Aamir Khan’s ‘Secret Superstar’ is set to lock horns with Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar starrer ‘2.0’ this Diwali. Hindi movie critic and business analyst, Taran Adarsh, shared the news by tweeting, “#BreakingNews: Aamir Khan Productions’ #SecretSuperstar will now release in Diwali 2017. Zee Studios presents. Directed by Advait Chandan.”
Aamir was earlier supposed to release the film, which is made under his production, with Sanjay Dutt’s comeback movie ‘Bhoomi’ on August 4. However, Dutt later released a statement, saying, “Aamir is a dear friend and I wouldn’t want my comeback film to be pitted against his. In this industry, we should all make an effort to help each other.”
The final decision on the release date of Dutt’s film has not yet been announced. ‘Secret Superstar’ also features ‘Dangal’ actress Zaira Wasim in the lead with Aamir in an extended cameo.
The previously announced release date of ‘Secret Superstar’ was also one week prior to the release of Shah Rukh Khan’s next with Imtiaz Ali and Akshay’s ‘Toilet-Ek Prem Katha’. It will be the second biggest box office clash after Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Raees’ and Hrithik Roshan’s ‘Kaabil’ this year.
Secret Superstar is an upcoming Indian musical drama film, written and directed by Advait Chandan and produced by Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao. The film features Zaira Wasim, Meher Vij and Aamir Khan in lead roles, tells the story of a child who aspires to be a singer whereas 2.0 is an upcoming Indian science fiction film written and directed by S. Shankar, co-written by B. Jeyamohan and produced by Subaskaran Allirajah, founder of Lyca Production. A sequel to the 2010 Tamil film Enthiran. The film will feature Rajinikanth reprising the roles of Dr. Vaseegaran and Chitti, alongside Akshay Kumar and Amy Jackson. With an estimated budget of $4 billion (US$59 million), it is the most expensive Indian film to date.
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