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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.

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Advait Chandan

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Advait Chandan (screenplay)
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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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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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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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It topped the Chinese box office in its opening weekend, despite crowded competition from Chinese films such as Forever Young and A Better Tomorrow 2018 as well as Hollywood films such as Ferdinand, Wonder, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and Star Wars: The Last Jedi. See more »

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Meri Pyaari Ammi
Lyrics by Kausar Munir
Performed by Meghna Mishra
Music by Amit Trivedi
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Great Movie
19 October 2017 | by Rahul143125See all my reviews

Film: Secret Superstar

Writer & Director: Advait Chandan

Producer: Aamir Khan

Rating: 3/3

Advait Chandan's witty, melodramatic, musical drama "Secret Superstar" focuses on a teenage girl who wishes to become a singing sensation, in spite of having numerous hurdles in her life. Zaira who plays Insia, a wannabe singer is always being pushed back because of her father's conservative mindset. The film shows how she purposely tries to reach success.

Debutante Advait Chandan has written a beautiful, lovely and meaningful screenplay which amuses me for about two and a half hours. Story actually seems to be usual, but after the second climax it doesn't. It completely makes you feel like Insia. The way the girl feels depressed because of her arrogant father makes you narky. Advait's direction is also praise-worthy. He has handled the film with utmost care.

Aamir Khan who plays the role of Shakti Kumar, a funny and substandard music director is nice. He will always be there to tickle your funny bone.

Comprehensively, I've actually got no words to say for this pleasurable musical drama. Just go and watch this film, I guarantee you that you would come out of the theater with a smile. Thank you.


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