Aamir Khan – Zaira Wasim‘s Secret Superstar is all set to hit the screens tomorrow (October 19) and we are quite stoked about this one. Not only does the film have an interesting plot, but looks like it has been well executed and the stars have delivered phenomenal performances too. With a huge buzz surrounding the film and the ongoing holiday season, we expect Secret Superstar to have a bumper first weekend at the domestic box office. In fact, even with the film clashing with Ajay Devgn – Parineeti Chopra’s Golmaal Again, we don’t feel it will be affected at all. Our trade expert – Akshaye Rathi (exhibitor and distributor) also agrees with us, as he mentioned to us, “The buzz around the film is fantastic and it has peaked at the right time. I don’t see Secret Superstar and Golmaal Again clashing, it’s more of a co-existence at the box office. Their audience is different, so both of them will encash on the buzz. I feel it’s surely going to be a Happy Diwali for the trade, the makers as well as the audience. The urban and the multiplex audience is quite excited about Secret Superstar, so I am sure it will do fantastically well.”
From what we hear, Secret Superstar will release in 1500 – 1800 screens across India, which is optimum for this kind of niche and inspirational film. While predicting Secret Superstar‘s box office collections, Akshaye mentioned to us, “It’s a holiday period, so people will surely go into watch the movie in large number. The best day for any film is the next day after Diwali, so it should do phenomenal numbers on the second day (Friday, October 20). On day one (October 19, Thursday), which is the day for Laxmi Pujan, Secret Superstar should collect Rs 7 – 8 crore at the box office. On the second day, which is again a holiday, I expect the film to see a huge jump, maybe even double of the day one collections. Over the extended weekend, it should rake in Rs 45 – 50 crore at the box office, which is phenomenal to say the least.” (ALSO READ – Secret Superstar movie review: Aamir Khan and Zaira Wasim are excellent in this thought-provoking but entertaining drama)
With such a bumper opening and limited budget, we are sure Secret Superstar will be profitable in a couple of days itself. Anyway, how excited are you to watch Secret Superstar? Share with us your thoughts in the comments section below! Also stay tuned to BollywoodLife as we get you all the dope about the movie right here.