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Sultan (2016)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Sport | 6 July 2016 (USA)
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Sultan is a classic underdog tale about a wrestler's journey, looking for a comeback by defeating all odds.


Ali Abbas Zafar


Ali Abbas Zafar
15 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »





Credited cast:
Salman Khan ... Sultan Ali Khan
Anushka Sharma ... Aarfa
Randeep Hooda ... Fateh Singh
Marrese Crump ... Marrese
Kubbra Sait ... Kubra Sait (as Kubra Sait)
Amit Sadh ... Aakash Oberoi
Marko Zaror ... Marcus
Ron Smoorenburg ... Ron
Brahim Chab ... Brahim (as Brahim Achabbakhe)
Shibani Dandekar ... News Reporter
Hans Marrero ... MMA Fighter 1
Kabir Khan ... Advtisment's Director
Björn Freiberg ... Pilot
Tyron Woodley Tyron Woodley ... Tyron
Kumud Mishra ... Barkat


Sultan is a story of Sultan Ali Khan - a local wrestling champion with the world at his feet as he dreams of representing India at the Olympics. It's a story of Aarfa - a feisty young girl from the same small town as Sultan with her own set of dreams. When the 2 local wrestling legends lock horns, romance blossoms and their dreams and aspirations become intertwined and aligned. However, the path to glory is a rocky one and one must fall several times before one stands victorious - More often than not, this journey can take a lifetime. Sultan is a classic underdog tale about a wrestler's journey, looking for a comeback by defeating all odds staked up against him. But when he has nothing to lose and everything to gain in this fight for his life match... Sultan must literally fight for his life. Sultan believes he's got what it takes... but this time, it's going to take everything he's got. Written by Official Source

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Wrestling is not a sport. Its about fighting what lies within.


Action | Drama | Sport


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Did You Know?


Ali Abbas Zafar's third movie with Yash Raj Productions. See more »


Aarfa collects Sultan's blood in the beginning of the film, now since the blood group was rare and it was also later revealed that in the Rewadi district no one had O-ve when they were searching for this blood group in the Rewadi district for Sultan's child, therefore the previously collected blood could have been used to save Sultan's child. See more »


Fateh Singh: Everyone thinks that hero is the one who wins.
Fateh Singh: I think that the real hero is the one who loses, because he only knows the value of victory.
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Crazy Credits

The Yash Raj Films logo is shaded brown to provide a sand and mud effect. See more »


Referenced in The Kapil Sharma Show: Rustom's Courtroom Drama (2016) See more »


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Written by Irshad Kamil
Produced by Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani
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Awesome & Excellent SHOW
6 July 2016 | by krishnaa574See all my reviews

Watched SULTAN !! Excellent movie .....standing ovation for the tremendous performance @ SALMAN Excellent performance by Anushka Sharna & Randeep Hooda. All time Blockbuster ... !! A true sportsman movie

Journey of #Sultan begins... Salman Khan at his careers best. Godly physique, firm determination and killer training: that's how champions are made. Salman #Sultan Khan enters with a bang. On-screen or off-screen, crowds go crazy. Whistles, cheers everywhere.

Every frame of Sultan will have deep significance for Khan's numerous fans, who have stuck by Hindi cinema's notorious prodigal son despite his frequent off-screen controversies.

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Official Sites:

Official Site | Sultan Facebook | See more »




Hindi | Haryanvi

Release Date:

6 July 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Rewari, Haryana, India


Box Office


$13,430,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,371,100, 10 July 2016

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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Company Credits

Production Co:

Yash Raj Films See more »
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Technical Specs


| (international cut)



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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