"We are extremely proud to associate with Eros, the most powerful and successful name in contemporary Indian cinema to co-produce our prestigious 'Uttama Villain', starring Kamal Hassan. It will be released worldwide April 2," producer N Lingusamy said in a statement.

Produced by Thirupathi Brothers, 'Uttama Villain', which is directed by actor Ramesh Aravind, features Haasan in dual roles that of an eighth century artist and a modern-day superstar.

The film also features Andrea Jeremiah, Pooja Kumar, Parvathy Menon, Parvathy Nair, Urvashi, Jayaraman, M.S Bhaskar, K Balachander and K Vishwanath.Eros will also release Thirupathi Brothers-produced Tamil comedy 'Rajini Murugan' in May.

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