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Year: 2017

Original Title: Secret Superstar

Country: India

Genre: Drama, Music


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Release Dates

United Kingdom: October 19 2017

United States: October 20 2017


Ranking: 2,897 out of 14,167 movies (up 1052)


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'Secret Superstar' is a Bollywood musical drama that tells the story of Insia, a young Indian girl who wishes to compete in a talent show and become a singer. Her father doesn't accept this and this provokes arguments in the familia. However, Insia will find the help of Shakti Kumar, played by the Bollywood star Aamir Khan, who is also a producer of the film. The protagonist is Zaira Wasim, who already shared screen with Khan on her 2016 debut 'Dangal', for which she won the Indian National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress. This film is the helm debut of Advait Chandan, who is also the screen writer. The music is composed by A. R. Rahman, winner of two Oscars for 'Slumdog Millionaire'.


Cast Secret Superstar

Aamir Khan

Shakti Kumar



Trivia Secret Superstar

Aamir Khan completed shooting for his role in the film in only 15 days. Shakti Kumar, whom Aamir Khan played in this film, is actually inspired by music director Anu Malik. This is the second time Aamir Khan will reprise the character of a teacher. The first time was in 'Taare Zameen Par'.