1.Sudeep (Naan Ee)
Sudeep in Naan Ee did an outstanding job and easily the ‘Best Villain’ of 2012. He had to act with a non-existing house fly as it would have been added only in the post-production stage. He portrayed varied villainy, fear and lust so effortlessly. Sudeep also dubbed in his own voice.
2. Vijay Antony (Naan)
Vijay Antony had the guts to do a role with negative shades in his debut film as an actor. He was more than convincing in his role and people have taken notice of his acting skills.
3. Vidyut Jamwal (Thuppakki, Billa 2)
Vidyut Jamwal impressed everyone with his killer looks and underplayed villain acts. He is considered as one of the brainy villains in the recent past.
4. Mithun Murali (Vazhakku Enn 18/9)
5. Sachin Khadekar (Maattrraan)
Sachin Khadekar was convincing as a genetic scientist. He showed his obsession with unleashing the power of his research and also had enough scope to perform in his last confrontation scene against Suriya.