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12 box office records broke by Sultan in the first week

Salman Khan’s wrestling based romantic-action drama Sultan has continued its dream run at the global box office. Find how many box office records broke by Sultan. In just 7 days of its release, Sultan not only surpass Bollywood’s highest all time collections movies but also on the edge to cross Rs 400 crore at worldwide markets.


A still of Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma from Sultan

Right from the day, Sultan hit the silver screens, it has been creating some new amazing benchmarks at the box office and giving new challenges for the other filmmakers.

Thanks to the superstardom of box office king Salman Khan. Sultan has smashed some major previous box office records in just 7 days and ride on top of all.

People has shown immense love for Sultan and they come in huge numbers to watch their favourite actor’s film. As Sultan’s plot is related to Haryana, North Indian circuit is the major earner for Sultan.


Salman Khan and Amit Sadh in a still from Sultan

Here in this post, we will let you the know some interesting facts about Sultan in the form of box office records, it has broken till the first week and surely, you will get thrilled to read this wonderful analysis managed to do by Sultan.

1. Biggest non- holiday opener

Earlier Sultan had supposed to hit the screens on the occasion of Eid but due to the last moment alteration, Eid had postponed to one day later but it didn’t affect the opening of Sultan and it took off to a flying start and collected Rs 36.54 crore on its first day, thus it became biggest all time non-holiday opener of Bollywood surpassing Aamir Khan starrer Dhoom 3, which collected Rs 36.22 crore on the first day.

2. Biggest Eid grosser

Eid is one of the most popular festivals for the filmmakers to come up with the big budgets films. For the past few years, this day of the year has been booked by Salman Khan for his releases. This year too, he stormed the box office with Sultan and on Eid, the film fetched Rs 37.32 crore which means Sultan is the biggest Eid Bollywood grosser. It has evicted Bajrangi Bhaijaan (Rs 27.25 crore) from the list.

3. Biggest opener of 2016

Sultan is the biggest opening day movie of 2016. With Rs 36.54 crore, it has left the total of Rs 19.20 crore collected by Shah Rukh Khan starrer Fan on its opening day.

4. Highest advance booking by any Bollywood film

The online advance booking for Sultan had started prior to three days and within few hours of opening, entire weekend tickets had been sold out which resulted that Sultan is the highest advance bookings to get pass Salman’s last year blockbuster Bajrangi Bhaijaan.

5. Salman Khan’s second best opener of his career

Due to the last minutes changes in Eid, Sultan has missed becoming Biggest opener but still by bringing in Rs 36.54 crore, it is second best opener film of Salman’s career. His best opener till date is Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (Rs 40.35 crore).

6. Anushka Sharma’s biggest opener

Anushka Sharma has also played a very important character in the film and for her also, Sultan become a bounty. Her biggest box office opener till date was PK (Rs 26.63 crore) and now Sultan become his biggest opener of her career with Rs 36.54 crore.

7. Top opening weekend grosser of all time

Sultan has created this unimaginable feat by collecting Rs 180.36 crore from its first weekend. However, Sultan has an advantage of getting 5 days extended weekend but then also, this is something incredible performance as nobody near Sultan and it become highest opening weekend grosser of all time surpassing Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (Rs 129.77 crore).

8. Salman Khan’s highest opening weekend

For Salman too, Sultan is highest opening weekend grosser of his career after it took off the total of his last release film Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (Rs 129.77 crore).

9. Fastest film to enter 150 crore

Sultan has become the fastest film to enter 150 crore mark in record 5 days. Earlier, Salman’s Bajrangi Bhaijaan had achieved this feat at the end of day 5 but Sultan has managed to do so in the beginning of the 5th day.

10. Fastest film to enter 200 crore club

Sultan has entered the much awaited 200 crore club in record 7 days. Now, it became the fastest film to enter 200 crore club. Earlier, this record was secured by Bajrangi Bhaijaan (9 days), PK (9 days) and Dhoom 3 (9 days).

11. Highest overseas grosser of 2016

Sultan has not only receiving an amazing response in India but in overseas too, people have been giving so much love to Sultan and the result is that Sultan become the highest overseas grosser of 2016 with Rs 91crore crossed the total of Airlift (Rs 47.60 crore).

12. Highest worldwide opening weekend grosser of all time

If we talk about worldwide grosser, Sultan has also positioned on top with Rs 345 crore surpassing the total of Dhoom 3 (Rs 198 crore).

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