Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is known for producing romantic films is all set to produce Ayan Mukherji’s highly anticipated Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt starrer film ‘Bramastra’.
It is believed that the superhero sci-fi movie will be a high budget film of over Rs. 150 crore and will be released in 3D as well.
Namit Malhotra, co-producer of the film said, "We aspire to create something homegrown that can match Hollywood standards. We can't be penny-pinching with the scale. Hollywood has moved from dramas and rom-coms to big scale films, which makes more money eventually. India too is getting there’’.
He further said, "We will shoot it the regular way and then convert it into 3D. The visual effects and conversion quality will be superlative’’.
It has been conceived that the film will a trilogy and will go on the floors next year. "The films will progress from establishing the characters to the protagonist achieving his goal. Ayan's vision will strike a chord with everyone, from the ages of six to 60. In terms of concept, it doesn't share any similarities with other Bollywood superhero films, like Krrish . The title itself conveys that the story is rooted in our cultural heritage’’.
The movie is slated to release on Independence Day 2019.