Brahmastra Part One: Shiva had a great start in theatres across the world as it was released on September 10, 2022, in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada.
Starring Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt together for the first time, the Ayan Mukerji directorial opened at a worldwide gross collection of Rs. 75 crores.
The film’s producer Karan Johar shared the update on Instagram and captioned his post:
“Humbled… Grateful…but yet can’t control my excitement!”
The post says: “Worldwide box office gross day 1 Rs. 75 crores. Brahmastra Part One: Shiva. Thank you.”
According to Boxofficeindia.com, it collected in the range of Rs. 35-36 crores in all versions at the domestic box office on day one.
This makes it the highest non-holiday release in Hindi, only after Baahubali: The Conclusion.
The report stated that the Hindi version alone collected Rs. 32-33 crore net on the opening day.
Another report from the portal said the film is headed for a worldwide collection of over Rs. 200 crores in its opening weekend.
Produced by Star Studios and Dharma Productions, Brahmastra is currently running in theatres in 2D, 3D and Imax 3D
It also stars Amitabh Bachchan, Mouni Roy and Nagarjuna Akkineni.
The film’s Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam versions are presented by SS Rajamouli of RRR and Baahubali fame.
Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared on September 10, 2022, that the film was released on 5019 screens in India and on around 3894 screens overseas, making it a total screen count of 8,913 screens.
The film has also recorded a decent advance booking for the weekend.
Brahmastra Part One: Shiva is the first in Ayan Mukerji’s Astraverse trilogy. It is being praised for the use of VFX in bringing action scenes to life on screen.