Bala basking under the glory of getting the National Award for the best director for his Naan Kadavul, is back to work.
A day after the awards were announced, Bala has started work on his new venture Avan Ivan, to be produced by AGS Entertainments and featuring Arya, Vishal and new girl Janani Iyer.
Bala is said to be moving away from his earlier movies which were morbid and melancholic, to a realistic comedy. At the formal press meet to announce the launch Bala did not say anything about the genre of the film, except to say- “there is comedy in the film like my earlier ones.”
The dialogues are written by S Ramakrishnan, camera by his regular Arthur Wilson and music by Yuvan Shankar Raja. Ambika and Prabha are the two other actors in the film which will start rolling in Tenkasi and Shenkottah from February 10 and will be completed in two schedules.
When Bala said that he wants to release Avan Ivan in a record eight months time, everybody laughed, as normally his films take at least two years to release. Bala said he is on the lookout for one more heroine for the film.
Vishal who was present for the launch said: “It is the most important film in my career, and my first double hero film. I’m very happy to be a part of a Bala film.”