Avan Ivan (English: Those 2 Guys) is a 2011 Tamil comedy-drama film written and directed by Bala, who with this project directs his fifth feature film. The film stars Vishal, Arya, Janani Iyer and Madhu Shalini in the lead roles. The film, produced by Kalpathi S. Agoram's AGS Entertainment, features music by Yuvan Shankar Raja, cinematography by Arthur A. Wilson and editing by Suresh Urs. Set in the backdrops of Theni, Avan Ivan illustrates the relationship between two boisterously playful half-brothers. The film, which was dubbed in Telugu as Vaadu Veedu, released worldwide on 17 June 2011, to mixed critical response. According to Eros International, it was successful at the box office.