- Zaira Wasim and Meher Vij are absolutely fantastic," tweeted Karan Johar
- "One of his best," Karan said about Aamir
- "What tremendous comic timing," he added
Meanwhile, Secret Superstar has charmed Alia Bhatt: "Secret Superstar is such a beautiful film! A MUST MUST watch this Diwali!!! And watch it with your mother!! Can't get over how lovely it is!" Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who has worked with the 52-year-old superstar in 2012's Talaash, termed Secret Superstar as the best film of the year. "Very inspiring," he wrote.
Zaira Wasim and Meher Vij are absolutely fantastic in #SecretSuperstar ....they are pitch perfect and will move you to tears ...SUPERB!— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) October 18, 2017
Secret superstar is such a beautiful film! A MUST MUST watch this Diwali!!! And watch it with your mother!! Can't get over how lovely it is!— Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) October 19, 2017
Rave reviews also arrived from filmmakers Ashutosh Gowariker and Nitesh Tiwari, who directed Aamir in Lagaan and Dangal respectively. "Secret Superstar will melt your heart. Beautiful story and terrific performances," tweeted Mr Tiwari while the Lagaan director added: "Laugh-a-minute act by Aamir. All performances are electric."
Aamir has previously admitted to being extremely nervous ahead of the release of his films, and this time was no different. This is what he tweeted yesterday:
In his review for NDTV, Saibal Chatterjee has assigned three and a half stars to the movie, saying: "Zaira is an absolute treat" and Aamir handles his character with "unabashed glee."
Secret Superstar is helmed by newcomer Advait Chandan, whose debut directed movie this is.