New Delhi: Aamir Khan's production 'Secret Superstar' not only earned rave reviews in the country at the time of its release but after hitting the screens in China—it has become a money-minting venture in the faraway land as well.
After the stupendous success of 'Dangal' at the Chinese Box Office, the massive popularity of lead actor Aamir Khan in the country was seen by all. His fans in China simply adore him.
Now, with yet another Aamir Khan film has released in the neighbouring country and the response is ecstatic. Although, Aamir is not playing the lead role in the film yet it has set the Chinese Box Office on fire.
Noted film critic Taran Adarsh took to Twitter and shared the figures.
#SecretSuperstar continues to work wonders in China... Week 1 should close at $ 45 million+, which is SPLENDID...
Fri $ 6.90 mn
Sat $ 10.55 mn
Sun $ 9.90 mn
Mon $ 5.02 mn
Tue $ 4.88 mn
Wed $ 4.41 mn
Total: $ 41.66 million [₹ 264.61 cr]
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) January 25, 2018
Secret Superstar stars 'Dangal' girl Zaira Wasim in the lead while Meher Vij, Raj Arjun, and Aamir Khan play pivotal parts. The film is written, directed by Advait Chandan, and produced by Aamir Khan, wife Kiran Rao.
Following its release in the Chinese market, the film has become 2017's second highest-grossing Indian film worldwide. It is the highest-grossing Hindi film overseas, as well as one of the highest-grossing Indian films of all times and the third highest-grossing Hindi film ever overseas.
Secret Superstar got 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 Zaira Wasim, Best Supporting Actress for Meher Vij, and Best Playback Singer (Female) for Meghna Mishra.