Bollywood’s post-Covid era has witnessed few financial successes, but Ayan Mukerji’s multi-featured franchise, Brahmastra, has emerged as a rare exception. The first installment of this franchise, named Shiva, garnered a massive audience response, and the director has now announced the release of its second and third parts. According to Mukherjee, these sequels will feature a larger canvas than the first part, and their shooting will be done together. Mukherjee has been energized by the audience’s positive response to the first installment and hopes to deliver more successful movies with the second and third parts. The second part of the trilogy is titled Dev and is set to release in December 2026, while the third part will hit theaters a year later, in December 2027.
The Brahmastra franchise centers around the concept of Astroverse, which recreates various astral or celestial weapons associated with Indian mythology. These astral include Vanarastra, Nandi astra, Prabhastra, Jalastra, Pavanastra, and Brahmastra. The first installment of this franchise, Brahmastra Part 1 – Shiva, introduces a group of yogis meditating in a Himalayan valley. As a reward for their devotion, the gods gift them various arrows, including the powerful Brahmastra, which is guarded by a secret society called Brahman. Despite a changing world, this society still exists and works for the betterment of society. In conclusion, Brahmastra is a highly anticipated franchise that promises to deliver a unique cinematic experience by intertwining Indian mythology with modern storytelling techniques. With the release of its second and third parts, fans can look forward to a grander scale and more captivating visuals.