I am just happy that the film has connected with the audience : Ali Abbas Zafar


Director  Ali Abbas Zafar knows his most recent release 'Sultan', featuring Salman Khan, would not simply give him a remaining as a producer additionally raise individuals' desires from him. "The pressure, will 'Sultan' touch Rs 400 crore. Will it cross Rs 500 crore, is mounting. It's not getting to me. I know 'Sultan' gives me certain standing as a filmmaker. I also know what some great man said about success that with power comes responsibility," Zafar said. "I'll be expected to deliver an even bigger film after 'Sultan'. I dont want to think about this. I am just happy that the film has connected with the audience. And when a real life wrestler like Sangram Singh says Salman looks authentic doing the wrestling moves, I feel we have achieved what we set out to do," he added.

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Suddenly, the game of wrestling is the talking point in the national recreational realm.
"When people say 'Sultan' will do to wrestling what 'Chak De! India' did to hockey, I feel elated. It takes a star like Salman or Shah Rukh Khan to get audiences into the theatre to watch a film about a game that isnt cricket or football," Zafar said. He feels "Sultan" associates with equivalent power with groups of onlookers in both the non-urban and urban focuses. "There is that 'mitti ki khushboo' in the presentation. And audiences have sensed it. Its embedded in the game of wrestling. If I had made a film about, say fencing or boxing, I dont think it would have had the same impact. Every Indian identifies with wrestling. Kushti is a sport we all know."

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