Anushka Sharma Confirmed as Sultan’s Lead Heroine


Anushka Sharma all set to star in Sultan, opposite Salman Khan. Finally, Bollywood’s beloved muscle man has a leading lady for his upcoming movie.

Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, the film is a sports drama revolving around the life of a wrestler. It is produced by Aditya Chopra under Yask Raj Films banner.

Sultan did not have a heroine for a long time, but Sharma has been confirmed now. According to DNA India, Zafar believes, “Anushka is the ‘right choice’. She is athletic and will get into the skin of the character with ease.”

Sharma will feature in a significant role as a mature wrestler- a shift from her typecast girl-next-door roles. She will undergo rigorous training and will be seen in a complete different avatar. We definitely can’t wait to see bubbly girl exhibit girl power.

Previously, Sharma has starred opposite, two of the three most famous Bollywood Khans’, Shahrukh and Amir Khan.

Other cast members include, Randeep Hooda and Amit Sadh.

Sultan is scheduled to hit the big screens on Eid 2016 clashing with Shahrukh Khan’s Raees.