Uthama Villain is an upcoming tri-lingual film starring Kamal Haasan, Jayaram and Pooja Kumar in lead roles which will be filmed simultaneously in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada. Movie is being directed by Ramesh Aravind and music will be done by M Gibran
Uttaman an 8th century drama actor and Manoranjan, a 21st century cinema Superstar. Both the characters are portrayed by Kamal Haasan.
Manoranjan's mentor, who has groomed and guided him to this status of superstardom, is played by K. Balachander.
Oorvasi as Manoranjan's wife and K. Vishwanath as his father-in-law, essay pivotal roles in the film. The 21st century Superstar Manoranjan's love interest is portrayed by Andrea Jeremiah.
Pooja Kumar plays an emotionally disturbed Princess to Uttaman's 8th century, persona. Nasser plays an overbearing dictator, Muttharasan from the 8th century story. Jacob Zachariah played by Jayaram and his adopted daughter played by Parvathi Menon, are critical characters of the story.
MS Bhaskar portrays the memorable character of Chokku Chettiar.
The filming started from Febraury 1st, 2014 and first look of the movie was launched on the same day. Cinematography is by Shamdat and editing by Vijai Sankar. Visual Effects will be done by Madhu Sudhanan.