The film was originally titled Villain, however due to the fact that Arjun Rampal held the rights for that title, the title was changed to Ek Villain.

Ritiesh's first successful film which is a non-comedy.

The film earned 50 Crores in 3 days.

The first film having Siddharth and Ritiesh in different roles against their image.

Ritiesh Deshmukh wore contact lenses of different colors.

The film marks Mohit Suri's 2nd film to enter 100 Crore Club.

The film marked Mohit Suri's directorial film outside Bhatt Camp.

The film is a remake of I Saw The Devil(2010) but there changed many portions of the film to suit Indian sensibilities.

This film marks Remo Fernandes's first role where he doesn't play a musician.

The glowing beach shown in Galliyan song is Maldive's Vadhoo island beach. It dazzles at night due to natural phenomenon known as bioluminiscence caused by planktons.

Prachi Desai played cameo role in this movie.

Shraddha Kapoor learned to ride a motorbike for the movie.

The title "Ek Villain" was registered with Rajiv Rai. He gave the rights away as a kind gesture .

The sequel of the film has been finalized with John Abraham and Aditya Roy Kapoor replacing Sidharth Malhotra and Ritesh Deshmukh as the main leads

Shaad Randhawa's comeback to Hindi films.

Sidharth Malhotra highest success till date