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20 Facts You Might Know About Brahmastra Part 1: Shiva

The controversy around the box office success of Brahmastra Part 1 is polarising. Twitter is divided into two groups where one claims Brahmastra as a masterpiece, while others hated the gut of filmmakers to even come up with something like this.

Here, look at these amazing facts about the Brahmastra Movie series that are quite entertaining after these shocking revelations.

1. Brahmastra movie was earlier titled Dragon

I have been following the updates and news related to Brahmastra from the moment it was announced. Only the thing to be corrected is the fact that it was titled Dragon. Also, we can see how Amitabh Bacchan compared Ranbir to the dragon with his ability to play with fire.

2. Ranbir Kapoor’s character was a Muslim named Rumi

It came on Twitter that Ranbir Kapoor’s character was supposed to be a Muslim guy named Rumi. However, creators have changed their minds after 2014’s election. (Just kidding)

Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt from Brahmastra

3. Nagarjuna is credited as an actor instead of an extended cameo

Since the movie is released and nobody cares about spoilers. Here’s one for you. Nagarjuna is credited as a supporting actor in the film even though his screen time is less than Shah Rukh Khan’s. The only problem is that SRK is credited as an extended cameo in the movie.

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4. Deepika Padukone’s face was visible as Amrita

For a brief second, fans spotted Deepika Padukone as Amrita (Shiva’s mother) in the flashback scene. Since they already have Deepika Padukone on board, they miss the chance to tease the audience for the Brahmastra Part 2.

Deepika Padukone in Brahmastra
Deepika Padukone in Brahmastra

5. Dev’s character hasn’t been cast

Critics and die-hard fans can only guess the massive cheers in the theatre after their face reveals Dev in the movie. However, they haven’t cast a big name for the part of Dev in the movie yet. Thus, they left the void.

6. Ayan Mukerji’s announced spin-off film on Scientist Mohan Bhargav.

Shah Rukh Khan’s cameo got loud hootings and cheers in the movie. So much so that Ayan Mukerji has announced the spin-off movie about the origin of Scientist Mohan Bhargav in Astraverse. Even after the same name, Mohan Bhargav is not from Swadesh.


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7. Hussain Dalal has written dialogues for Brahmastra Part 1: Shiva.

You need a person to blame, there you go. However, in the retrospective, we know the creative decision filmmakers took for the Brahmastra Part 1: Shiva. The movie is created to target kids. Probably this is the reason they dumb down the dialogues.

8. Brahmastra trilogy was announced way back in 2014

Little did you know that we have waited 8 years for the Brahmastra movie. On the record, the movie was first announced to the general public in 2014.

9. Brahmastra’s release date was postponed 2 years ahead because of a pandemic.

Brahmastra movie was completed and about to release in 2020. However, the ongoing pandemic caused havoc in the movie and theatre business so much so that the movie had to wait another two years for the official theatrical release.

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10. The movie logo of Brahmastra has been released on 4th March 2019.

The official movie logo of Brahmastra has been released on 4th March 2019 on the eve of Kumbh Mela. They made it magnanimous by using hundreds of drones to create a spectacle in the sky.

Deepika Padukone in Brahmastra
Brahmastra Logo Reveal

11. It is the first Indian movie to have its cinematic universe.

The concept of the cinematic universe is quite popular in Hollywood. However, it is the first time in India that any production house came up with its interconnected universe. Only if we neglect the cop universe by Rohit Shetty.

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12. Brahmstra Part 1: Shiva has a budget of about 410 Crore.

Bollywood rarely makes a movie with a budget of half a million. Brahmastra Part 1: Shiva was announced with a budget of 300 crores but exceeded to approx. 410 crores.

13. Nagarjuna has made his Bollywood comeback after 16 years.

Fans were excited for the Bollywood comeback of Nagarjuna after 16 years. He was last seen in the multi-heroes war drama film LOC Kargil.

14. Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt started dating during the shooting and eventually got married.

The movie also kickstarted the romantic journey of Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt. The duo worked on the film together for almost a decade and finally got married and announced pregnancy as well.

15. Ayan Mukerji accepted that he learned all new ways of filmmaking for such a different kind of film.

In a short video before the release of the movie, Ayan confessed to learning new filmmaking techniques for the Brahmastra movie.

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