9 thoughts on “Kadal’s Keechan : Lyrics & Translation

  1. Anonymous

    Terrific song, terrific lyrics and terrific translation. Though the translation might be treated as a glossary at first, it stands out as a beautiful poem by itself! But one concern though. In the last para, is it நான் பாத்த நொடியே or நீ பாத்த நொடியே? I thought I heard the latter. Hope there is no confusion. Great job once again!

    – a lurker turned commenter who loves all your writings.

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  2. Anonymous, Thanks so much for your appreciative comments and for pointing that out. Words like yours enthuse me to keep writing.

    Lakshmipathy, It was a real pleasure. The music and the lyrics moved me, that's all.

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  3. Excellent job, @Nandini. It is not an easy task to translate a song that is so rustic and uses the cant of the fishermen community of coastal Tamil Nadu, with Gospel references 🙂

    Madhan's choice of ஈசா and தோமா are not only a play around words with Christian connotations, but, also apt for the characters they represent in the movie.

    Thank you.

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