Iruttu (transl.Dark) is a 2019 Indian Tamil-language horror film written and directed by V. Z. Durai. The film stars Sundar C., Sai Dhanshika, Vimala Raman and Sakshi Choudhary in lead roles.[1] The music for the film was composed by Girishh G. while cinematography was handled by E. Krishnasamy.[2] The film had its theatrical release on 6 December 2019 and opened to generally mixed reviews.[3][4]

Theatrical release poster
Directed byV. Z. Durai
Written by
Screenplay byV. Z. Durai
StarringSundar C.
Sai Dhanshika
Vimala Raman
Sakshi Choudhary
Music byGirishh G.
CinematographyE. Krishnasamy
Edited byR. Sudharsan
Screen Scene Media Entertainment
Release date
  • 6 December 2019 (2019-12-06)



The announcement of the film was made by director V. Z. Durai after the release of his directorial Yemaali in 2018. This film is the seventh directorial of Durai. The first look poster was released in October 2018 with a picture of Sundar C in the role of a cop.[5] The director reportedly roped in director turned actor Sundar C in the male lead role while he was busy with his directorial Vantha Rajavathaan Varuven.[6] Reports revealed that Sundar C made his comeback into acting after a 2 year brief hiatus through this project.[1] The shooting of the film progressed in Ooty.[7]


The official teaser of the film was unveiled on 4 February 2019, while the trailer of the film was released on 21 September 2019.[8][9][10][11]


Soundtrack album by
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelMuzik 247
ProducerGirishh G
Girishh G chronology

The soundtrack of the film is composed by Girishh G. of Aval fame, and lyrics by Mohanrajan. The audio rights are with Muzik 247.[12]


  1. RajKumar (3 November 2018). "Iruttu Tamil Movie (2019) | Cast | Songs | Teaser | Trailer | Release Date". News Bugz. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  2. "Sundar C dons khakhi once again for Iruttu". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  3. Ramanujam, Srinivasa (6 December 2019). "'Iruttu' movie review: A unique ghost, but a storyline without any spirit". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 10 December 2019.
  4. "Review : Iruttu review: An engaging horror thriller (2019)". Retrieved 10 December 2019.
  5. "First look of Sundar C's 'Iruttu' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  6. "Sundar C's next film titled 'Iruttu' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  7. Subramanian, Anupama (29 September 2018). "Sundar C back to donning grease paint". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  8. February 6, Silverscreen On; 2019 (6 February 2019). "Iruttu Teaser Starring C Sundar, Dhashika, Sakshi Parvinder". Retrieved 6 February 2019.
  9. MUTHUVINAYAGAM. "சுந்தர் சி நடிக்கும் 'இருட்டு' பட டீஸர்". Eenadu English Portal. Retrieved 6 February 2019.
  10. @SonyMusicSouth (21 September 2019). "Presenting the official trailer of #SundarC's #Iruttu!" (Tweet) via Twitter.
  11. "Iruttu - Official Trailer - Sundar.C, Sai Dhanshika, Yogi Babu - Girishh - Dhorai V.Z". YouTube. Sony Music South. 21 September 2019.
  12. @SonyMusicSouth (21 September 2019). "The eerie #IruttuTrailer right here" (Tweet) via Twitter.
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