The streaming partner of Thalapathy Vijay’s Master, one of the most eagerly awaited films of the year was speculated to be given to Netflix, the most used OTT platform. But the movie team recently confirmed that the movie will not be streaming on any OTT platforms, and will only be released in theatres.
The movie was set to hit the theatres earlier this year in April but was delayed due to the pandemic. The director Lokesh Kanagaraj promised that the movie will be released only in theatres after the pandemic ends and theatres start opening up.
— Lokesh Kanagaraj (@Dir_Lokesh) November 28, 2020
Since the release date has been pushed, and there has been rumors that the rights have been bagged by OTT streaming companies, since fans were also fans unsure of the movie’s release in theatres.
Rumours blew around that a popular streaming platform offered a hefty sum to claim the rights of the film, grabbing the opportunity Seven Screen Studio’s Lalit Kumar offered the OTT giant the opportunity to stream Master.
But it is clear now that Vijay fans will have the chance to see their idol in theatres. The movie team came forward to clear the air in a press release the movie will be released in theatres as it is the need of the hour with #ActorVijay Fans on Twitter started trending the movie’s release expectations with #MasterInTheatres too.
Master’s teaser was released a few months back and the attention it grabbed from the supporters and critics has been immense. The teaser has gained 38 million views on Youtube with 2.4 million likes and 45 thousand dislikes. The movie stars Vijay in the lead and Malavika Mohanan and Vijay Sethupathi playing major roles in the film, the release is yet to be confirmed. Andrea Jeremiah, Shanthanu Bhagyaraj and Arjun Das are
also playing major characters in the film.
This will be the actor’s 64th film and is produced by Xavier Britto, the film
is probably going to go on floors in February 2021.