The highly-anticipated Film, Master starring Thalapathy Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi, is that the first movie to release in theatre amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Lokesh Kanagaraj directorial has now become the newest target of piracy sites like Tamilrockers and Telegram, among many others. The film is out there in HD quality for free of charge download. The leak might affect the box office collection of the film and this has left the manufacturers worried.
The film Master revolves around a young professor named John Durairaj aka JD (played by Vijay), who is an alcoholic and is shipped to a juvenile home to show children for a period of three months. While he stays there, he comes face-to-face with a deadly gangster (Vijay Sethupathi), and their clash forms the crux of the film.
Earlier, a number of the clips starring Vijay leaked online before the discharge of the film. A case has been filed against the culprit, who is claimed to be an employee of a digital company. After the leak of the movie, Lokesh and producer XB Film Creators have requested fans to not share the leaked clips online. He tweeted, “Dear all it’s been a 1.5-year-long struggle to bring Master to you. All we've is hope that you’ll enjoy it in theatres. If u encounter leaked clips from the movie, please don’t share them. Thank u all. Love u all. another day and #Master is all yours. (sic)”
The film has received a massive response from the audience and fans have already declared it a blockbuster hit. The film has been released in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Hindi language.
However, this is often not the primary time, the piracy website leaked a movie or a show. Earlier, films and shows like Krack, Putham Pudhu Kaalai, Sufiyum Sujatayum, AK vs AK, Laxmii, Ashram 2, Ludo, Chhalaang, Dark, Rasbhari, Bulbbul, Paatal Lok, Aarya, Penguin, Gulabo Sitabo, Chintu Ka Birthday, Choked, Ratkanchal, Ghoomketu, Betaal, Illegal, husband, The Raikar Case, Hundred, Extraction, Hasmukh, Money Heist, The Lion King, Frozen 2 among others became the target of the movie piracy sites.
Several strict actions against the location are taken within the past but it's been found that the team behind the location appears with a replacement domain whenever the prevailing Tamilrockers site is blocked. If they're banned, they take a replacement domain and runs the pirated versions of the films. within the case of the large theatre releases, Tamilrockers is understood to leak the films just a couple of hours after the films have hit the screens.