It is confirmed that Ramesh Aravind will be directing Kamal Haasan's next film to be produced by Lingusamy's Thirrupathi Brothers.
The film has been titled Uthama Villain with Kamal Haasan playing the title role and Crazy Mohan writing the dialogues and Yuvan Shankar Raja providing music.
Ramesh Aravind is a close buddy of Kamal and has worked with him in movies like Sathi Leelavathi, Panchathanthiram, Mumbai Express and Manmadhan Ambu. Later, Ramesh went to Kannada cinema and became a big star there and also directed Kamal in the Kannada version of Sathi Leelavathi, titled Rama Shama Bhama.
Crazy Mohan and Ramesh is now giving the final shape to Uthama Villain script, in which Kamal is said to be playing a role with shades of grey. The film will start rolling once Kamal releases Vishwaroopam 2.