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Thursday, July 21, 2016
Salman Khan's Sultan did more than 280 crores business in 14 days.
Salman Khan’s Sultan did more than 280 crores business in 14 days.
Every year whenever superstar Salman Khan’s films are released during Eid, the films end up being blockbusters. In 2015, Salman Khan’s film Bajrangi Bhaijaan did business of 320 crores when released in Eid. Previously Salman Khan’s film Ek Tha Tiger released in Eid did business of 198 crores, Bodyguard did business of 148 crores, Dabaang did business of 141 crores, Wanted did business of more than 73 crores.
The same thing happened with Salman Khan’s new film Sultan released in Eid in July, 2016. The film had done business of 280 crores in 14 days. It had broken the record of all other films. Presently only Bajrangi Bhaijaan with 320 crores and PK with 340 crores are ahead of Sultan. If the film runs for another 7 days in the halls it will break these records as well. The film had done business of more than 200 crores in 6 days. It is expected to break all records in box office.
In Sultan, Salman Khan played the role of a wrestler. He fell in love with Anushka Sharma. When Anushka, an eminent wrestler told him that Salman had no goal in life, he got determined to become a good wrestler. Salman won Olympic Gold medal in heavy weight wrestling for India. But when Anushka was pregnant, he went to appear in World cup wrestling abroad, while giving birth, Anushka’s son was born but died within short time. He had B negative blood group, and could not find any donor in the village. Salman could have saved the child as he had B negative blood group. So Anushka Sharma asked Salman Khan to leave her. Salman left wrestling.
But later on Parikshit Sahani’s son came and provoked Salman Khan to play in international wrestling. He was collecting blood of B Negative group for required children in future. Salman was trained by Randeep Hooda in that phase. Finally Salman Khan became wrestling champion after suffering many blows from international wrestling champions.
The music of Vishal Shekhar in the film was good, with songs like “baby ko base pasand hai”, “kahin ankhiya nurani jaisi” becoming hits. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Mika Singh and many other singers sang in the film and the songs became hit. The film was produced by Yash Raj Films.
The standard of acting of Salman Khan, Anushka Sharma, Randeep Hooda and co-actors in the film were very high. The film also had social message. The beautiful agricultural fields of Haryana was added attraction for viewers. The film will do business of more than 300 crores.