Master: Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi starrer to be remade in Hindi by Kabir Singh producer Murad Khetani?
Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi starrer is already a smashing hit at the box-office. One Day 1, it opened with good numbers and still continuing its golden run at the ticket window despite 50% occupancy due to the Covid-19 pandemic situation. As per a report in Pinkvilla, Kabir Singh producer, Murad Khetani is all set to make the Hindi remake of the action-thriller with Endemol Shine. The report stated that around two weeks back, Murad along with the team of Endemol visited Chennai for a special screening of Master, after coordinating with the producers of Tamil original. They have bought the rights for a hefty amount.
“They loved the film and decided to bankroll it in Hindi. This meeting led to paperwork and the producers now officially have the Hindi remake rights under their kitty. They have bagged the rights for a hefty sum,” the portal quoted a source.
The source further said that Murad and his team are planning to cast two top stars from Bollywood for the Hindi remake of Master. They will start approaching the actors after they have a director on board. “Be assured, this will be among the biggest casting coups in recent times,” the source added.
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Master is the story of a young professor, John Durairaj aka JD (played by Vijay). He is an alcoholic and is sent to a juvenile home to teach children for a period of three months. There he confronts deadly gangster (Vijay Sethupathi), and it forms the rest of the story.
Produced by XB Film Creators in association with Seven Screen Studio and directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, Master also stars Mahendran, Arjun Das, Malavika Mohanan, Andrea Jeremiah, Gouri G Kishan, Shanthanu in pivotal roles.