Aval in Tamil and The House Next Door in Hindi, is a 2017 Indian horror film co-written and directed by Milind Rau. Shot simultaneously in the Tamil and Hindi, the film stars Siddharth and Andrea Jeremiah in lead roles, with Siddharth also working on the film as a co-producer and a co-writer. The film was released on 3 November 2017 to mostly positive reviews in all languages and became a success.The satellite rights of the film is sold to Colors Tamil. The film was dubbed in Telugu as Gruham and released on November 17.


The movie starts with a series of incidents of a happy life of mom and a daughter back in 1934. At present in 2016 Dr. Krishnakanth Acharya / Krish (Siddharth), a successful brain surgeon, and his wife Lakshmi (Andrea Jeremiah) live peacefully in their beautiful house under the mountains in Rosina Valley. Their perfect life together is now disturbed after a family moves into the house next door where the mother and the daughter lived in 1934.