In the mysterious realms of horror, a spine-chilling tale is poised to unfold with the upcoming Indian Tamil-language film, “Sabdham.” Crafted by the visionary director Arivazhagan Venkatachalam, this horror spectacle is a joint production venture by Siva and S. Banupriya Siva, under the banners of 7G Films and AAlpha Frames.
The cast is led by the dynamic duo of Aadhi Pinisetty and Lakshmi Menon, bringing their talents to the forefront alongside stellar performers such as Simran, Laila, and Redin Kingsley.
The eerie journey of “Sabdham” was set in motion with its official announcement in December 2022, and principal photography commenced the same month. The film was shot across various locations, including the picturesque landscapes of Munnar, Chennai, Mumbai, creating an atmospheric canvas for the horror narrative. The shooting wrapped up in late September 2023, leaving audiences in anticipation of a hair-raising experience.
The musical realm of “Sabdham” is entrusted to the skilled hands of composer S. Thaman, known for his expertise in creating impactful soundscapes. Cinematographer Arun Padmanabhan captures the suspense-filled frames, while the editing finesse is in the hands of V. J. Sabu Joseph.
Director Arivazhagan Venkatachalam, in collaboration with Aadhi Pinisetty and Thaman S, rekindles the horror genre, promising an “adventure horror” that ventures beyond the conventional. The film is not just confined to Tamil audiences; it will simultaneously release with a dubbed version in Telugu, echoing the success of their earlier collaboration, “Eeram.”
The cast is a testament to the diverse talents coming together, with Lakshmi Menon portraying a role described by Venkatachalam as “performance-orientated,” promising a unique cinematic experience.
Principal photography began in Munnar with the construction of a college set, emphasizing the commitment to atmospheric authenticity. The sequences unfolded across various schedules, each contributing to the creation of an immersive horror narrative.
As the film ventures into uncharted territories of fear and suspense, the music composed by Thaman S, in his fourth collaboration with Venkatachalam, sets the tone for an unforgettable cinematic experience.
While the release date of “Sabdham” is yet to be unveiled as of December 13, 2023, the anticipation is heightened by the revelation that the film will grace theatres not only in Tamil but also with a dubbed version in Telugu.
Prepare yourselves for a cinematic journey into the unknown, as “Sabdham” promises to be a spine-chilling venture, leaving audiences on the edge of their seats. Stay tuned for updates on the release date and brace yourselves for a horror film that transcends boundaries.