Advait Chandan is an Indian film industry director and screenwriter. He is best known for his debut movie
Secret Superstar in 2017. This movie was a musical drama starring
Aamir Khan and
Zaira Wasim in the lead roles. This film was produced by
Kiran Rao and Aamir Khan. The film became very popular and was the highest-grossing Hindi film in 2017.
It becomes the second highest after the movie‘
Dangal’ and then third highest after the movie ‘Bahubali’. He has assistant directed movies like ‘Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.’ in 2007, ‘Bollywood Hero’ in 2009 and ‘Dhobi Ghat in 2010’. He worked as an assistant production manager in the movie ‘
Taare Zameen Par’ in 2007.
He was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He worked as an intern with Prahlad Kakkar’s advertising production house, during the start of his career. He then worked as a manager of Aamir Khan.
He wrote Secret superstar’s script while doing the job. He then narrated the story to Aamir Khan. Advait’s upcoming project is again with Aamir Khan. The shooting of this movie ‘
Lal Singh Chaddha’ will start in 2019. In 2007, he worked on an AIDS awareness short film along with
Farhan Akhtar. Name of the short film is ‘Positive’, and it was produced by
Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar.