Salman Khan's latest flick 'Sultan' has managed to earn over Rs 500 crores globally and is all set to go beyond Rs 300 crores on domestic markets. Why movie is getting so much love from audiences? Here are 10 probable reasons which scripted a success story for the film.
1: It's a Salman Khan movie. Do we need to say anything beyond this? Salman Khan comes with a huge fan following who are not just crazy after him but also ready to pay any amount just to watch actor on silver screens. Treble or bass, Salman fans ko Bhai pasand hai.
2: Long Holiday weekend: Salman Khan has created a trend of releasing his movies on Eid. Last year Bajrangi Bhaijaan was on offer and this time he has released Sultan on benefit of getting a long weekend.
3: First time ever Salman Khan is doing a film based on Sports. Though he once had an offer from Yash Raj for Chak De. Unfortunately, the deal didn’t work out and Shah Rukh Khan was then roped in for the character. So, excitement to see him in a sports drama worked wonders for the movie.
4: Sports films are tried and tested formulae for Bollywood. Be it Rocky, Raging Bull, Chak De and Lagaan; the films have managed to garner a lot of love and praise from the audiences.
5: The ultimate pairing of Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma: So far we have seen Salman Khan flattering women in his movies. In Sultan, it's a different story all together. Anushka Sharma gives befitting replies and fights hard against him.
6: Fans get more time to be with Salman Khan: Fact remains that Sultan is one of the lengthiest movies of Salman Khan with a run of 2 hours and 50 minutes.
7: Salman Khan has himself fought maximum wrestling scenes. His dedication for the character do grabbed many emotions.
8: This is the first time Salman Khan has played full length Muslim character in a movie. So Prem turns Sultan for Sultan.
9: Body building: Rigorous work out for his character remains one of his USPs that made not just girls but also boys fall for him.
10: Landed at right time: Salman Khan released a sports genre when Rio Olympics were trending everywhere. The film has nothing to do with the event but definitely got a boost from the environment.