When asked whether efforts are on to revive his ambitious project Marudhanayakam, Kamal Haasan, said, ‘yes. My friends are in talks in with me. But I keep reminding them that is a mammoth project. I have even told them that it is a big film and an international cinema that needs to be made in English.
Stating that Uttama Villain is close to heart for it features his mentor K Balachander in the cast, Kamal Haasan, said, ‘There is an influence of my personal life in every film of mine. So is Uttama Villain. It is the story of a hero with and without mask.
‘Uttama Villain is inspired by KB films that reflected world cinema. From Urvasi to Nasser to Jayaram all have done a wonderful job in it. M S Baskar’s role is special.’