Trailer, About, About Secret Superstar, Cast & Crew, Storyline
Secret Superstar is a 2017 Indian Hindi-language musical drama film written and directed by Advait Chandan, and produced by Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao under the studio Aamir Khan Productions. The film stars Zaira Wasim, Aamir Khan, Meher Vij and Raj Arjun. The film tells the coming-of-age story of a teenage girl who aspires to be a singer, uploading videos on YouTube while disguising her identity with a niqab, and her relationships with her mother, father and mentor. The film deals with social issues including feminism, gender equality and domestic violence. The film received overall positive reviews from critics. Wasim won the National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement.
It won three Filmfare Awards, including Best Actress (Critics) for Wasim, Best Supporting Actress for Vij, and Best Playback Singer (Female) for Meghna Mishra. The film serves as the second collaboration between Wasim and Khan following Dangal (2016). Secret Superstar became one of the most profitable films of all time, grossing 858 crore ($154 million) worldwide on a limited budget of 15 crore (US$2.3 million), with over 6,000% return on investment (ROI). The film is also the highest-grossing Indian film featuring a female protagonist, the highest-grossing 2017 Hindi film, the seventh highest-grossing Indian film worldwide, and the second highest-grossing Indian film overseas. In China, it is the fifth highest-grossing foreign film of 2018, and the second highest-grossing non-English foreign film ever (after Dangal).
About Secret Superstar:
A talented teenage singer-songwriter must conceal who she really is to fulfil her musical dream. But to save her mother, she might have to sacrifice everything.
- Genre: Drama, Music
- Original Language: Hindi
- Director: Advait Chandan
- Producer: Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao
- Writer: Advait Chandan
- Release Date (Theaters): Oct 20, 2017 limited
- Release Date (Streaming): Mar 24, 2018
- Box Office (Gross USA): $756.9K
- Runtime: 2h 30m
- Distributor: ZeeTV
- Production Co: Aamir Khan Productions
Cast & Crew:
- Shakti Kumar
- (as Kabir Sajid)
- Badi Apa
- Sheetal Mam
Insia is very passionate about singing but she belongs to a very conservative family. Her father doesn’t let her develop her talent but her mother secretly lets her follow her passion for singing.
She begins anonymously posting her songs over the internet and gains nation wide fame including people from the music industry. The movie shows her journey to break free and follow her dream of being a singer.
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