The teaser of actor Vijay’s upcoming Tamil film Master was released on the occasion of Diwali at 6 pm on Saturday.
Released by Sun TV, the one-and-a-half minute-long teaser has already garnered over 15 million views on YouTube.
The teaser introduces Vijay as JD, a tough professor who frequently engages in physical fights. Seen as a heavy drinker, Vijay’s character is shown standing up for his students. While the makers have not revealed the details of the film, it is touted to be action-packed, focusing on campus politics.
Actor Vijay Sethupathi will also play a crucial role in the film, marking Master, the first collaboration of both the actors. Directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, the film is expected to be released during Pongal next year.
— Lokesh Kanagaraj (@Dir_Lokesh) November 14, 2020
The film also features Malavika Mohanan as a fellow professor. Other cast members include Andrea Jeremiah, Shanthanu Bhagyaraj, and Arjun Das, who will appear in supporting roles.
While the film’s music has been composed by Anirudh Ravichander, songs, including Vaathi Coming, Vaathi Raid, and Kutti Story, have topped the music charts ever since they have been released.
The cinematographer of the film is Sathyan Sooryan and Philomin Raj will be on the edit. Produced by Xavier Britto under his banner, XB Film Creators, the film was supposed to release in April but has been postponed due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown. However, the makers of the film have confirmed that it will not be released on OTT platforms and will have a theatrical release only.
Meanwhile, director Lokesh recently announced that he will be directing actor Kamal Hassan in his next venture titled Vikram. The film’s first title teaser was released on the actor’s birthday on November 7. The film is expected to go on floors by the end of November and will be released in 2021.