Anushka Sharma, Salman Khan brave it out in new stills for Sultan

Director Ali Abbas Zafar tweeted two new stills from the movie that is set to release on 6 July.

Shriram Iyengar

Salman Khan is set to show up everyone in his ripped macho avatar in Ali Abbas Zafar's next, Sultan. The actor, who has been in the eye of of a storm for his comment comparing the exhaustion from shooting for the film with the plight of a raped woman, attended the recent IIFA awards function in Madrid.

Meanwhile, Sultan's director Ali Abbas Zafar released new stills of the film's lead pair on social media. The director posted these images on Twitter as a teaser to drum up expectation for the film. 

The first still has Salman Khan, furious and ripped, grabbing a rope to pull a bulldozer. The scene is one of the highlights of the Sultan trailer and is certain to earn some wolf whistles for the star.

The other image is that of Anushka Sharma making her way through a torrential downpour. The actress has already said her role in Sultan is one of the toughest of her career. Sharma plays a wrestler in the film and will be seen performing some authentic wrestling action.

With the film set to release on 6 July, expectations remain high as always of a Salman Khan film.