The first look poster and the teaser of Uthama Villain were released in online space a couple of days ago. The fans pointed out that the picture of Uthama Villain was very similar to that of a photograph pictured by a renowned photographer.
Sources reveal that the painted face look in the teaser is a traditional art form called Theyyam in Kerala. The art form is fondly called as Theyyattam. A source in the know clarifies that Kamal Haasans sole intention was to introduce the art form to people here in Tamil Nadu. Uthama Villain is directed by Ramesh Arvind and the story and screenplay are written by Kamal Haasan himself.