Bollywood’s young stars. Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor, have reached Israel for the preparation of their upcoming film, Brahmastra.

This ambitious project of Karan Johar has his ex-assistant, Ayan Mukerji, taking the command at the directorial seat.

Karan Johar has recently shared the first picture of the trio on Twitter and wrote,

“The new year begins with the prep of #BRAHMASTRA….the countdown of the epic journey of our film begins! Filming commences in February 2018! Ayan Mukerji helms this magical trilogy! @SrBachchan #ranbir @aliaa08 and an exciting ensemble!”

The film lead actress, Alia Bhatt has also shared a picture on her Instagram where Brahmastra stars can been seen in deep conversation with their director.

Up till now, not much has been revealed about the film plot but the director in his latest conversation with a news agency called it “romantic story with new flavors embed into it.”

“In its core, it has romance as an element but it has got a new flavor to it,” he said. He further added that he has kept really hopes from the project.

“It’s a huge project and lot of people have faith in it and in me so I need to deliver for my own career, for the producer, the actors, and the entire crew.”, he added. Brahmastra is Ranbir and Ayan’s third collaboration after ‘Wake Up Sid’ and ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’.

This is the first time when Ranbir and Alia have been paired up for any project.

The film is expected to be made as a trilogy, the first part of which is expected to release in 2019.