In an interview to a Tamil Magazine, young musician Anirudh revealed that he would be concentrating on his independent music albums this year. "I want to place Indian music on International map, will be collaborating with many Independent artists across the world." When asked about the much awaited AK 57, he said "Thala 57 will be of international standards, just like a James Bond movie. I am happy to collaborate with Ajith, who is a true gentleman and never fails in encouraging young artists. The music of the film will be also different and classy," he said.