The director has previously helmed films like Awarapan, Zeher, Woh Lamhe, Murder-2 and Aashiqui-2.
"Ek Villain speaks of a love that wasn't meant to be. The sweet girl-next-door with fire in her heart and an angry young man hell-bent on setting the world on fire. This is an unconventional musical romance born out of angst," Suri said in a release.
"Ek Villain is a beautiful tale of aching and longing rooted in reality; one that will make you smile and cry at the same time," producer Ekta Kapoor said.
This is the first time that Sidharth Malhotra and Shraddha Kapoor have paired together and the on-screen chemistry between the duo has been liked widely even before the film's release. Moreover, Riteish Deshmukh also will be seen for the first time in a negative role in the movie.
The film Ek Villain, starring Sidharth Malhotra, Shraddha Kapoor and Riteish Deshmukh, releases this Friday.