As the much anticipated Kamal Haasan movie hits the screen next week, we bring you five reasons which will compel you to book your tickets
Kamal Haasan’s Uttama Villain directed by Ramesh Arvind is all set to release on April 2 and the buzz is getting louder. Like all of the actor’s films, this one too comes with high expectations and more so because of its actors, music and storyline. You must watch this films for Kamal Haasan but here are five more reasons that make it a must-see this April:
Uttama Villain is K Balachander’s last film
Uttama Villain is Kamal Haasan’s guru director-producer-actor K Balachnder’s last film. KB sir, as he is fondly called, managed to dub for the film before he was hospitalised. In fact, Balachander had told Kamal Haasan that it was mistake casting him as he might pass away in the middle. The Tamil film industry doyen plays the role of a director named Margadarshi in Uttama Villain, an important role in the film.
Real life superstar Kamal Haasan plays a superstar on screen
Kamal Haasan will be essaying the role of a superstar on screen in this flick which is a film within a film. When asked whether it was his life story, Kamal had recently stated in a press meet that all his films have a bit of him. “A superstar with and without a mask,” is how the actor had put his role in this much-anticipated film.
UV is directed by Kamal’s friend actor-director Ramesh Arvind
As everyone knows by now, Kamal haasan and Ramesh Arvind share a very special bond. They both share the same mentor – K Balachander – and have been friends and even co-stars for many years. Though Ramesh Arvind remains low-key, he is integral to the making of this film.
UV’s story remains a mystery
No one till date knows exactly what this movie is about. Kamal had stated that it’s not a full-length comedy and is a social drama in which a musical (based on Theyyam art forms) is set. He added it’s a movie within a movie and hence we may see two time periods. We know that Kamal’s characters are called Uttaman and Manoranjan. But we don’t know much more.
Music by M Ghibran
The music for this film has been excellent to say the least. The songs by Ghibran have been chartbusters and continuously played on the air waves. Kamal has sung some songs in the film, like Loveaa Loveaa, Saagavaram and Iraniyan Naadagam, and even penned the lyrics for most of the songs. The actor also brought down instruments from Bali, Indonesia, for the recording.
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