Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan and Zaira Wasim starrer Secret Superstar minted Rs 4.80 crore on Diwali, the makers said.
The Advait Chandan directorial, which released on Thursday, revolves around a teenager named Insiya (Zaira), who dreams of becoming a famous singer and how she changes her life and the lives of everyone around her.
Aamir is playing the quirky character of Shakti Kumaarr in the movie.
The film received a good start on Diwali and is garnering strong word of mouth, read a statement issued on behalf of the makers.
According to trade analyst Taran Adarsh, Secret Superstar released in 1,750 screens across India and in 1,090 screens overseas.
#SecretSuperstar Thu ₹ 4.80 cr. India biz… Biz should grow today [Fri].
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) October 20, 2017
The film has been backed by Aamir and his wife Kiran Rao under their banner Aamir Khan Productions along with Zee Studios.