September 23, 2017 13:39 IST

Aamir Khan takes break from Thugs of Hindostan to promote 'Secret Superstar'

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Aamir Khan was currently shooting for Thugs of Hindostan, however the actor has taken a break from the film to promote his home productions' 'Secret Superstar'. The actor will be flying to Baroda to promote his upcoming film 'Secret Superstar'. The film is essentially based on music and will have Aamir Khan playing the role of a quirky music composer named Shakti Kumar. Aamir Khan who is known for his sheer dedication and focus has spared time from his busy schedule of Thugs and will take charge of the promotions of 'Secret Superstar'. Helmed by Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao under the banner of Aamir Khan Productions, 'Secret Superstar' stars Zaira Wasim in the lead.
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'Secret Superstar' is based in Baroda, Gujrata and the entire film has been shot in the city. The actor will therefore be seen visiting the city along with director Advait Chandan to promote the film. '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. The trailer of the film has received a great response raising the anticipation for the film. The songs 'Main Kaun Hoon', 'Meri Pyaari Ammi' and 'Sapne Re' provide further insights into the film. While the first song 'Main Kaun Hoon' depicted Insia living her dream, the second song 'Meri Pyaari Ammi' gave a shout out to the support she receives from her mother to fulfill her dreams. The third song from the film 'Sapne Re' takes the narrative forward and highlights the huff of Insia where she is seen struggling to fulfill her dreams.
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The film has has generating huge buzz owing to Aamir Khan- Zaira Wasim returning to celluloid after 'Dangal' as well as the content of the film. The quirky character of Aamir Khan has also piqued the interest of the audience. 'Secret Superstar' is Aamir Khan Productions' eighth 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 is slated to release on 19th October 2017.