Released in 2016, Sultan is a Hindi-language sports drama film directed by Ali Abbas Zafar. The movie is produced by Aditya Chopra under the renowned Yash Raj Films banner. Sultan features the talented actors Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma in lead roles.
Sultan Hindi Movie 2016 Cast, Plot, Production, Music, & Release
Sultan revolves around the life of Sultan Ali Khan, a fictional pehlwani wrestler and former world wrestling champion from Haryana. The story delves into the challenges faced by Sultan as his remarkable professional career takes a toll on his personal life. The film premiered worldwide on July 6, 2016. It garnered positive reviews from critics and achieved tremendous commercial success, grossing ₹623.33 crores ($93 million) globally.
Sultan Ali Khan, a middle-aged former wrestling champion, resides in the quiet town of Rewari, Haryana, leading a solitary existence. Aakash Oberoi, the creator of a privately owned mixed martial arts league supported by Mr. Patel, is persuaded by his father to enlist Sultan’s participation to revive the league’s dwindling popularity.
As per Govind, in 2008, Sultan becomes smitten with Aarfa Hussain, a talented wrestler at the state level and the daughter of a local wrestling coach. Initially, Aarfa maintains a distant attitude towards Sultan, but eventually, she accepts his friendship. However, when Sultan professes their commitment to each other, Aarfa rebuffs him, asserting that she will only marry a well-trained wrestler.
|Real Name||Role Name|
|Salman Khan||Sultan Ali Khan|
|Randeep Hooda||Fateh Singh|
|Parikshit Sahni||Gyan Singh Oberoi|
|Kubbra Sait||Kubra Sait|
|Asim||Titu’s Friend 2|
|Rajesh Bharadwaj||Olympics Result Announcer|
|Meiyang Chang||Meiyang Chang|
|Amit Sadh||Aakash Oberoi|
|Darshan Aulakh||Engine Driver|
|Himanshu Bhutiyani||Doctor Safdurjung|
|Shibani Dandekar||News Reporter|
The movie stars Salman Khan in the titular role, as a Haryana-based wrestler, a first for the actor. And ever since the makers released the teaser of the film.
Initially, reports were stating that Amit Sadh, known for his role in the film Kai Po Che!, had been signed to portray the younger version of Sultan. However, in March 2016, Amit Sadh himself confirmed that he had indeed been cast in the role.
The project was earlier announced in June 2015 with a teaser released on YouTube. Khan will be seen portraying a Haryana-based wrestler in the film. To prepare for the film, Khan underwent wrestling training under the guidance of Larnell Stovall.
The music for Sultan is skillfully composed by the duo Vishal–Shekhar, while the lyrics are beautifully penned by Irshad Kamil. The soundtrack album, comprising fourteen songs, was released on May 31, 2016. The original soundtrack includes nine songs, and on June 6, 2016, four additional songs sung by Salman Khan were released as an extension of the album.
Theatrical Release Poster
|Box office||est. ₹623.33 crore|
|Directed by||Ali Abbas Zafar|
|Distributed by||Yash Raj Films|
|Edited by||Rameshwar S. Bhagat|
|Music by||Score: Julius Packiam
|Produced by||Aditya Chopra|
|Production Company||Yash Raj Films|
|Release date||6 July 2016|
|Running time||170 minutes|
|Written by||Ali Abbas Zafar
Irshad Kamil (lyrics)
Sultan achieved remarkable success at the box office, generating approximately ₹206 crores in its first three days of release, making it the first Indian film to achieve this feat. As of August 3, 2016, Sultan had amassed a total gross of ₹416 crore within India and an additional $24 million in overseas markets, solidifying its status as a blockbuster hit both domestically and internationally.
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