July 29, 2014 (2014-07-29)
Bhai Log, Khuda Kay Liye, Love Mein Ghum
Sultanat is a 2014 Pakistani action romance film and 30-episode television series created and directed by Syed Faisal Bukhari who had previously directed the top grossing film Bhai Log and produced by Aslam Bhatti, who also plays the lead role. The film has a multi-star cast including actors from the Indian television industry. It is said to be most expensive film of Paksitani film industry having 22 crore budget. Pakistan's top famous writer Pervaiz Kaleem is writing screenplay and dialogue. Adeel pk is doing editing for this movie and he is handling post production sound designing and visual effects. It will be released as a film and later turned into a television series.
The film released on Eid al-Fitr, 2014. competing Kick's release in cinemas across Pakistan.
Bukhari, the director of the film said, "He is not comprising on anything and making the film on international standards." It is being said that the male lead will by the Ahsan Khan while the female lead by veteran Indian actress Shweta Tiwari or Javeria Abbasi.
Released on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. Ahmed Afridi did the post production of the film.
The film was promoted in Dubai.
The film has been given a rating of 8 out of 10 by Galaxy Lollywood.
Sultanat was panned by critics across the country. Kamran Jawaid of Dawn named his review, "Movie Review: It doesn't get worse than Saltanat" and gave the film 1 out of 5 stars. Muhammad ShahZaib Siddiqui (@hellozaib) said on Twitter "Over all film is super duper but songs are too much vulgar so please don't watch it with family" Irteza Bhatti (@bhatti_rockstar) review on Twitter "well go nd watch it its super but dnt compare to indian or any other nd give time to film its superb I love if nd watched twice". Jawaid claimed that it was probably the worst film in the history of cinema and that he had never seen people actually leave the cinema during a movie before this. His final words read, "Definitely not a good way to spend your Eid day – or any other day for that matter." Film was largely criticized by its vulgur songs and cast of indian actors. It was a big flop on box office gathering only 4 crore approx. Of 22 crore budget.
ReferencesSultanat (2014 film) Wikipedia
Sultanat (2014 film) IMDb Sultanat (2014 film) themoviedb.org