As soon as Sultan was pronounced with Salman Khan in the lead, we knew it’d be the biggest hit of 2016. As more and more information about the picture dribbled in, it only got bigger and bigger. The picture had gone without later and a female lead on the floors after much speculations, Anushka Sharma got finalised for the film who also played with a wrestler like Salman in the picture. The movie was an Eid release and the film continued with the convention of Salman’s picture doing amazing company during this festival, as is seen.
The fact that Shah Rukh Khan decided to not clash with him with Raees also worked for the movie as it went to become the third 300 crore film after Bajrangi Bhaijaan and P.K. A lot has gone behind making it a superhit movie and VFX is one.
It’s quite compelling to see how the special effects were used. Now we knew the fight sequences are the handiwork of visual effects but there were other cases also where it was uses. The fight sequences were quite neatly done. The video shows how they transformed the surroundings into a fighting arena. But additionally, there are sequences where it was used, like the one where Salman catches a kites before landing on a rooftop. Even the scene where Salman pulls a tractor has additionally been retouched. All this together with Salman’s fandom made this movie a winner at the box office.
Recently, Sultan finished at the theatres. Here is Salman Khan who is readily joining every picture and Rs 300 crores club, where other performers even struggle to make their picture cross Rs 100 crores mark. His latest movie finished 50 days in theatres and joined the likes of Bajrangi Bhaijaan. In a when a film fizzles out in just three days, a time, a movie to keep up for that long is a massive feat.
At the time of its release, Sultan became the only movie to make Rs 30 and crores on five days of its release. It’s five day company was Rs 150 crores approx. Audience applauded the performances, the activity, the emotions, the tune, basically, everything about the picture. One and all loved the movie.