Directed by Ayan Mukerji, Brahmastra Part One: Shiva starring Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt has been ringing the box office at the box office across India as the big-budget fantasy epic moves closer to the Rs 200 crore mark in its net India collections, according to a report in Bollywood Hungama.
The report states that the film has earned Rs 15.25 to Rs 16.25 crore on the second Saturday, i.e. September 17, according to the initial estimates, and has brought its total collections to Rs 197 crore, making it the number one second highest grossing Hindi films. pandemic behind The Kashmir Files.
Brahmastra has also caught up with Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif starrer Sooryavanshi, who has struck Rs 196 crore in India. Of the Rs 197 crore, the recently released film has collected about Rs 177 crore from the original Hindi version and the rest Rs 20 crore from the south dubbed versions, according to the same report.
A report in Pinkvilla states that Brahmastra has become the highest-grossing film for Alia Bhatt, surpassing Gully Boy (Rs 135 crore) and the second highest-grossing film in Ranbir Kapoor’s career, which is Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (Rs 178 crore). ) surpasses. also directed by Ayan Mukerji.
Also starring Amitabh Bachchan, Nagarjuna, Mouni Roy and Shah Rukh Khan in a cameo role, Brahmastra Part One: Shiva is the first part of the planned trilogy in the Astraverse created by Ayan Mukerji around the ancient Indian astras. The title of the second part Brahmastra Part Two: Dev was revealed in the climax of the film.
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Funded by Star Studios and Dharma Productions, the film is currently running in 2D, 3D and IMAX 3D theaters in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. SS Rajamouli, who directed such blockbusters as the Baahubali series and RRR, has presented the film in all South Indian languages.