Anirudh made his debut as music composer through the film 3 which had Dhanush in the lead role. After this he continued to compose music for Dhanush starrers Velai Illa Pattadhari, Maari and Thangamagan. Apart from this he has also composed music for Sivakarthikeyan starrer Ethir Neechal, Kaaki Sattai and Vijay Sethupathi starrer Naanum Rowdydhaan produced by Dhanush. After this both of them did not join hands for any of the films. There was also news that both of them have split due to difference of opinions. Recently in an interview Anirudh has mentioned that there was no feud between Dhanush and him and they will be joining hands once again in 2019. The official announcement regarding this will be made soon.