grossing Indian film of all time. Two sequels are being developed simultaneously and a spin-off is also being considered.

Brahmastra - Part One - Shiva (2022) Hindi

Brahmastra - Part One - Shiva (2022) Hindi

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  • Ranbir Kapoor            as Shiva, an orphan and newly recruited member of the Brahmānsh, who possesses the power of the                                                       Agnyastra, (the Astra of fire) within himself

  • Nivaan Gupta              as baby Shiva

  • Alia Bhatt                    as Isha Chatterjee, an OCI from London who is Shiva's love interest

  • Amitabh Bachchan     as Raghu, the current leader of the Brahmānsh, Guru of recruited members and wields the Prabhāstra

  • Mouni Roy                   as Junoon, who aims to revive the Brahmāstra and release Dev

  • Nagarjuna Akkineni    as Anish Shetty, an artist and an archaeologist who is a member of the Brahmānsh and wielded the Nandi                                               Astra

  • Saurav Gurjar             as Zor, a henchman of Junoon

  • Rohollah Ghazi           as Raftaar, a henchman of Junoon

  • Aditi Joshi                   as Rani, a new recruit of Brahmānsh

  • Lehar Khan                 as Raveena, a new recruit of Brahmānsh who wields the Gajāstra

  • Gurfateh Pirzada        as Sher, a new recruit of Brahmānsh who wields the Nāg Dhanush

  • Stanzin Denek             as Tensing, a new recruit of Brahmānsh who wielded the Pawanāstra

  • Dimple Kapadia          as unnamed member of Brahmānsh

  • Saqib Ayub                  as Ali, Shiva's friend

  • Chaitnya Sharma        as Tiger, Shiva's friend

  • Rashi Mal                    as Shaina, Isha's cousin

  • Shah Rukh Khan         as Mohan Bhargav, a scientist and a member of the Brahmānsh who wielded Vanarāstra. The name of the                                              character is a nod to Khan's character in the 2004 film Swades.

  • Deepika Padukone      as Amrita, Shiva's mother and a former member of the Brahmānsh who wielded Jalāstra (uncredited                                                      appearance)

  • Rohan Rustomji          as Sunny, Isha's cousin

  • Farida Dadi                as Aunty, Shiva's landlady

  • Riyaaz Makaney         as Dadaji, Isha's grandfather

Release date        9 September 2022

Country               India

Language            Hindi

Budget.                410 crore

Box office.          ₹425 crore