Kamal Haasan in a still from Uttama Villain. The Madras High Court on April 27 dismissed a petition by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) seeking a stay on the release of superstar Kamal Haasan’s Tamil film Uttama Villain along
VHP had condemned Mr Haasan and demanded a ban on the film. It also said that if the film was released in cinemas on May 1, the whole Hindu community will be put to shame.
Directed by Ramesh Aravind, the film that features Mr Haasan is the story of an eighth century theatre artist and a modern-day superstar.