Thursday, October 26, 2017 13:46 IST
Aamir Khan Productions' 'Secret Superstar' emerged as an underdog this festive season. The emotionally driven film starring Zaira Wasim and Aamir Khan along with Meher Vij, Raj Arjun and Tirth Sharma has been striking chords with the audience earning not just immense love but also critical acclaim.
Made on a lean budget of 15 crores in total, the small town film depicted a rooted story of a young girl named Insiya. The total budget also included the marketing and promotional expenses. Within just 4 days of its release, 'Secret Superstar' not only recovered its cost of production but also earned double the amount.
'Secret Superstar' marks the directorial debut of Advait Chandan who is garnering accolades for his debut film. The skilled depiction of a emotional tale has established Advait Chandan as a proficient storyteller.
Talking about the response the film is receiving, Aamir Khan shared his thoughts saying, "I'm absolutely thrilled with the love and affection our film Secret Superstar is getting from all over the world. I'm so proud of Advait. In his 1st film itself he has firmly established himself as a 1st rate storyteller who successfully knows how to enter the hearts of his audience."
The super hit film is also raking good in the overseas market as the Zaira Wasim- Aamir Khan starrer has earned a hefty 20 crores overseas already. As the film has recovered its production cost, the team is currently earning profits with every further collection.
'Secret Superstar' is a film essentially based on music with the lead protagonist Insia played by Zaira Wasim being an aspiring singer. The young girl faces resistance from her father after which she opts to follow her dreams by posting videos on social media anonymously.
'Secret Superstar' is Aamir Khan Productions' latest film after delivering blockbuster films like Lagaan, Taare Zameen Par, Dangal among others.
Produced by Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao under the banner name of Aamir Khan Productions, Zee Studios, and Akash Chawla, Secret Superstar is written and directed by Advait Chandan. The film released this Diwali is running successfully all over.