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. While it is about an aspiring singer and has musical elements, the film does not have song-and-dance sequences.
The film received critical acclaim. Wasim won the National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement.Secret Superstar received ten nominations at the 63rd Filmfare Awards, including Best Film, Best Director for Chandan, Best Actress for Wasim, and Best Supporting Actor for Khan. It won three Filmfare Awards, including Best Actress (Critics) for Wasim, Best Supporting Actress for Vij, and Best Playback Singer (Female) for Meghna Mishra.
Directed by: Advait Chandan.
Production Company: Aamir Khan Productions.
Produced by: Aamir Khan.
Distributed by: Zee Studios.
Written by: Sajid-Farhad.
Cinematography: Anil Mehta.
Starring: Aamir Khan, Zaira Wasim, Meher Vij.
Music: Amit Trivedi.
Edited by: Hemanti Sarkar.
Release date: 20 October 2017.