Salman Khan starrer Sultan‘s magnificent going at the Indian box office is continued in its 2nd week. On its second Friday, Sultan has brought in Rs 7.43 crore from the domestic markets and pushed the total to Rs 236.59 crore.
With this, Ali Abbas Zafar has surpassed the lifetime total of Salman’s 2014 released film Kick (Rs 231 crore) and becomes 5th all time highest Bollywood grosser. This surely reflects the magic of Salman Khan that within 10 days of its release, Sultan has gone towards unassailable feat.
The reports from overseas are also very pleasing. In one week of its release, Sultan has raked a whopping amount of Rs 117.15 crore. The major foreign earners of Sultan is UAE-GCC from where Rs $6.65 mn has so far come in. This is really mind-boggling numbers for this Eid release of Salman.
At worldwide, Sultan has been so far collected Rs 437 crore and becomes 4th overall Bollywood worldwide grossers after PK (Rs 792 crore), Bajrangi Bhaijaan (Rs 626 crore) and Dhoom 3 (Rs 542 crore).
As the second weekend has come, so despite some new releases, Sultan will grow heavily and around 10 crores would definitely come in these two days. Then, Sultan will get past to Rs 260 crore at the end of the second weekend.
The next big target for Sultan is to scale the lifetime collections of Aamir Khan starrer Dhoom ( Rs 284), which would possibly cross by next Tuesday or Wednesday but it is now interesting to see whether Sultan to enter 300 crore club or not.
As of now, this is something very big task and to match that, Sultan would have to strong till 29th of July as Varun Dhawan and John Abraham starrer Dishoom is arriving, which is also the biggest release of the year.