Thalapathy Vijay's 64th movie Master directed Lokesh Kanagaraj is one of the most awaited films of the year. There are a lot of things to look forward to in this project. One of the biggest expectations is seeing Vijay locking horns with Makkal Selvan Vijay Sethupathi, who is reportedly playing the antagonist in this movie. Right from the first look of Master which showed a blurry vision of Vijay, playing with a bracelet ring till the recently released photos and song, everything about the film has created a huge expectation. This project, bankrolled by Xavier Britto under his XB Film Creations banner is ready for release. There are heavy rumours that Vijay's character might be named James Durairaj or JD in short. Vijay is reportedly playing the role of a professor in this movie. The cast of this movie is very huge with Makkal Selvan Vijay Sethupathi, Malavika Mohanan, Shanthnu, Andrea Jeremiah, Sriman, Prem, Srinath, Ramya Subramaniam, Ramesh Thilak, Lintu Rony and a number of others. 
Rockstar Anirudh is scoring the music for Master and the first single 'Kutti Story' still continues to linger in people’s hearts. Even the second single Vaathi Coming has gone viral and turned a chartbuster. The lyric video of Kutty Story has already crossed over 65 Million views on Youtube. Sathyan Sooryan is handling the cinematography of this movie, which has editing by Philomin Raj. Aadai director Ratna Kumar is also associated as an additional screenplay writer, in Master.  
Meanwhile, Master’s heroine Malavika Mohanan turns a year older today on the 4th of August. Fans releasing common Display pictures for their favourite has become a trend on social media in recent years. It was started by Rajini, Vijay, Ajith and Suriya fans, now even the heroines and directors aren’t spared. Malavika Mohanan’s common DP was released by Master director Lokesh Kanagaraj. Malavika in reply thanked Lokesh and also revealed that fact that she was supposed to celebrate her birthday with the Master team - “Thank you so much @Dir_Lokesh! Was waiting to celebrate with #TeamMaster in Chennai, but stupid COVID.”