- 2 hr 33 min
Whistle is a 2003 Indian Tamil-language sports drama film directed by J. D. and produced by S. S. Chakravarthy. The film revolves around an aspiring young footballer whose life is turned upside down by a series of unexpected events. The story begins with the introduction of Sakthi (Vikramadithya), a talented footballer who dreams of playing for the Indian national team. However, his dreams are shattered when he is falsely accused of drug abuse and thrown in jail. Sakthi's life takes a turn for the worse as he loses his family, friends, and reputation.
During his time in jail, Sakthi meets Maria (Sherin Shringar), a young girl who helps him to escape. Together, they embark on a journey to clear his name and reclaim his life. Along the way, they encounter a number of obstacles, including corrupt cops and deadly gangsters.
To make matters worse, Sakthi's arch-rival Prabhu (Livingston) is also trying to frame him for a crime. Prabhu is a wealthy and influential businessman who will stop at nothing to destroy Sakthi's reputation.
As Sakthi and Maria work together to unravel the conspiracy against him, they find themselves falling in love. However, their happiness is short-lived as Sakthi is once again thrust into danger.
The climax of the film revolves around a high-stakes football game between Sakthi's team and Prabhu's team. Sakthi must not only prove his innocence but also show off his remarkable football skills if he hopes to win the game and reclaim his life.
Whistle is a gripping and thrilling sports drama that will keep you on the edge of your seat. The film features powerful performances by its lead actors, with Vikramadithya delivering a standout performance as the troubled yet determined Sakthi.
Sherin Shringar also shines as Maria, displaying both vulnerability and strength in equal measure. The film is complemented by a pulsating soundtrack that captures the energy and passion of the football world.
Overall, Whistle is a must-watch for sports fans and anyone who loves a good underdog story. With its compelling narrative, well-drawn characters, and thrilling football sequences, the film is sure to leave a lasting impression on viewers.
Whistle is a 2003 thriller with a runtime of 2 hours and 33 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.4.