Aravaan is a Tamil movie released in 2012 directed by Vasanthabalan . Aravaan is a period film which is based on the novel kaaval kottam of Su Venketasan . The film is produced by T Siva . Aadhi , Pashupathy , Archana Kavi etc played the lead roles in the film . The film got a good opening in Tamil Nadu .Aravvan is the third project of Vasanthabalan . Vasanthabalan has now become a noted directed of south india . Aaravan is the story of the people living the south of Tamil nadu during the period of 18th century . Bharath is doing a small cameo role in the film . Music director of the film is Karthik . Cinematography was handled by Siddharth . Editing was done by Praveen K L and N B Srikanth .