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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. Will he emerge victorious?

Director:

Ali Abbas Zafar

Writer:

Ali Abbas Zafar
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Cast

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

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

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Action | Drama | Sport

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Official Site | Sultan Facebook | See more »

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

6 July 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Den mektige (Sultan) See more »

Filming Locations:

Rewari, Haryana, India

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Box Office

Budget:

INR 700,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,386,000, 10 July 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$6,200,000, 14 April 2017
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Yash Raj Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (international cut)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Sultan's daughter starred by Suzie who is a big fan of Salman. She is crying and says "I love you, Salman" when saw Bajrangi Bhaijaan's ending. Knowing about that, Salman contacs her an offered a role in this movie. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

[last lines]
Sultan Ali Khan: A true wrestler does not win medals, he fights his life and defeats it.
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The Yash Raj Films logo is shaded brown to provide a sand and mud effect. See more »


Soundtracks

Sultan
Written by Irshad Kamil
Produced by Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani
Performed by Sukhwinder Singh and Shadab Faridi
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Good Wrestling Movie
6 July 2016 | by ankitbbdSee all my reviews

Story-Sultan Ali Khan (Salman Khan)is a small town wrestler in Haryana who faces problems in his professional and personal life.

Salman Khan is perfect in his role.Its a good sign that Salman is choosing nice scripts now and focusing more on his roles.Anushka Sharma and Randeep Hooda were also good.Anushka has been given a very important role in this movie and she has performed it maturely.Ali Abbas Zafar,who is director of the movie,has done a good job.Background score is good.This movie may be biggest hit of Salman Khan.

Story is simple but screenplay is intriguing.Wrestling scenes are well directed and performed.There is a perfect mixture of emotions,humor and action in the movie.Editing could have been better.

As expected from Salman Khan,movie is family entertainer.Salman Khan fans will surely enjoy this movie.

Overall I give it 8/10.


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