Sultan First Day Box Office Collection: It’s a sport-drama film directed by Ali Abbas Zafar. Produced by Aditya Chopra under Yash Raj Films banner, the film centers around a wrestler from a small town in Haryana. It stars Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma in pivotal roles and others like Suzi Khan, Randeep Hooda, Amit Sadh and Tyron Woodley. Sultan is one of the most awaited films of the year and is sure to leave a mark on the box-office collection. Here, in this post we are discussing the Sultan first day box office collection.
Sultan (2016) Opening Day (Friday) Domestic Box Office Collection
Even before the shooting started, Sultan’s announcement was made with a teaser released on YouTube in June 2015. Soon enough Salman Khan was roped in for the role. He had to undergo some pretty intensive wrestling training under Larnell Stovall. There were light rumors that Hollywood actor Sylvester Stallone was being cast in the film as Khan’s on-screen coach. But later Raja Mukerji, the Executive Producer of the movie confirmed that news was untrue.
Another rumor emerged that Sanjay Dutt was supposed to play the role, but that too was false. In December 2015, Randeep Hooda was signed to play the role of Khan’s coach in the film. MMA fighter Tyron Woodley has been signed opposite Khan with other fighters in the movie. And Amit Sadh, of Kai Po Che, who was thought to be playing the role of young Sultan, confirmed that he was portraying the wrestler’s younger brother. Sultan Friday box office collection revenue in India is 25 crore.
Sultan (2016) Opening Day (Friday) Overseas Box Office Collection
Being a Salman Khan film, Sultan is expected to do well in overseas. Anushka Sharma plays the lead female role opposite Khan in the film. For her role, she too had to take wrestling lessons. In February 2016, Farah Khan was signed as the choreographer of the film, replacing Vaibhavi Merchant, who left the film due to personal commitments. Following the film’s release today, Sultan first day box office collection overseas is around 10 crore. The film has opened to mixed reviews.