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Secret Superstar (2017)

Not Rated | | Drama, Music | 18 October 2017 (USA)
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A talented teenage singer-songwriter living amid domestic abuse becomes a YouTube sensation after a video in which she hides her identity goes viral.

Director:

Advait Chandan

Writer:

Advait Chandan (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zaira Wasim ... Insia
Meher Vij ... Najma
Raj Arjun ... Farookh
Aamir Khan ... Shakti Kumar
Tirth Sharma ... Chintan
Kabir Sajid Kabir Sajid ... Guddu
Farrukh Jaffar ... Badi Apa
Manuj Sharma Manuj Sharma ... Ranjeet
Nikita Anand ... Sheetal Mam
Shaan ... Self
Monali Thakur ... Self
Mona Ambegaonkar ... Sheena Sabhawala
Jasmeet Singh Bhatia ... Cheesy News Anchor Host
Dianne Commissariat Dianne Commissariat ... Sheena's Receptionist
Patrali Chattopdhyay Patrali Chattopdhyay ... Glamour Awards Girl
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Storyline

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. Written by keith26293

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Genres:

Drama | Music

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

While shooting Secret Superstar (2017), Zaira Wasim suggested to use a pencil and a rubber band instead of a Capo on the Guitar, as she felt that Insia being from a very humble family couldn't possibly afford to have something as expensive as a Capo. This recommendation of hers was accepted by the creative team of the film and the Capo was replaced with a pencil and a rubber band. See more »

Quotes

Najma: Did the chicken come first or the egg?
Insia: It depends on the situation... If you want to eat chicken, the egg comes first - it hatches into a chicken, which you cook. But, if you want to eat an omelette, the chicken comes first - it lays the egg, which you make into an omelette.
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Connections

Referenced in 63rd Filmfare Awards (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

O Re Manwa
Performed by Meghna Mishra
Lyrics by Kausar Munir
Music by Amit Trivedi
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a lot of emotions, little funny and heartfelt
20 October 2017 | by namanupadhyaySee all my reviews

I really was expecting that when i saw the trailer.the movie didn't disappoint. Being a huge fan of amir i absolutely loved the movie though he has approx 30 mins of his showtime in screen.zaira was absolutely brilliant.the story was grabbing and right from the start you feel connected to the characters.the film potraited the dreams of a teenage girl in a magical way.go with your mom you will not be disappointed.and in the end you'll give a tight hug to your mom.get some tissues and go watch it.


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

18 October 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Secret Superstar See more »

Filming Locations:

Vadodara, Gujarat, India See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR500,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$122,026,260
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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