An alcoholic professor is sent to a juvenile school, where he clashes with a gangster who uses the school children for criminal activities.


Lokesh Kanagaraj


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Joseph Vijay ... John 'JD' Durairaj (as Thalapathy Vijay)
Vijay Sethupathi ... Bhavani (as Makkal Selvan Vijay Sethupathi)
Malavika Mohanan ... Charulatha 'Charu' Prasad
Arjun Das ... Das
Shanthnu Bhagyaraj ... Bhargav
Andrea Jeremiah ... Vaanathi
Nassar ... JD's Mentor (The College's Founder)
Azhagam Perumal ... Principal Ambaiya Samuel (as M. Alagan Perumal)
Cibi Bhuvana Chandran Cibi Bhuvana Chandran ... Sri (as Ciby Bhuvana Chandran)
Akshay Kumar Akshay Kumar ... (as Master Akshay Kumar)
Mahendran Mahendran ... Young Bhavani (as Master Mahendran)
Kulappulli Leela ... Juvenile School Cook
Gouri Kishan ... Savitha (as Gouri G Kishan)
Ramya Subramanian ... Ramya
Rajesh Rajesh ... College Staff Member

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Master is an action film from India about a professor, JD, who is sent to teach at a juvenile reform school for three months. He clashes with an unscrupulous man, Bhavani, who controls the school's young inmates to cover up his own criminal activities.

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Music Director Anirudh has sampled songs from the previous films of the actors he works with - the first instance was seen in Petta(2019), where he sampled Rajinikanth's iconic Annamalai Background score in the song 'Marana Mass'. He repeated the same in Master, sampling a song from the 2004 Blockbuster Ghilli, also starring Vijay, where he played a Kabaddi player. Anirudh also sampled the title song from Vikram(1984) for the teaser of Lokesh Kanagaraj's next film, Vikram, starring Kamal Haasan See more »


The film is supposedly set in Nagercoil for the entire second half. But John Durairaj goes and thrashes the goons in Chennai and comeback to Nagercoil in the same day. See more »


John Durairaj: What did he say, da?
John Durairaj: He will kill all those who like me?
John Durairaj: Hey!
John Durairaj: There are zillions outside who like me, mind, body, heart and soul, da
John Durairaj: Ask him to try his luck.
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The film's title card appears only after 16 minutes. See more »


Features Pudhu Nellu Puddhu Nathu (1991) See more »


Master The Blaster
Written by Bjorn Surrao
Performed by Bjorn Surrao
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Massy with few gud moments
18 January 2021 | by geddamsidSee all my reviews

Positives: main leads , plot , songs n bgm , direction Negatives: flat screenplay, no importance to female lead , 20 minutes lengthy...

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13 January 2021 (USA) See more »

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Delhi, India See more »


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