Actress Alia Bhatt recently addressed people’s opinions on her latest film Brahmastra. The Ayan Mukerji director opened to positive first-day box office numbers despite mixed reviews from critics. During a media interaction on Thursday, Alia asserted that it is the public’s right to critique, review or praise the film. Read also : Ayan Mukerji reacts to boycott of Brahmastra trend on Twitter
On Thursday, Alia, Ranbir Kapoor and Ayan Mukerji flew to Ahmedabad to promote the film. There, the trio watched the movie with some fans and media. After the screening, Alia answered a question about negative comments about the film. After Ayan addressed questions about the film’s review, Ali added, “We only have one life and two options. We can either focus on the positive things or think about the negativity.
“Whenever the media asks negative questions, we try not to shy away from them. Reviews, criticisms, opinions and comments are the right of the public. We just hope to encounter more positive things rather than negative ones. Exit from movie hone k baad aisa lag raha hani positive hi ja raha hain warna jo box office me aag lagayi hai woh hota nahi (Since Brahmastra came out i think it was positive if not how did he put the box office fire),” added Alia, who is currently expecting her first child with Ranbir Kapoor.
Brahmastra Part One: Shiva marks the first collaboration between Alia and Ranbir. The film also stars Amitabh Bachchan, Mouni Roy and Nagarjuna in the lead roles. The film arrived in theaters on September 9. While fans praised the film’s visual effects, many also criticized it for its poor dialogue and script.
The film is one of the most expensive Indian films said to have gone up on a budget north of ₹400 crore. According to trade reports, the fantasy action epic has gone through ₹Grossed 225 crores at the worldwide box office since its release on September 9. On Wednesday, day 6, the film remained in double digits, with ₹10.5 crores in all languages: Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam.