Anushka Sharma & Salman Khan's Salary For Sultan!
How Much Did Salman Khan & Anushka Sharma Get Paid For Sultan? ( Photo Credit – Facebook )

Salman Khan went through a drastic transformation for the 2016 sports drama Sultan. Anushka Sharma beautifully supported him by undergoing intensive training to portray the role of his love interest as a state-level wrestler. But do you know how much the leading actors were paid? Scroll below for a detailed box office analysis, profits, and more!

Released in July 2016, Sultan received massive praise from audiences and critics alike. It opened up to an earth-shattering sum of 36.54 crores and surpassed all prior Eid releases, including Chennai Express, Ek Tha Tiger, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, and Kick.

Sultan Budget & Box Office Collection

Yash Raj Films splurged a massive sum of 90 crores for Sultan. As opposed to the budget, the film made box office collections of 300.45 crores in India. It was declared a super duper hit. The magic wasn’t restricted nationwide but also globally.

Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma, starrer at the worldwide box office, went way past the 500 crore mark. It is currently the 11th highest-grossing Bollywood film globally, with earnings of 589 crores gross.

How much did Salman Khan earn from Sultan?

Salman Khan ditched the usual paycheck system and instead opted for profit sharing. After the film’s massive success, YRF paid him a sum of 100 crores. Mind-boggling, isn’t it? The risk paid off after all!

Anushka Sharma’s salary for Sultan

The exact amount charged by Anushka Sharma is unknown. However, as per several reports, the actress used to charge between 6-7 crores per film during that time.

Taking that sum into consideration, Anushka took home only 6.7-7.77% of the budget, and when compared to Salman Khan’s earnings, that’s a gap of 1328.57%. Thoughts?

Overall Profits

The sports drama was the third highest-grossing film of 2016. It raked in profits of 234% at the box office. Aamir Khan led Dangal with 330%, and Sonam Kapoor starrer Neerja (260%) are the top two most profitable films, respectively.

More about Sultan

Sultan was directed by Ali Abbas Zafar. After the blockbuster success, he has been roped for many biggies like Bharat, Tiger Zinda Hai, and Bloody Daddy.

Yash Raj Films backed the Anushka Sharma and Salman Khan starrer. Randeep Hooda, Amit Sadh, MMA fighter Tyron Woodley were seen in pivotal roles.

Note: Box office numbers are based on estimates and various sources. Numbers have not been independently verified by Koimoi.

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