Thalapathy Vijay’s much awaited film Master, which was scheduled to hit the theaters on April 9, 2020, has been postponed due to Coronavirus outbreak. Master was not only the movie to hit by Coronavirus, there are dozens of movies are ready for release but could not make it to theaters.
If anything to go by the latest buzz, Vijay’s Master will now be released on the occasion of Diwali this year. For the unversed, Vijay released ‘Bigil’ on Diwali last year and it turned out to be a blockbuster.
If Master releases on Diwali 2020, Thalapathy Vijay’s next movie will be released exactly one year after his last film, Bigil. Yes, may have various projects lined up ahead but he has not released any as of now after Bigil.
It is still not clear when this lockdown comes to an end and theaters and cinema halls will be opened. However, filmmakers are scheduling their movies in the second half of the year as it is difficult to say when life will begin to return to normal.
Directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj and produced by Xavier Britto under the banner XB Film Creators, Master has Malvika Mohanan and Thalapathy Vijay playing lead roles. The film will be released in multiple languages namely, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, and Malayalam languages.
According to reports, Telugu rights of Master were sold at a whopping Rs 8.75 Crores. The rights were purchased by Mahesh S Koneru of East Coast Productions. It is to be noted that it is Mahesh S Koneru East Coast Productions, who bought the rights of Bigil as well.