Secret Superstar is a 2017 Indian musical drama film, written and directed by Advait Chandan, and produced by Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao. The film stars Zaira Wasim, Meher Vij, Raj Arjun and Aamir Khan. The film tells the coming-of-age story of a teenage girl who aspires to be a singer, and her relationship with her mother. The film deals with social issues including feminism, gender equality and domestic violence.
Secret Superstar became one of the most profitable films of all time, grossing ₹965 crore (US$150 million) worldwide on a limited budget of ₹15 crore (US$2.3 million), with over 6,000% return on investment (ROI). This makes it the highest grossing Indian film featuring a female protagonist of all time.
Initial release: October 19, 2017 (USA)
Director: Advait Chandan
Box office: 9.65 billion INR
Did you know: “Secret Superstar” is the second-highest-grossing Indian film in overseas markets by overseas gross ($140 million).
Insu, a young Muslim girl, aspires to become a singer but faces restrictions from her conservative father. She happens to cross paths with a musician, which unfolds into an exciting journey