Indian model and actress who rose to fame for her roles in Avan Ivan (2011), Mosayile Kuthira Meenukal (2014) and Ma Chu Ka (2016). The script lacks development and the movie wanders aimlessly into a gargantuan mess. Saamy brings Thenmozhi to Thirthapathi's house to introduce them to each other. Written by Muthukumar. Avan Ivan had a solo release on 17 June 2011 in almost 700 screens worldwide.  During the launch, Bala told that unlike his earlier films, Avan Ivan would have an "extra dose of comedy, besides action and family sentiments. Directed by Bala. The female leads do not help the film in any way, though Ambika has some wonderful one-liners to deliver. But director Bala doesn't really capitalize on its strengths, and never pulls you into the story except in parts which is disappointing, as he is among today's trend-setters in Tamil cinema. A man goes against a mafia gang to avenge his brother's death. Richard Mahesh from Behindwoods gave a 2.5/5 rating and said "Yuvan Shankar Raja has experimented with a new-dimensional music that sounds good on the whole. No buyers for 'Avan Ivan'? You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. She wanted to be an actress because she was four years old. Kumbudraen Saamy (Arya) is a skilled thief who cons people for a living. Prabha is an Indian actress, Kuchipudi dancer from Andhra Pradesh.She acted about 125 films in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam. His cross-eyed half-brother Walter Vanangamudi (Vishal Krishna)is not so good at at the same trade. Nothing much happens in the first hour or so. An angered Thirthapathi throws out Saamy. , The soundtrack album was released exactly one month later, on 18 April 2011 by Bala's mentor Balu Mahendra in a grand event held at the Residency Towers, Chennai. Walter and Saamy are devastated. , Bala, whose films usually take several years to get completed and released, disclosed that this film, however, would be finished in eight months time. He is burnt alive along with Thirthapathi's body, while both brothers dance madly. The two men quarrel frequently and Saamy often pokes fun at Walter's shortcomings. All lyrics are written by Na. When you don't know what or where your script is, the actors can't do much. In early 2010, Janani went to audition for director Bala, who was looking for a Tamil-speaking newcomer for the lead female character for his film project, Avan Ivan and this was her debut film.  The film took almost 200 days to complete but became Bala's fastest shoot nonetheless. A zamindar takes an affinity to two extremely playful half-brothers who openly con people for a living.  Controversially, the songs had been leaked to the Internet few days before the official release, after Sony Music had sent the master copies to abroad earlier. While she was studying in college, shestarted her career as a model. Is that him?!)  In the United Kingdom, the film was released by Ayngaran International across 14 screens and collected $49,921 in the first three days, opening at 15th place. ... Tamil Actresses & Kollywood . " Chennai Online's reviewer stated that Bala had "attempted to provide us with a film that has comical elements as its major strength. Janani Iyer won Film Fans Association Award for Sensational Debut Heroine in 2011 for the movie Avan Ivan. But it also has many ingredients to entertain the masses. She completed her school in D.A.V. , Furthermore, Yuvan Shankar Raja was announced as the music director of the film, joining Bala again after the successful Nandha in 2001. Both brothers are petty thieves and get encouragement from their respective mothers. A landlord takes a liking to two half-brothers who con people and adopts them. Janani Iyer is a nice looking Indian model and film actress who began the showbiz career with modeling and already has appeared in more than 150 television commercials.. But his adopted family's harmony is disrupted when a smuggler enters their lives. Durgashankar. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. He constantly encourages Walter to take up acting seriously and be friendly towards his brother. A zamindar takes an affinity to two extremely playful half-brothers who openly con people for a living. Janani Iyer, Actress: Adhe Kangal. Behindwoods gave two and a half out of five stars citing that the film had a "loose screenplay" but was compensated by a "power packed performance" by the actors. Applause should also be directed at Highness (GM Kumar), the zamindar who befriends the half-brothers. Meet Avan Ivan Tamil movie actor, actress, director, producer and … Avan Ivan features Janani Iyer and Madhu Shalini in the female leads. In early 2010, Janani went to audition for director Bala, who was looking for a Tamil-speaking newcomer for the lead female character for his film project, Avan Ivan and this was her debut film. The National Award for Best Direction for the year 2009 was won by Bala, and as you may all know, he won it for Naan Kadavul, a morbid portrayal of some of the lesser known characters of our dirty world. He has gone overboard and failed to present it with coherent script. Before independence during the 1940's depicts the lives of poor carefree villagers who are lured to work in Tea plantation farms and how they are forced to live rest of their lives as slaves with no traces of hope and freedom. The director has repeated the magic this time too and the credit goes to Yuvan Shankar Raja.".  During the post-production phase, Bala disclosed that the film was "fun till the last 15 minutes, after which it turns serious", adding that he decided to "change tracks", after several people including his mentor Balu Mahendra advised him to do so. Three men and their accidental meeting on Napier Bridge will change their lives forever. and the Police never show up when we need them the most, not even at a murder site in full public view !  The climax part was filmed at the last, which was completed by late January 2011 and with which Vishal had finished his portion. Paagan review.  Initially planned to release in January 2011, the release was pushed to April, before eventually releasing on 17 June 2011. She made her debut in the mainstream acting with the movie Avan Ivan in 2011. Janani Iyer is an Indian actress and model. Website leaks 'Avan Ivan' music tracks. She started her modeling career after high school and has appeared in over 150 television advertisements. While Walter takes the police truck and dumps it in the forest, Saamy is caught by the police inspector. After finishing and releasing his magnum opus Naan Kadavul in February 2009, Bala, whose previous feature films had all been tragedy drama films dealing with serious and dark subjects, announced that for his next directorial, he would be moving away from such films and make a full-length light-hearted comedy film. Here are some well-known faces from Sundance over the years, as they brought their early movies to the festival. Allegedly Bala had come to this decision, since his earlier films, despite receiving critical a… This is a picture puzzle game where you need to guess the Tamil Movie based on the Movie still / actor / actress shown to you. My expectations fizzled out within the first 30 minutes itself and i found myself staring at another Tamil dampener. A narcoleptic becomes a vigilante when tragedy strikes.  From 10 February 2011, the dubbing and post-production works commenced. The kind of talent this man has shown has drawn enough respect to make the audience trust the director's intentions, and i am sure most of you will agree with me here. she acted with popular Telugu heroes like N. …  Only one songs from the soundtrack, "Dia Dia Dole", was used in its entirety, along with an altered shorter version of "Rasathi" and parts of "Mudhal Murai", while "Avanapathi" and "Oru Malayoram" were completely left out. With Vishal, Arya, G.M. Srikanth's Paagan from 7 Sept. Actress Pavithra Photo Gallery. describing the album as "different but a laudable show by Yuvan" Pavithra Srinivasan from Rediff gave a 3/5 rating and said "When it comes to Avan Ivan, it looks like Yuvan has voluntarily tried to move out of his comfort zone, given up on his template and experimented, particularly with the instrumental arrangement and most times, it works. Avan Ivan Cast & Crew - Get Tamil movie Avan Ivan cast and crew, star cast details and information. Walter is smitten by Police Constable Baby (Janani Iyer), from whom he attempts to steal after being dared by his brother to prove himself. During the period, she had reportedly secured a lead role in National Film Award-winning director Bala's Avan Ivan; however the character was eventually portrayed by Madhu Shalini. An honest, simple common man is caught in a web of problems when is he accused of killing the leader of a local rowdy gang. Family Life That man, this man) is a 2011 Indian Tamil-language comedy-drama film written and directed by Bala, who with this project directs his fifth feature film. Walter defends his brother and is also thrown out. The lack of balance between Bala's emphatic portrayal of different kind of life and his effort to provide fun is the major problem of the movie.  Yuvan Shankar recorded the whole orchestra in one take, after few rehearsals. Though not a typical Bala film, a feel of joy creeps as we watch the film. Saamy too develops a relationship with Thenmozhi (Madhu Shalini) who cons him by giving him her fake gold bangles. Although we have the signature as 'A Film By Bala' during final credits, it's worth mentioning that the film completely belongs to Vishal. Janani Iyer is famous Indian actress who acted mostly in Tamil and Malayalam films.  Both actors had to change their looks; they reportedly tonsured their heads for their roles and kept their looks secretive, avoiding public appearances. She has worked inmore than 150 TVC ads. Looking to put behind a past that haunts him, Nandha tries to reconcile with his mother and live life on his terms. (2011). Later that evening, both brothers make up with Thirthapathi and invite him to their home. But largely, Avan Ivan is completely devoid of any real content. The movie naturally transits to a strong climax which leaves an impact for a while in the viewers. The movie is about the Blossom of love, fun and lots more between the characters Siva and Sakthi. Kumbudraen Saamy (Arya) is a skilled thief who cons people for a living. She started her modelling career during her studies and appeared in over 150 television advertisements before getting signed by director Bala to essay the lead female role in the Tamil feature film Avan Ivan (2011). Bhaskaran, a college dropout, along with his friend Nallathambi starts a coaching class for students in order to win the love of a young professor, Chandrika. Thirthapathi even willingly signs over his land to Thenmozhi's father, who has been trying to get a hold of it. 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In late November 2009 in association with Indiaglitz.com, a "heroine hunting" program was conducted through the internet, where women, who were 18 years old and could understand Tamil, could apply for the role. Meanwhile, Thirthapathi exposes the illegal activities of a cattle smuggler (R. K.). Walter Vanangamudi (Vishal) and Kumbudren Saamy (Arya) are half-brothers who constantly fight and try to outdo each other. View production, box office, & company info. During Thirthapathi's cremation, we see that the smuggler has been tied down under the platform carrying Thirthapathi's body. But a local animal smuggler steps in to disrupt the harmony in the lives of the zamindar and his adopted family. She also appeared in one of the lead roles in the movie Avan Ivan (2011), directed by Bala and become well known. For another lead female character, Pooja Umashankar, who was also part of Bala's Naan Kadavul, and Nivedhitha, who had starred in small-budget films Kathai and Porkkalam were initially considered. Thirthapathi gets extremely drunk. However, Walter, an effeminate aspiring actor, is rather interested in arts than committing crimes. Showing all 3 items Jump to: Summaries (3) Summaries.  The album consists of 5 tracks, four songs and an instrumental, with lyrics penned by Na. Get a sneak peek of the new version of this page. Trivia. A villain pops up from thin air, a college girl falls in love with Arya (just like that!) S. Ramakrishnan was assigned to write the dialogues, after J. S. Ragavan and professor Gnanasambanthan were approached. Avan Ivan reportedly stars Vishal and Aarya, the lead actors, in roles of their life times. Yuvan Shankar Raja's discography can do better without the addition of Avan Ivan. Avan Ivan (2011) Plot. The film was released by GK Media in 20 screens in the United States and reportedly became the biggest overseas release for Bala as well as Arya and Vishal . Saamy falls for a college student named Thenmozhi (Madhu Shalini), who is initially intimidated by his rough ways but eventually reciprocates his love. " Indiaglitz said "Songs from Bala's films never failed to disappoint us. When Thirthapathi tells him to break up with her, Saamy refuses and attacks him verbally. We Have The First Trailer. Janani Iyer is an Indian actress who predominantly appears in Tamil and Malayalam movies. The 6th Vijay Awards ceremony honoring the best of Tamil film industry in 2011 was held on 16 June 2012 ath the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai. Will he manage to expose Vasanthan's treacherous motive as a politician? Thankfully, he makes amends with a riveting climax. The two men quarrel frequently and Saamy often pokes fun at Walter's shortcomings. Best Tamil Movies during the recent past!  In May 2010, Suriya was signed to appear in a guest role as himself. The smuggler loses his animal farm and is taken into custody by the police. " He had also disclosed that, unlike his earlier films, he will complete Avan Ivan within eight months of time and be ready for a release in late 2010. Ramya Krishnan This FAQ is empty. " A reviewer from in.com gave three and half out of five and said that the movie is a "definite watch for Bala's followers and to watch the new Vishal emerge as a performer". The fun becomes farce and the seriousness turns out to be ineffective.  He reportedly became the first ever actor to attempt a squint look in a feature film, which was considered for an entry in The Guinness Book of World Records. However, when his family gets him back home, he faces problems adjusting to the city lifestyle. Yuvan Shankar Raja keen on hat-trick now. But a local animal smuggler steps in to disrupt the harmony in the lives of the zamindar and his adopted family. A few days later, the smuggler returns, kidnaps Thirthapathi, strips him naked in the rain and flogs him into unconsciousness before hanging him to death from a tree. " Supergoodmovies also gave three and a half stars and concluded that "Avan Ivan will not let down the audience. The movie is said to be released in coming January. Arya has won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut – South and received two nominations each for Filmfare Awards and Vijay Awards .  The entire shooting was completed in early February, with Vishal later confessing that he was the sole reason for the delay in completion.  Almost the entire film was shot in and across Theni, with minor portions being filmed in Ambasamudram, and Chennai at the Kilpauk Medical College Hospital. Arya has little to do and comes across as loud and boorish, a stark difference from his fiery role in Naan Kadavul. 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