April 25, 2010 (Calcutta Tube): Bala is a busy man with his current project Avan Ivan progressing at a fast pace. The hot news is that the director has finalized the female lead for the movie. Though the rest of the cast had been decided, the lead actress’s slot was vacant until now. Nivedita is the final choice for the film’s heroine.
Niveditta had previously starred in movies like Kadhai and Porkkalam, but the movies could not create magic at the box office and proved to be a flop. However, this did not stop Bala from enlisting the actress who is known to do things differently and has a has a niche for deciding the right talent.
Bala had cancelled the running schedule of the shoot and returned to the base. Though it was rumored that the director took the decision owing to some problems with actor Vishal, the real reason seems to be that Bala could not finalize a heroine for Arya within 10 days as was decided. Now that Bala has finalized the heroine, the second schedule of the shoot will begin from April 21 in Tenkasi. Yuvan Shankar Raja is currently recording the songs written by Na. Muthukumar for the flick. Bala has already signed Janani Iyer as one of the two heroins. He has planned a schedule of 40 days this time.
— Sampurn Wire