Master Sekhar

Master Sekhar
Born J.V. Sekar
January 7, 1963[1]
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Died July 8, 2003(2003-07-08) (aged 40)[1]
Kodambakkam, Chennai, India
Nationality Indian
Other names Master Sekar, Master Shekhar
Occupation Actor
Years active 1967-2003
Spouse(s) Sujatha Sekar
Children Nagarjun Sekar, Ajay sekar
Parent(s) J.G. Vijayam (Cinematographer) , Sakunthala Vijayam

Sekhar was an Indian film actor in Tamil film industry. He was born on January 7, 1963. He has performed more than 50 films in 4 languages like Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and kannada and he was introduced to Tamil cinema as a child artist for the film Kudiyirundha Koyil in 1967. He has done lead roles in films like Manipayal and Oh Manju. He was famous for his child performance in many movies and so called as Master Sekhar.[2] He has played MGR's character as a child in films including Idhaya Veenai and Kudiyirundha Koyil. He is the son of J.V. Vijayam who was a famous cinematographer.[2] He performed in some of the TV serials too.

Partial filmography

Year Film Language Role Notes
1968 Kudiyirundha Koyil Tamil Sekhar & Anand
1972 Annamitta Kai Tamil Dorairaj
1973 Idhaya Veenai Tamil Soundharam
1974 Vani Rani Tamil
1974 Manipayal Tamil
1975 Manjal Mugame Varuga Tamil
1975 Munniravu Neram Tamil
1976 Oh Manju Tamil


He fell down from the second floor after he supervising the work. He sustained serious injuries on the head and died. He is survived by his wife and two children.[2]


  1. 1 2 "Master Sekhar falls to death". Retrieved 10 February 2015.
  2. 1 2 3 "திரைத் துளி". Retrieved 10 February 2015.

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