Tuesday, February 08, 2005

Lost in Translation

This is a very crude translation of 'Iru Vizhi unadhu' song from the movie 'Minnale'. (RHTDM in Hindi). It is a very beautiful song and i am sure you would feel a gross injustice has been meted out by yours truly...however i did this translation for a friend of mine who didn't and still doesn't know Tamil but wanted to sing the song all the same.

This English piece can be sung to the same tune as the Tamil one.
My favourite song :)

Eyes are yours
Eyelids are yours
Dreams alone will be mine.
Days are lengthening, when you have gone away
Why punishment with me here to stay?
Oh oh One memory!
Oh oh Your memory!
When you're hurt in love, there's no place for sleep
Just memories...your memories.


11 Comments:

Blogger mahesh said...

thaaaye...

andha paate vitudaen.!! boohoo hoooo...hoo
maheshc.

6:47 AM  
Blogger Kumari said...

:-D
Did you try singing it? :p:p
"Don't Cry" - Shall i transalte this to Tamil then? :)

6:56 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mmmm..try panaen adhai translate panna paarpom!

10:44 AM  
Blogger Vishnu said...

I kinda liked the lyrics of the Surya Song which at one time goes like "Kadhal Seythal Papam".....No idea what the whole lyrics mean though...

1:26 AM  
Blogger Kumari said...

Done Dude!
Since i couldn't find out what a 'trinket' was for you, i shall translate this song...even if Mahesh kills me in the end :)
It is a very beautiful song not to mention the Handsome Surya :-D

1:28 AM  
Blogger mahesh said...

seri...
lets both of us try translating the surya song!! what say..?!! now lets not do a caper..we will put a serious effort
maheshc.

9:12 AM  
Blogger Kumari said...

I corroborate -
to this colloboration..however how does this joint venture start? :)

9:31 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

To start with could u get me the song which has the phrase, 'kaadhal seidhal pavam...'? I couldn't get it on Google...
maheshc.

1:40 PM  
Blogger Kumari said...

Mahesh check this link :
http://www.raaga.com/channels/tamil/lyrics.asp?id=7718
i think this is the song, tho' i can't see that 'kadhal seidhal pavam' line...let me know how you plan to proceed :)

12:32 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hey kumari..

Even i was looking for that phrase in this song yesterday after having taken a printout of its lyrics..! Maybe listen to the song and see if the phrase is sung but not written..!
Lets take the translation offline, mail to (or add) thesundew@yahoo.co.in

4:07 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Chinna Chinnathai
Movie Name : Mounam Pesiyadhe (2002)
Singer : Hariharan, Yuvan Shankar Raja
Music Director : Yuvan Shankar Raja
Lyrics : Puduvai Nambi
Year : 2002
Producer : Aparajeeth Films
Director : Amir

1:57 AM  

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