Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma
Anushka Sharma calls Salman Khan's "raped woman" comment insensitive. Pictured: Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma in "Sultan."Sultan Official/ Twitter

After Salman Khan is seen taking down his opponent in style in the "Sultan" teaser, the makers of the movie have released a new still that shows Anushka Sharma fighting a male wrestler. Anushka has shared the photo on Twitter, in which the actress is seen lifting up a male wrestler and about to knock him down. Anushka's character is named Aarfa in "Sultan."

Both Salman and Anushka will be seen as wrestlers in "Sultan." The "NH 10" actress has apparently worked very hard to learn the nuances of wrestling as well as to get the required physique. This is the first time Anushka will be seen sharing screen space with the "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" actor.

Although this is the first official first-look poster of Anushka in "Sultan," the makers of the movie had released a number of stills of the actress earlier. Apparently, it is after a long time that the female lead of a Salman Khan movie is being highlighted this much. Earlier, Katrina Kaif had received such limelight for the movie "Ek Tha Tiger" (2012).

The first teaser of the film was released some time ago, showing Salman charging into the wrestling ring, lifting his opponent up and banging him on the ground. The teaser received overwhelming response from the audience. It has been reported that a second teaser, likely to come out soon, will feature Anushka as well.

Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, "Sultan" also features Amit Sadh as Salman's younger version and Randeep Hooda as the actor's wrestling coach. Produced by Yash Raj Films, "Sultan" is one of the most awaited flicks of this year.

After the huge success of "Bajrangi Bhaijaan," expectations of fans from Salman's films know no bounds. Although the movie is apparently a sports drama, Salman had recently said it has a love story, adding that love stories never fail. "Sultan" is slated to be released on Eid this year, but the exact date has still not been confirmed.

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