Is Sultan a story of a corrupt government official?
Sultan is a fictional biopic of a wrestler from Haryana. Sultan Ali Khan Cheema fights all odds to become an Olympian. Sultan goes on winning bouts at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi and at 2011 FIFA Wrestling World Championship in Istanbul and then at the 2012 London Olympics.
Inputs from insiders revealed shocking details of the story. The story isn’t as simple as it looks. Sultan is a sports-drama and it is a high-octane drama, if insiders are to be believed. DNA broke a news about Sultan and it writes that Sultan is a corrupt government official but he suddenly becomes an honest person. What was that incident? According to DNA, corrupt Sultan encounters a child during his routine work and that incident changes him forever. It is birth of Sultan, the wrestler.
The film has lots of training and championship matches. Salman Khan is shown taking training from Randeep Hooda, who is his coach in the movie, and he challenges the champions. MMA fighter Tyron Woodley is signed as counterpart of Sultan in the movie. Anushka Sharma is playing lead role against Salman and she has also taken wrestling lessons to fit into the role. It is a multi-starrer sports-drama expected to be release on Eid.
The first teaser of the film was revealed on 11th April, 2015 and it has received more than 15 million views till date. Salman Khan took wrestling classes from Larnell Stovall to become Sultan in the movie. It is the story of a small time wrestler becoming a big name in the world of professional wrestling.
Why watch the movie?
Sultan is an action sports-dram film and also a fictional biopic. Simply put, it is a different movie as it has no antagonistic. Viewers would compare the movie with the Bajrangi Bhaijaan in which Salman crossed the border to help a child. But Sultan is going to be different in taste and content. Here Salman is shown as a corrupt government officer, who becomes wrestler after an emotional interaction with a kid.
Die-hard fans of Salman will certainly watch the movie and Salman has millions of fans. If the success of the teaser is an indication of success of the movie then Sultan will do a huge business on box-office. Another reason for watching the movie is to see Salman Khan in a never before role.
• First movie of Anushka Sharma against Salman Khan
• There were rumors of Sylvester Stallone playing Salman’s coach in the movie
• Vaibhavi Merchant left the movie due to some very personal reasons
• There is an action scene between Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma
• Salman rides a scooter in Muzaffarnagar
Directed – Ali Abbas Zafar
Produced – Aditya Chopra
Starring – Salman Khan, Anushka Sharma, Randeep Hooda
Music – Vishal-Shekhar
Edited – Rameshwar S. Bhagat
Production company – Yash Raj Films
Release Date – 6 July 2016
Country – India