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Sultan World TV premiere on 15 October! Will it leave Prem Ratan Dhan Payo behind?

Himesh Mankad | Updated on: 10 February 2017, 1:47 IST

After a successful run at the Box Office, Sultan starring Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma is set to premiere on Sony Max and Sony Max HD on 15 October, 2016, at 8.00 pm.

The film, starring Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma, raked in over Rs 300 crore at the Box Office, thus being the third Indian film to attain the feat. The satellite rights of Sultan were sold at Rs 55 crore, one of the highest ever.

With its world television premiere, Sultan will aim to surpass the television viewership of Prem Ratan Dhan Payo which currently holds the record.

Top 3 world television premiere of all time (In TVT):

  • Prem Ratan Dhan Payo: 2, 51,19,000
  • Bajrangi Bhaijaan: 2,37,45,000
  • Baahubali: 2,07,77,000

In terms of films released in 2016, Housefull 3 holds the top spot followed by Baaghi.

Top 3 world television premiere of 2016 (In TVT):
  • Housefull 3: 78,16,000
  • Baaghi: 69,88,000
  • Sanam Re: 56,66,000

While Sultan will easily surpass the television ratings of Housefull 3, it will be interesting to see if the wrestling drama manages to find a place among the top 3 premieres of all time. If that happens, three of the most watched films on television will belong to Salman Khan.

First published: 22 September 2016, 11:18 IST
 
Himesh Mankad @himeshmankad

Himesh Mankad is an entertainment journalist who has a B.Com degree from Narsee Monjee College, Mumbai. He prefers covering Bollywood and loves good stories and music. When not watching movies, he can be found on a cricket field strutting his stuff.

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