New Delhi: With only a couple of hours left for Brahmastra’s release, the pre-sales show excellent numbers. At the time of writing this article, Brahmastra has already crossed 23 Cr net in advance bookings for the opening weekend.
This trend marks that the film has already scored excellent advance booking numbers since the pandemic for other Hindi films. According to reports, Ayan Mukerji’s magnum opus has sold tickets worth Rs 11 crore for its opening day across the country. For the Hindi version alone it’s Rs 10 crore.
This has definitely crossed the record of RRR’s Hindi version which was Rs 7 on the first day.
According to Sacnilk, Brahmastra’s Hindi version has already garnered Rs 22 crore for its opening weekend. The Telegu version has seen advance booking of Rs 98 Lakhs, following the Tamil which is Rs 11.1 lakh. The Malayalam and Kannada versions are in minimal figures till now.
Critics’ Review on Brahmastra
Meanwhile, Brahmastra seems to do marvelously well with foreign critics. La Film critic Courtney Howard lauded Ranbir Kapoor-Alia Bhatt starrer as “a wildly entertaining jump start to a planned trilogy.”
#Brahmastra / @BrahmastraFilm is a wildly entertaining jump start to a planned trilogy. Western cinematic influences readily comingle with pure Bollywood spectacle. @aliaa08 is luminous & #RanbirKapoor is charismatic. My review on @Variety: https://t.co/VKVdO9UG4v
— Courtney Howard (@Lulamaybelle) September 8, 2022
Brahmastra is a three-part trilogy. The first part of the film titled, Brahmāstra: Part One – Shiva, will hit theatres tomorrow. Brahmastra has been in making for over six years now, Ayan Mukerji revealed. The film was announced in 2014 and went on floors in 2016. The logo of the film was launched in Banaras in 2019 on the occasion of Maha Shivratri. Produced on an estimated budget of ₹410 crore, Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva is one of the most expensive Indian films.