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21 years of Whistle: Where you can watch this Tamil cult horror film

21 years of Whistle: The movie is loosely based on Urban Legend with Vikramaditya and Gayathri Raguram in lead roles.

21 years of Whistle: Where you can watch this Tamil cult horror film

Last Updated: 07.47 AM, Jul 06, 2024


Seldom do horror films leave an impact in Tamil cinema. One such film which did was the 2003 Tamil film Whistle, which now has completed 21 years since its release. The slasher-thriller film which is helmed by JD-Jerry duo, is still remembered by many as a horror film and if you would like to revisit it, the film is available on SunNXT app and OTTplay Premium.

21 years of Whistle

Whistle is a loosely based on and remake of the 1998 American film Urban Legend. The film starred then debutant Vikramaditya along with Gayathri Raguram, Sherin, Vivek, Dhivyadarshini, Livingston, Bhanu Chander, Mayuri, and Vaishnavi, among others.

The film revolves around a group of college students, whose part of their campus is said to be haunted and centres around urban legend. With each of them getting killed in mysterious ways, it is up to a certain few to unravel the secrets. The film takes inspiration from various urban legends for each of its subplots.

Directed by JD-Jerry duo, the film stands the test of time, and still enjoyed by many. You can revisit the film by streaming it on SunNXT app and OTTplay Premium.


More on Whistle

Sujatha has penned the dialogues for Whistle. A comedy track featuring Vivekh in the film is based on What Women Want. Composer D Imman scored the music for Whistle. The track Azhagiya Asura and Whistle Adikum Vadana were chartbusters at the time of its release. Whistle was shot by cinematographer Fowzia Fathima and edited by Suresh Urs. Media Dreams backed the film.

It is to be noted that Whistle received mixed to positive response upon its release, from the critics. The soundtrack, cast performance, and writing were some of the elements that were greatly appreciated.

Meanwhile, JD and Jerry last helmed the 2022 science fiction film The Legend, featuring Legend Saravanan in the lead role. On the other hand, actors Gayathri Raghuram and Sherin had appeared in various seasons of Tamil reality show Bigg Boss.

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