Yes, after a lot of speculations & rumours about Deepika Padukone, Kangana Ranaut, Kriti Sanon and Parineeti Chopra being the lead actress' in the movie, the lid is finally sealed and Anushka Sharma would star opposite Salman Khan in the film, Sultan.
Just a few months back, Anushka Sharma's name had popped up as being the lead actress for Sultan, but Anushka, had denied the fact, by saying the film-makers have not approached her for the movie.
The casting director of Yash Raj Films, Shanoo Sharma, took to Twitter to announce the good news and posted as, "#Sultan @AnushkaSharma onboard!!" and also retweeted the official Twitter page of Sultan movie which read, "Meet Sultan's Leading Lady! #SultanLeadingLady,"
The tweet, also carries a picture of Salman Khan & Anushka Sharma, and the Sultan actress, is seen hugging the Salman Khan with a lot of joy and delightfulness.