Sources in the film team of The Villain say that the film will be released on September 20. Sources also said that the work on the film is almost complete. Director Prem along with the main technicians of the film are in Chennai for seeing the final corrections on the copy.
It was speculated that the film will release on September 13th which is a holiday on account of Ganesha festival. However Censor and other issues delayed the film for a week. Prem had announced that the film will release in September but had not specified the date.
The release date and the date of advance booking for the film was supposed to be announced earlier. Prem is now supposed to announce it officially in a day or two. This multistarrer is one of the most expected films of the year in Sandalwood.