Director Shankar who was in Hyderabad for the audio launch of I stated that he would like to do a straigh Telugu film in near future. "I have been planning to do a Telugu film for a while now. I missed an opportunity twice and but I don’t want to miss this time. I’m indebited to Telugu audience for showing their love on me for years." Starring Vikram and Amy Jackson, I is slated for Pongal release. AR Rahman has composed the music.