Few years back, Kamal Hassan made a sensational statement that he will leave Kollywood if his film doesn’t hit the screens on time. This statement was made during Vishwaroopam controversy. This flick got released and it fetched huge profits. Hence, we are still seeing Kamal Haasan in the film industry. Interestingly, similar sort of controversies raised for Uttama Villain too.

Of course, for every controversy, there will either be a bad ending or a good one. For Kamal Hassan, it always turned to be a good one. Here we list down all the controversies Vs Good Times for Kamal Haasan’s “Uttama Villain”.

Kamal Haasan in a still from movie 'Uttama Villain'
Kamal Haasan in a still from movie ‘Uttama Villain’


When Kamal Hassan released the first look poster of “Uttama Villain”, controversy raised in the media that this poster is similar to a photo taken by French photographer Eric. Talks raised in the media that Kamal Haasan copied it for his flick.

Vishwa Hindu Parishad raised an issue regarding lyrics of a song. They mentioned that the lyrics of a particular song, in this flick is hurting the sentiments of Hindus.

Indian National League demanded for the arrest of Kamal Haasan stating that this actor is disturbing social harmony. They demanded the arrest as per National Security Act.

Good Times

After every controversy, Kamal Haasan encountered good times. Kamal Haasan counter attacked the first look poster issue saying that it is inspired by Theyyam, an art which is there for more than 1000 years. He said that it is not a mask but a paint on the face. This controversy got settled with the explanation from Kamal Haasan.

Madras High Court gave its helping hand to Kamal Haasan by saying that he can release the film on the mentioned date. Court further dismissed the petition filed by Vishwa Hindu Parishad.

Kamal Haasan came out of the social harmony controversy with the help of his fans, film crew and Madras High Court. This in fact strengthened the bond inside the film unit.

Even though Kamal Haasan faced several hurdles, he successfully crossed them and is now in the process of releasing his film on May 1st. Lets hope that this venture turns to be a good one for Kamal Haasan.

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