Thalapathy Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi starrer action-entertainer ‘Master’ has grossed Rs 230 crore worldwide. It becomes Vijay’s fourth consecutive movie to achieve this feat.
- Starring Thalapathy Vijay in the lead role, Master released on Jan 13, 2021, 10 months after its scheduled release date (Apr 9, 2020).
- The movie has grossed Rs 200 worldwide, a special feat during COVID-19 crisis.
While Bollywood producers are still reluctant about releasing big-budget movies on big screens, Tamil superstar Thalapathy Vijay has achieved a special feat. Thalapathy Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi starrer action-entertainer ‘Master’ has grossed Rs 230 crore worldwide. Released on January 13, 2021 ahead of Pongal, the movie has managed to pull the audience to the theatres amidst COVID-19 crisis.
At a time when theatres are allowed to open with 50% capacity, grossing 200 crore mark is a special feat. While the worldwide box office collection stands at Rs 232 crore, Tamil Nadu alone has put up Rs 116 crore of it. Apart from TN, the Thalapathy-starrer has grossed Rs 17 crore from Telugu states (Andhra Pradesh/ Telangana). Vijay has a terrific box office dominance in Tamil Nadu. With Master, Vijay becomes the only actor with four Rs 100 crore grossing movies in Tamil Nadu.
Master worldwide box office collection
Here is a detailed break up of Master box office collection (Gross) in Indian and overseas markets:
Tamil Nadu: 116 crore
Andhra Pradesh and Telangana: Rs 17 crore
Karnataka: Rs 14 crore
Kerala: Rs 11 crore
Rest of India: Rs 5.5 crore
All India Collection (Gross): Rs 175+ crore
Overseas Collection (Gross): Rs 55+ crore
Not only in India, but Master has also performed exceptionally well in overseas markets with the collection of Rs 55+ crore. Interestingly, Master is Vijay’s 4th consecutive movie to gross Rs 200 crore worldwide. The other three are Mersal (2017), Sarkar (2018) and Bigil (2019).
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Written and directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, Master is an action-entertainer starring Thalapathy Vijay in a lead role. The movie revolves around a young professor named John Durairaj (Vijay) who is addicted to alcohol and is sent to a juvenile home to teach children. His encounter with Bhavani (Vijay Sethupathi), a deadly gangster forms the crux of the movie.