Brahmastra Review: Ranbir-Alia starrer lives up to the expectation
Brahmastra Part One: Shiva has been released in theatres on September 9, starring Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhat.
The relentless action that explodes on the screen accompanied by blinding fireworks and a high-decibel background score is a key part of the film.
It isn't the pyrotechnics, however, that define the film that kicks off Bollywood's first proposed superhero trilogy.
takes the devices of the superhero flick as we know them and stirs them up in a way that isn't entirely potboiler-style derivative.
saga is steeped in
Indian mythology, but the film expertly skirts around overt religiosity.