Brahmastra is an upcoming Hindi fantasy adventure movie written and directed by Ayan Mukerji. This movie is the first movie shot in a planned trilogy as part of its own cinematic universe called Astraverse.
The movie revolves around Shiva, a DJ who realizes that he has a strange and mystic connection with the fire element and he holds the power to awaken the Brahmastra, a divine weapon that has the power to destroy the universe and is even capable of destroying the whole of creation and vanquishing all living beings. On the other hand, the forces of the dark are also on a quest to get hold of the Brahmāstra to get its power for themselves 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 movie 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 movie.
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 movie is edited by Prakash Kurup. Brahmastra is scheduled to be released on 9th September and distributed by Star Studios.