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Secret Superstar (2017)

Not Rated | | Drama, Music | 18 October 2017 (USA)
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Insia is a 14 year-old from Vadodara who dreams of being a singer one day.

Director:

Advait Chandan

Writer:

Advait Chandan (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Zaira Wasim ... Insia
Meher Vij ... Najma
Raj Arjun ... Farookh
Aamir Khan ... Shakti Kumar
Tirth Sharma Tirth Sharma ... Chintan
Kabir Sajid Kabir Sajid ... Guddu
Farrukh Jaffar Farrukh Jaffar ... Badi Apa
Manuj Sharma Manuj Sharma ... Ranjeet
Nikita Anand ... Sheetal Mam
Shaan ... Himself
Monali Thakur ... Herself
Mona Ambegaonkar ... Sheena Sabhawala
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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

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

18 October 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Süperstar See more »

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Budget:

INR 500,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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The complete soundtrack was released by Zee Music Company on 18 October 2017. See more »

Soundtracks

Nachdi Phira
Lyrics by Kausar Munir
Performed by Meghna Mishra
Music by Amit Trivedi
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Aamir Khan's Diwali gift to all Mothers & Motherhood ★★★★★
20 October 2017 | by joy-dutta35See all my reviews

Debutant director Advait Chandan has hit the right chords by beautifully portraying the mother-daughter relationship and setting the story in a middle class locality where not only you, your dreams and emotions are also trapped by the 'man' of the house.

This is a story of a teenage girl Insia (Zaira Wasim) who tackling massive challenges imposed by her overtly potent father (Raj Arjun) finally fulfils her dreams of becoming a superstar singer with the support of her helpless mother (Meher Vij), best friend Chintan (Tirth Sharma) and an out of luck music director Shakti Kumar (Aamir Khan). All the performances are so enthralling that it keeps you glued to the screen and makes you give a victory jump at the climax.

On the whole, Secret Superstar is a brilliantly crafted film inspiring people to chase dreams as they do come true, highlighting relevant social issues of patriarchal society and showing the importance of mothers. It's a mother's unconditional love and sacrifice that holds the family together. She sacrifices all her passions and dreams for the sake of her husband and child. Salute to all mothers and motherhood.

Aamir khan never fails to amaze us, never! Do not miss this film.


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