music director, D. Imman
The official soundtrack of Paayum Puli was composed by D. Imman, the lyrics of which were written by Vairamuthu. The album contained five tracks and the karaoke versions of three of them. By mid March 2015, Imman completed composing two songs in the soundtrack. Imman chose Diwakar, known for his work in Airtel Super Singer, to provide vocals for the song "Marudakkaari" whose composition was based on both the Valaji raga and the Malayamarutam raga. In late June 2015, Imman revealed through Twitter that Divya Kumar and Shashaa Tirupati were chosen for a racy song whose lyrics were penned by Vairamuthu. The tracklist was released on 31 July 2015. The album cover of both the original as well as Telugu dubbed versions depict a still of the lead pair from the song "Silukku Marame".