Sultan is a sure winner in terms of Box Office Collections. Starring Salman Khan, Anushka Sharma, Randeep Hooda, and Amit Sadh, Sultan hit theaters on 6 July 2016. With all of Salman Khan fan following clamoring to catch first day show, first day box office collection are high for Sultan.
First Day Box Office Collection – Sultan
Final estimate of day 1 collection
July 7, 2016 (12 PM): Sultan earned 36 – 37 crores on day 1.
Sultan witnessed a great start. Despite being a partial holiday, the theaters in most metro cities were jam packed. In fact records were broken with some theaters having 99%+ occupancy. Predicting a good turnout, a large number of screens ran Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma starrer Sultan on 6 July 2016. Eid Mubarak!
- India – 4350 Screens
- Overseas – 1100 Screens
- Total – 5450 Screens
Collection on Day 1: 36.54 crores.
Overseas collection of Sultan on first day
- US$3.04 million (Rs.20.4 cr)
- US CAN $0.53
- UAE & GCC $1.40
- UK & IRE £0.271
- ROW $0.757
Had it been a full holiday (instead of 6 July, Eid shifted to 7 July) collection would have easily crossed 45 crores.
Now check out Sultan Movie Day 3 Box Office Collections.
Records were broken
According to Aditya Chowksey, Domestic Distribution National Head – Phantom Films Pvt. Ltd. Film Distributor and Exhibitor of Central India Circuit, following have been some notable figures
- Wed (Day 1) C.P. Approx. 2.20 cr
- Wed (Day 1) Punjab Approx. 3.91 cr
- Wed (Day 1) C.I. Approx 1.39 Cr; highest ever opening for a non holiday release
- Wed (Day 1) PVR sh collect 7 cr, INOX sh collect 5 cr, all India 41 – 42 cr looks certain, and it’s not a holiday today.
- Sultan breaks record for highest 1st Day Collection at Cine Plus, Jagdalpur with 1.37 lacs and 99.2% occupancy.
- Advance at Cine Plus Jagdalpur for Sultan has been record setting crossing 1000 tickets. Never before this has been achieved.
Salman Mania at its peak!
Sultan released on Eid 2016. Last Eid, Salman Khan starrer Bajrangi Bhaijaan went on to become a hit at box office with mega first day box office collection (27.25 cr). His other hit movie Prem Ratan Dhan Payo broke all records of first day box office collection (40.35 cr). Sultan Box Office Collection Predictions were of more than 25 cr on day 1.
First day figures of Sultan Box Office Collection has been updated 24 hours after movie released.
First day first show started at around 9 AM or 9:30 AM in most movie theaters. Morning shows generally have lesser occupancy. Occupancy in cinemas increased with afternoon show and evening show. With a run time of 2 hours and 23 minutes, there was high occupancy in night shows also, as even an 11 PM show ended well before 2 AM. Around 24-36 hours after movie is released, first day collection numbers were updated by trade analysts.
Here is complete trailer of Sultan movie, for you.
source: YT / YRF
Sultan movie is about a wrestling champion who wishes to represent India at Olympics. Salman Khan as Sultan struggles and overcomes obstacles to regain glory for his country. Meanwhile Anushka Sharma as Aarfa too is a strong wrestling champion and these two characters lock horns. They also fall in love with each other. Randeep Hooda plays character of coach of Salman Khan in Sultan.
Now that you know Sultan First Day Box Office Collection, want to know second day collections? Stay tuned!
Enjoy with this favorite gif of Salman Khan till then 😉