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Total Votes: 110
Release Date 6 July, 2016
Budget ₹90 crores
Box Office India ₹301 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹574 crores
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This is a story of a middle-aged man who is a former wrestling champion and Olympic Medallist. Now he is nothing but a failure in life due to his attitude problem. This is a story of his efforts to make a comeback to represent India at the newly launched sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Along with winning the sport, he is all set to win his family and friends back.

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹36.54 crores
Saturday₹37.1 crores
Sunday₹38.21 crores
First Weekend₹105 crores
Monday₹16 crores
Tuesday₹12.9 crores
First Week₹229.16 crores
Second Weekend₹33.1 crores
Second Week₹48.8 crores
Third Week₹15.84 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹301 crores
Worldwide Gross₹574 crores
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Movie Reception

Sultan opened extremely well in the theatres and broke many records in its first weekend. The film showed an excellent growth over the first weekend and also fared strongly on the weekdays. Due to the powerful performance of the film, it managed to cross Rs. 200 crores mark at the box office and became the first Indian film to do so. It didn't stop after the first week and carried its momentum over the next few weeks.

Due to positive word of mouth from the audience, Sultan managed to hold strong in the second and third week. It is because of the strong performance of the film in its lifetime that it earned over Rs. 300 crores in the domestic market. Sultan also showed a positive trend in the overseas which took its worldwide collection over Rs. 550 crores.

Full Cast & Characters

Salman KhanSultan Ali
Anushka SharmaAarfa
Randeep HoodaFateh Singh/Sultan's coach
Amit SadhAakash
Sumeet SamnaniTiny Kukreja, Sultan's sponsor
Kumud MishraBarkat
Anant Vidhaat SharmaGovind/Sultan's friend
Parikshat SahniGyan Singh Oberoi

Fun Facts & Triva

  • Sultan was released on the occasion of Eid.
  • Anushka Sharma was not the first choice. Parineeti Chopra was approached first for the movie.
  • Salman Khan increased his weight (8-10 kgs) for his character.
  • For his role, the actor learned martial arts & wrestling.
  • He was trained under Hollywood's most famous action choreographer, Larnell Stovall.
  • Earlier, Hollywood star, Sylvester was approached to portray Sultan's coach on the screen. After that, Sanjay Dutt was approached. But later, Randeep Hooda was roped in.
  • Salman's good friend, Rani Mukerji is the executive producer of this movie.
  • Tyron Woodley, America's Mixed Martial Arts fighter, was seen in the movie wrestling against Salman Khan.
  • This movie is Salman Khan's 10th consecutive movie to enter the Rs.100 Crore Club.
  • Salman and Sultan's blood group is same: O Negative (O-)

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