Reports say that AR Rahman's legal team has contacted the audio company seeking explanation for illegally using the tune. However, the audio company chief has admitted that the tune was taken without AR Rahman's permission.
Generally, they do not seek permission from musicians but the Oscar Award wiiner's case is different, as he has the copyrights of his tracks. Meanwhile, they have sorted out the issue, says a source.
The soft-drink commercial has Slumdog Millionaire tune that introduced Lathika, which was played by Freida Pinto in the Oscar Award winning film.