Brahmastra: Ayan Mukerji clarifies if Ranbir was wearing shoes inside temple


New Delhi: Filmmaker Ayan Mukerji’s much-awaited journey trilogy ‘Brahmastra’ Part 1 trailer was launched a while and the excitement has been palpable. The excessive on VFX and particular results is laced with lead pair Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt’s reel chemistry as Shiva and Isha. The trailer has been the discuss of the city ever because it got here out and left its followers speaking about it.

Meanwhile, on the similar time, the trailer was subjected to criticism too, as a result of one in every of Ranbir Kapoor’s entry scene whereby the actor is seen ringing a large bell of a temple whereas wearing his shoes. The hashtag ‘Boycott Brahmastra’ trended on Twitter and the scene obtained a lot backlash from a bit of netizens. 


Now, director Ayan Mukherji lastly broke his silence on the controversy and launched an announcement in his defence. He talked about that opposite to what it may need regarded like, Ranbir is getting into a pandal with shoes on, as an alternative of a temple. In his justification, he wrote, “We had some individuals in our group, upset due to one shot in our Trailer – Ranbir’s character wearing shoes as he rings a Bell. As the Creator of this movie (and a devotee), I wished to humbly tackle what occurred right here. In our film, Ranbir just isn’t getting into a temple, however a Durga Puja Pandal.

Durga Puja Celebration for… 75 years! One, which I’ve been part of since my childhood. In my expertise, we solely take off our shoes, proper on the stage the place the Goddess is, and never once you enter the Pandal.”

Ayan added, “It is personally vital for me to succeed in out to anybody who could have been upset with this picture… as a result of above all, Brahmāstra is created as a film expertise which pays respect to, and celebrates – Indian tradition, traditions, and historical past. That is on the coronary heart of why I made this film, so it is extremely vital to me that this sense, reaches each Indian who’s watching Brahmāstra!”


‘Brahmastra’ the trilogy is a three-part movie franchise and the start of India’s first authentic universe, ‘The Astraverse’. The trailer of the movie was unveiled on June 15. Helmed by Ayan Mukerji, Brahmastra additionally stars Amitabh Bachchan, Mouni Roy, Nagarjuna, other than Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt within the lead. Reportedly, Shah Rukh Khan has a cameo within the challenge.

Meanwhile, other than Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, the movie additionally stars Nagarjuna, Mouni Roy, and Amitabh Bachchan in pivotal roles. The movie is slated to launch in theatres on September 9.

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