Kannada Cinema’s one of the most anticipated films of the year, The Villain is expected to hit the marquee on October 18th. Earlier, the film was scheduled to be released on September 13 to coincide with the Ganesh Chathurthi festival but some delays in the production led to its postponement.

Now the makers of The Villain has officially announced the film’s release date, fans all across the nation are cheering up!

Directed by Prem, the film stars Shiva Rajkumar and Kiccha Sudeep sharing the screen space for the first time in their career. The Villain is touted to be an action thriller, the film is being produced by CR Manohar under his banner Tanvi Shanvi Films on a huge budget. While Amy Jackson plays the female lead in this film, the star cast also includes Mithun Chakraborty, Srikanth, Sruthi Hariharan in supporting roles (As per the film’s Wikipedia).

The Villain will be released simultaneously in Kannada, Telugu and Tamil languages with the major portion of the film shot abroad on a lavish scale.