Aravan is an upcoming Indian Tamil period film directed by Vasanthabalan, based on Su. Venkatesans novel Kaaval Kottam. It stars Aadhi, Dhansika, Malayalam actress Archana Kavi and Pasupathy in the lead roles, with Kabir Bedi playing a prominent role, and Bharath appearing in a cameo role. The film would mark noted playback singer Karthiks debut as a music director. Aravaan released on the 2nd of March 2012 to positive reviews.