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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?

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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

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

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Action | Drama | Sport

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6 July 2016 (USA)  »

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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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Trivia

Producer Ravi Anand wanted Ravi Tandon to direct a film titled "Sultan" (1981) with Raaj Kumar in the title role. A day before the film could be launched, Ravi was in for the shock of my life when Raaj Kumar walked in and showed him the dialogues and the camera movements for the various artistes in Sultaan written by Raaj Kumar. Ravi told Raaj on his face that no star had ever directed me or dictated to me and I had worked with the biggest stars-Manoj Kumar, Chintu, Amitabh, Jeetendra, Shatrughan Sinha and Sanjeev Kumar. Ravi told Raaj Kumar to direct the film himself and walked out of the project in disgust. See more »

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The statue of Sultan doesn't have his trademark mustache when Sultan was always seen with mustache during tournaments so even the statue should have. See more »

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Perfect Masala Flick
6 July 2016 | by See all my reviews

We all know movies like these movies aren't made to do well with critics. They are made for a fun holiday watch, and this one delivers it perfect. It's a nice wrestling movie with some comic moments in between, a strong romance story which is believable and isn't clichéd much and the drama seems real.

The story revolves around Haryana's wrestler Sultan, his professional and personal life. The movie is about determination, confidence, dreams.

The movie is well acted by Salman Khan. He shows the intensity of a determined fighter on his face. Randeep was amazing as always. Anushka acted good but her role as a wrestler was a little less believable.

The action is good, cinematography looks real. The background score is nice. The depiction of rural Haryana, the language, the wrestling culture are all shown accurately. The only bad thing about the movie is that some scenes were cheesy, although it don't affect the movie much.

It is definitely worth a watch. You can go with family or friends and will enjoy it thoroughly.


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