Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt starrer Brahmastra Part One: Shiva is one of the most anticipated films of 2022 and it is turning out to be a grand Astaverse as per director Ayan Mukerji’s vision. While several reports hint at his plans for a spin-off, he has even agreed to the same in one of his interviews.
As per a Pinkvilla report, the Brahmastra sequel will have the introduction of a new character named ‘Dev’. Meanwhile, the second part of the Brahmastra is based on two characters MahaDev and Parvati according to various media sources.
“The makers have locked Deepika Padukone to play the character of Parvati. In-fact, Deepika will also make a cameo towards the end of Brahmastra, which will eventually take the film into the second part,” as per the source quoted by Pinkvilla.
Interestingly, according to the media speculations, Deepika had already shot for the sequence in question for Brahmastra One: Shiva.
Reportedly, Brahmastra is the story of two characters Shiva and Isha which is another name for MahaDev and Parvati respectively. Ranbir and Alia are the lead protagonists in the film.
The film is known to be Ayan’s own universe deep-rooted in Indian mythology, and the film is unlike to be anything one has ever seen before in world cinema.
While Shiva and Isha will continue to be in all parts of the trilogy, Shah Rukh Khan too has an extended cameo in the film. SRK’s character has special superpowers and a prolonged action scene. The actor who’ll play MahDev is still unknown but netizens have started coming up with fan theories on their favourite star portraying the character.
Several fans have been speculating that SRK or Ranveer Singh are likely to be playing MahaDev.
To note, Ayan Mukerji has already prepared the blueprint of Brahmastra Part 2 and 3. Brahmastra 2 is expected to go on floors by the end of 2023 as the makers are confident with Brahmastra Part One: Shiva.
“Brahmastra was a challenge as an attempt was made to create something unique. The entire crew has now got hung up on the technology and hence, the time taken to make a sequel won’t be as long,” the media source claimed as reported by India.com.
Brahmastra hits the theatres on September 9 2022 in multiple languages – Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. The film also stars Amitabh Bachchan, Mouni Roy and Nagarjuna in pivotal roles. The film will be released in 3D and IMAX 3D formats.
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