The first visuals from the long-awaited Indian superhero film, Brahmastra, have been released in the form of a motion poster and it features Bollywood superstar Ranbir Kapoor. The Brahmastra motion poster was launched at a live event in Delhi on Wednesday evening and has Ranbir playing the protagonist Shiva, who is on a mission to save the universe after he discovers his superpower - the power of fire. Set in contemporary India, a secret society called the Brahmansh have been serving as the guardians of Astras that were created thousands of years ago. The fate of the entire universe hangs on one Astra, the Brahmastra, as it is now waking up, with Shiva entrusted with the responsibility to wield his powers and rise to the occasion. 

The official synopsis is as follows:"BRAHMĀSTRA- the Trilogy, is a 3-part film franchise and the beginning of India’s first original universe – the Astraverse. It is a new original cinematic universe inspired by deeply rooted concepts and tales in Indian mythology but set in the modern world, with epic storytelling of fantasy, adventure, good vs evil, love and hope; all told using cutting edge technology and never-seen-before visual spectacles." 

Leading Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt plays the role of Shiva's (Ranbir) love interest in Brahmastra, which has been announced for a massive theatrical release on September 9, 2022. Karan Johar's Dharma Productions is producing the upcoming fantasy trilogy, which will be coming out as a pan-Indian release in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. During the Brahmastra motion poster launch, director Ayan Mukerji stated that the team wanted fans to participate in the film and is why they opted for an event. Apart from Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt in the lead roles, Brahmastra also stars legendary Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan, Telugu superstar Akkineni Nagarjuna, actresses Mouni Roy and Dimple Kapadia in pivotal roles. According to reports, the second and third installments in the Brahmastra trilogy will be released in 2024 and 2026. 

Watch the intense Brahmastra motion poster below: