| New Delhi |
Published: March 14, 2018 12:02 pm
Aamir Khan’s latest cinematic outing as Shakti Kumaarr in Secret Superstar may only qualify as an extended cameo, but it is not something one can forget that easily. Contrary to Aamir’s recent characters, Shakti is a flirtatious, borderline cheap music producer, who is as unabashed about his dressing sense as he is about his opinions.
And there is something about Aamir’s frivolous demeanour in Secret Superstar that transports us to the sweet nostalgia of the 90s. To the colourful time of Rangeela (1995), Andaz Apna Apna (1994) and Ishq (1997). To the time when Aamir’s spot-on comic timing and near-perfect Bombay ‘tapori’ act was a winner in the hearts of all movie aficionados. To the time before Lagaan and Dil Chahta Hai…