Master Sekhar

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J.V. Sekar

January 7, 1963[1]
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Other namesMaster Sekar, Master Shekhar
Years active1965–present
Spouse(s)Sirisha Sekar
Parent(s)J.G. Vijayam (cinematographer), Sakunthala Vijayam

Sekhar was an Indian film actor in the Tamil and Telugu film industry.[2]

Early life and career[edit]

He was born on 7 January 1963. He has performed more than 25 films in four languages (Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada). He was introduced to Tamil cinema as a child artist for the film Kudiyirundha Koyil in 1967.[3] He performed in the lead roles in films including Manipayal and Oh Manju.[4] He was famous for his child performance in many movies, and was called Master Sekhar. He played MGR's character as a child in films including Idhaya Veenai and Kudiyirundha Koyil. He also performed in TV serials. He is the son of cinematographer J.V. Vijayam.[3]

Partial filmography[edit]

Year Film Language Role Notes
1968 Kudiyirundha Koyil Tamil Sekhar & Anand
1970 Anadhai Anandhan Tamil Anandhan
1972 Annamitta Kai Tamil Durairaj
1972 Idhaya Veenai Tamil Sundharam
1974 Vani Rani Tamil
1974 Manipayal Tamil
1975 Manjal Mugame Varuga Tamil
1975 Munniravu Neram Tamil
1976 Oh Manju Tamil
1988 Oorai Therinjukithen Tamil


Sekhar died on July 8, 2003, after he fell down from the first floor of his house at Kodambakkam this afternoon. According to police, Sekhar was staying at the Director's Colony, Chennai, and work was on at his house to extend a room. Sekhar who was supervising the work slipped and fell down from the first floor. He sustained serious injuries on the head and died.


  1. ^ "Master Sekhar falls to death". Retrieved 10 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Dhee Jodi: Guest Shamna Kasim and Sekhar Master set the dance floor ablaze - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-12-30.
  3. ^ a b "திரைத் துளி". Retrieved 10 February 2015.
  4. ^ "sekhar master choreographer movies list, Dhee sekhar master, dhee 11". 2018-12-20. Retrieved 2018-12-30.

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