Shivaraj Kumar will have a young and upcoming heroine in AK97. Kajal Agarwal, who has done a few Telugu and Tamil movies and was noticed for her looks and talents, will feature in the film opposite Shivaraj. Kajal has acted with Bharath in Pazhani and with Arjun in Bommalattam, which gave her much recognition in Tamil.
AK97 will be directed by N. Om Prakash Rao and will go on the floors in December. It is heard that Jayapradha has agreed to play the role of Shivaraj Kumar's mother in the film.
P. Kumaraswamy and P. Kishore are the producers and Rajasekhar-Ramesh team is writing the dialogues.