Verdict: Film Critics have given Positive Reviews to Secret Superstar Movie Starring Zaira Wasim, Meher Vij, Tirth Sharma, Raj Arjun, Aamir Khan.
Secret Superstar Reviews
Ratings: 6.73/10

Score: 85%
Reviews Counted: 34
: 29 | : 5

Read Bollywood Hindi Secret Superstar Movie Reviews.
Director: Advait Chandan
Producer: Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao, Nittin Keni, Akash Chawla
Writer: Advait Chandan
Genre: Musical Drama
Release Date: 19 October 2017

Rohit Vats | Hindustan Times: 3/5 | 6/10
Secret Superstar will still make you laugh and cry with ease. Show some appetite for drama and you have an entertainer at your service ... Full Review

Meena Iyer | Times of India: 4/5 | 8/10
If you world revolves around your mother, you're going to root for this film. Go for it girls ... Full Review

Umesh Punwani | Koimoi.com: 4/5 | 8/10
Every frame, every second of this movie is a heart-stealer, Aamir Khan in his surged-Rangeela mode, Zaira Wasim & Meher Vij giving us one the best mother-daughter performances ever, Raj Arjun’s spine-chilling presence ... Full Review

Shubra Gupta | The Indian Express: 2.5/5 | 5/10
The Zaira Wasim and Aamir Khan starrer stops short of being superlative ... Full Review

Sukanya Verma | Rediff: 3.5/5 | 7/10
Secret Superstar's cheerful, feel-good imagery of a rotten reality reflects a young adult's hopeful perspective yet to be crushed by the weight of cynicism ... Full Review

Saibal Chatterjee | NDTV: 3.5/5 | 7/10
Secret Superstar never loses sight of its principal purpose: lending heft and height to a daughter's derring-do and a mom's mutiny ... Full Review

Namrata Joshi | The Hindu - | 6/10
Debutante Advait Chandan harnesses the Bollywood formulae well to deliver an affecting winner in Secret Superstar ... Full Review

Samrudhi Ghosh | India Today: 3.5/5 | 7/10
The climax is one that you can see coming long before it actually does. But in spite of these shortcomings, Secret Superstar is a soul-stirring film that deserves a watch ... Full Review

Richard James Havis | South China Morning Post: 4/5 | 8/10
Underneath the commercial sheen is a tough story about domestic abuse and female empowerment that dares to go deeper than most sweet and sunny Indian dramas ... Full Review

Rahul Desai | Film Companion: 3/5 | 6/10
For once, we admire the aesthetics of the shot instead of mourning its unnecessary existence ... Full Review

Baradwaj Rangan: - | 4/10
Some nice moments tucked away in the corners of a facile, manipulative script ... Full Review

India.com: 4/5 | 8/10
The story, the characters, the performances, the narrative, the music… Secret Superstar brings together all the secret ingredients, in just the right amount, to create the perfect experience ... Full Review

The New Indian Express: 3/5 | 6/10
A rousing coming-of-age film. This is not an underdog story with a predictable trajectory, though it has its share of emotional beats originating from such tropes ... Full Review

Raja Sen | NDTV: 3.5/5 | 7/10
We need more films for and about children in this country, which is why I'd recommend this one even though it is far from perfect ... Full Review

Bollywood Hungama: 4/5 | 8/10
SECRET SUPERSTAR is a complete package: refreshing plot, water-tight screenplay, exceptional performances and soulful soundtrack. Strongly recommended! ... Full Review

Feminism in India: - | 9/10
Secret Superstar is one of the best movies of 2017 for many reasons. Not only did it manage to bring together elements of feminism and Bollywood masala, it started a much-needed conversation about children trapped in violent families ... Full Review

Anna MM Vetticad | FirstPost: 3.5/5 | 7/10
Secret Superstar is not merely an issue-based film; it is an entertaining, heartwarming saga of people and hope ... Full Review

DNAIndia: 3.5/5 | 7/10
Zaira Wasim and Aamir Khan's film will make you smile, laugh, rage, cry and feel good at the end. Simple, sentimental and inspiring. Go watch the film with your mom ... Full Review

Reuters: - | 5/10
The problem with Secret Superstar is that it starts out with a good idea, but the film unravels because it wants to say too many things at once ... Full Review

Mike McCahill | The Guardian: 4/5 | 8/10
This is first-class entertainment, the best imaginable antidote to the toxicity presently leaking out of western movie circles ... Full Review

Scroll: - | 6/10
More than the story, which leans on several tropes and clich├ęs, it's the graph of the characters and the performances that elevate the emotion ... Full Review

Deccan Chronicle: 3.5/5 | 7/10
Zaira Wasim delivers a fine performance in the film that highlights the mother-daughter bond and importance of self-belief ... Full Review

Deccan Herald: 1/5 | 2/10
A lousy fling at patriarchy that wastes talents ... Full Review

Devesh Sharma | Filmfare: 4/5 | 8/10
Solid performances, great music and solid writing, director Advait Chandan couldn't have asked for a better setup for a debut film ... Full Review

Rajeev Masand | Book My Show: 3.5/5 | 7/10
“Secret Superstar” belongs to its incredible cast that glosses over many of the film’s minor lapses. Advait Chandan makes an assured directing debut, delivering a film that is ultimately heartbreaking and heartwarming in equal measure ... Full Review

Cinestaan: 3/4 | 8/10
Advait Chandan’s Secret Superstar is not just an inspirational tale, but very subtly also battles for feminism, raises a voice against regressive thinking, and, more pertinently, domestic abuse ... Full Review

Masala: 3.5/5 | 7/10
The film packs in some powerful performances. Meher Vij as Insia’s mother is the most adorable character and performer. Her portrayal reminds you of your mother and you instantly want to envelop her in a bear hug ... Full Review

India TV: 3.5/5 | 7/10
So basically, the film is well-balanced and perfectly mounted. It has all the element that a total entertainer requires, muddles of life, dreams, love and sacrifice ... Full Review

The Quint: 3.5/5 | 7/10
The climax, sadly, is guilty of being repetitive and predictable and dampens the overall impact a little bit. Yet, Secret Superstar is hugely watchable for its emotional core and its touching performances ... Full Review

Gulf News: 3.5/5 | 7/10
There are several things that Secret Superstar, a tale of a repressed teenager in a town in Gujarat, gets right ... Full Review

India West: 4/5 | 8/10
Super Blend of Usual and Unusual, Depth and Entertainment. “Secret Superstar” has no secret about it – it is an open book on how if movies were actors, this one would be a superstar! ... Full Review

Lens Men Reviews: 4/5 | 8/10
Secret Superstar isn’t a preachy cinema that blatantly asks you to chase your dreams. That agenda is in the subtext of the film and the movie directly asks women to fight for their rights and equality and never to compromise. Secret Superstar moved me a lot – Recommended ... Full Review

Free Press Journal: 2/5 | 4/10
More confounding than appeasing. While ‘Secret Superstar’ might have had the good intentions of showcasing Zaira Wasim’s talents as an actress, it clearly does disservice to the craft of filmmaking in the process ... Full Review

Behind Woods: 3/5 | 6/10
Secret Superstar does both; educates and entertains ... Full Review