Anirudh with Ajith
A picture of Anirudh with Ajith taken a few years ago.IB Times India

There is innumerable number of reports and updates on upcoming Ajith movie which is tentatively titled as "Thala 56". The he latest update is about the music of the movie which is composed by Anirudh Ravichander.

As per the reports, Tamil music sensation has composed five songs and theme music for the movie and the buzz is that Anirudh has delivered some scintillating music for the upcoming flick.

"Thala56" will be directed by Siruthai Siva, who made headlines recently with its pooja function which a low-key affair was held on 9 April. As per the latest reports, the makers are done with all pre production works and Ajith will kick start the shooting of the movie by 20 April.

Siruthai Siva had previously directed Ajith's 2014 movie "Veeram" which was a huge box office hit. "Thala56" is reportedly a metro-centric flick where Ajith will be seen in a completely new look. The movie will see Shruthi Haasan as the lead opposite "Thala" for the first time.

Meanwhile, there are reports that the movie has two heroines but the makers of the movie are tight-lipped about the rest of the cast. The reports suggest that Lakshmi Menon, Thambi Ramaiah and Santhanam are also part of the project.

The cinematography will be handled by Vetri and editing by Antony L Ruben.

The movie reportedly will have lot of action sequences for which the makers have roped in Stunt Silva. Silva had earlier worked with Ajith for "Mankatha", "Veeram" and "Yennai Arindhaal".

"Thala 56" is being produced by AM Rathnam, who bankrolled the actor's "Arrambam" and "Yennai Arindhaal".