Aamir, Zaira film recovers its production cost in four days
New Delhi, Oct 24:Secret Superstar, starring Dangal fame Zaira Wasim and Aamir Khan in an extended cameo, is doing wonders at the box office. The film has minted Rs 31.31 crore so far, thus recovering its cost of production and other expenses.
The film, which was made on a modest budget of Rs 15 crore including Cost of Production and Print and Publicity, has recovered its money in its 4 day run at the box office.
The film minted Rs 4. 80 cr on Thursday, Rs 9.30 crore on Friday while Saturday marked Rs 8.71 crore and Rs 8.50 crore on Sunday, respectively, proving to be another winner from Aamir Khan.
Director Advait Chandan said, “I went to a theatre full of people and they clapped and laughed and were moved by the film. It gave me goosebumps – this has been such a dream response!! I keep pinching myself to check if it’s real.”
The film that opened to rave reviews from film critics is garnering tremendous positive word of mouth from the audience across the globe. Secret Superstar is based on a teenage girl named Insiya, played by Zaira Wasim, who sets out to follow her dream of being a singing superstar under the confinement of anonymity.
The film also showcases Aamir Khan in a quirky avatar as Shakti Kumaarr. In fact, his never seen before look has poured in immense response for the actor. Produced by Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao under the banner of Aamir Khan Productions and Zee Studios, Secret Superstar is written and directed by Advait Chandan. The film that released this Diwali is running strong at the box office.