Mohanlal's most highly awaited Malayalam movie — Villain — has finally hit theatres in Kerala and other various parts of India, and the film is loved by the audience. According to reports, It was released in more than 150 screens on the first day, which is a new record for a Malayalam film. Also, Villain will be the first Malayalam film to have a fan show in Bengaluru.


Written and directed by B Unnikrishnan, Villain is his fourth outing with Mohanlal after Madampi, Grand Master and Mr Fraud. Famous Tamil producer Rockline Venkatesh has bankrolled the outline under the banner of Rockline Entertainments. While Manoj Paramahamsa has directed the camera, editing is executed by Shameer Mohammed. Team 4 Kinds of music has composed songs, and Sushin Shyam has rendered the background score.

Superstar Mohanlal plays the central character, Mathew Manjooran, while Manju Warrier played the role of his wife in the movie. Tamil actors Vishal and Hansika Motwani will make their Mollywood debut with Villain. Reportedly, Vishal appears as antagonist Shaktivel Palanisamy.

Here are some reactions from the audiences on its first release