Salman Khan’s Sultan has crossed another rubicon: The film has earned Rs 500 crore at the international box office and it is still going strong.
This makes it the fifth highest grossing Bollywood film ever. Dhoom 3 (Rs 542 crore), Baahubali (Rs 600 crore), Bajrangi Bhaijaan (Rs 626 crore) and PK Rs 792 crore), in that order, are the other biggies that stand at the top spot.
While trade is positive that Sultan would be able to breach Dhoom 3, Baahubali and Bajrangi Bhaijaan’s record, the Ali Abbas Zafar directorial is not expected to move past Aamir Khan’s PK.
Salman Khan caused quite an uproar when he likened his ordeal during shooting for his massive hit Sultan to that of a raped women's condition.
Bollywood took sides on the issue while fans stood by their 'Bhai' on social media and at the box office.
Taking time off from the bustle of tinsel town at his Panvel farmhouse, Salman spoke for the first time over the issue surrounding the controversial interview.
The film is soon to hit the Rs 250 crore mark. Here check out these latest box office figures…
It’s the second Saturday for Salman Khan’s Sultan and turns out it’s still enjoying a successful run at the box office. Yes! Having become the fastest Rs 200 crore grosser of all times, Sultan has now managed to clock a total of Rs 236.59 crore in 11 days. Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh just tweeted the accurate figures saying, “#Sultan [Week 2] Fri 7.43 cr. Total: ? 236.59 cr. India biz.” Okay, we agree the day to day figures are not as great as the initial opening weekend of Sultan but now if you compare it to other films, there have been times when films have
Sultan 7th Day Collection 7 Days Sultan 1st Week Box Office Business and Occupancy Report: Sultan movie of Salman Khan is breaking the BO records very badly. The movie released just a week ago has setted up new benchmarks during its 7 days first week span.
On Wednesday, a higher occupancy of 60% on an average was observed in many theaters. The main cities like Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai observed a greater rate of 80% while some cinemas also observed houseful shows. The earnings for the very first day was 36.54 cr rupees in total. This was one of the highest in Bollywood’s history. Yet, the talkie was not able to break records of Prem Ratan Dhan Payo and Happy New Year.
Sultan is proving to be a box office behemoth within six days of its release. However, the Salman Khan, Anushka Sharma movie saw a drop in ticket sales on Monday, as expected.
Sultan had earned Rs 180.3 crore by Sunday, which was the day 5 of box office business. On Monday, the film added a little over Rs 15 crore to its kitty, which is a good collection give it was a working day and the ticket prices went down. The total collection after six days is Rs 195.9 crore.
Cast: Salman Khan, Anushka Sharma, Randeep Hooda
Director: Ali Abbas Zafar
Aakash Oberoi (Amit Sadh), a young entrepreneur, is on the verge of a breakdown because his idea of bringing Mixed Martial Arts contests to India isn’t working out. His father advises him to rope in a local fighter, apparently because nobody thirsts more for victory than a “common Indian”.
The old man then suggests a name: Sultan Ali Khan.
Sultan (Salman Khan), a 40-year-old former wrestler, has seen t