Uthama Villain
Kamal Haasan in "Uthama Villain"Facebook/ Kamal Haasan

Looks like Kamal Haasan is setting up a visual feast for his fans, beginning of 2015.

Reports are coming in that the ace film maker and actor will have the audio release of his upcoming movie "Uthama Villain" by January 2015. Besides, the team of "Uthama Villain" is also planning to have the audio release in Singapore and Malaysia.

Kamal Haasan is said to be busy with the post production work of the movie, the actor is in Los Angeles, giving final touches to its audio design. The graphic works and visual effects are happening at a brisk pace so that the movie is all set for a smooth release.

2014 was a rather uneventful year for Kamal Haasan, but 2015 looks promising. Though the actor had completed the shooting of his "Viswaroopam 2" earlier, he confirmed that "Uthama Villain" will be released first, followed by "Papanasam" and then "Vishwaroopam 2".

Reports also suggest that Kamal Haasan, who is also referred to as "Ulaganayagan" in Tamil, will appear in double roles in the movie. He will portray the role of an 8th century drama artist (Uthaman) and a 21st century film star (Manoranjan). Director Balachander, who is the real-life mentor of Kamal, will reprise the role of Manoranjan's mentor.

"Uthama Villain" is one of the eagerly-awaited movies of the actor. Its is directed by actor and filmmaker Ramesh Arvind, while Kamal Haasan has taken care of story, screenplay and dialogues. 

The music of the movie is done by M Gibran. The cinematography is by Shyam Dutt and editing by Vijay Shankar.

The film's cast include Urvashi, Andreah Jeremiah, K Viswanath, Pooja Kumar, Nasser, Jayaram, MS Bhaskar and Parvathi Menon. The film also has legendary filmmaker K Balachander in special appearance.

This upcoming magnum opus is produced by N Lingusamy and Kamal Haasan under the banner of Thirrupathi Brothers and Raaj Kamal Films International respectively.