Film: Kannathil Mutthamittal
Singer: A R Rahman
Vellaai pookkaL ulagam engum malarhavae..
Let White flowers blossom all over the world!
vidiyum boomi amaidhuikkaha vidihavae
Let the rising world rise to peace!
maNmael manjaL veLichcham vizhuhavae..
Let yellow light fall on earth!
malarae sombal muRiththu ezhuhavae..
Let the flower wake up from its laziness!
kuzhandhai vizhikkattumae thAyin kadhakadhappil
Let the child wake up to the mother's warmth!
ulagam vidiyattumae piLLayin sirumudhal sirippil
Let the world rise to the child's first laughter!
kAatRum mehamummazhai pAdum pAdalhalum
The song sung by wind, cloud and rain..
oru mounam polinbam tharumO?
Will it please like silence?
kOdi keerthanamumkavi kOrtha vArthaihalum..
The crores of "keerthanas" (songs) and the words strung by a poet..
thuLi kaNeer than pakkam tharumO?
Will a drop of tear give those?
engu siru kuzhandhai
than kaihal kAttidumO..
angu thonRayO veLLai nilavae?
Ho White moon! Won't you rise wherever the child points its hands to?
enRu manidha inam
anRu koovayO veLLai kuyilae?
Ho White "Koel"! Won't you chirp whenever the mankind rests from war?
Translated and posted to Y! Group by Ganpy on Jan 12, 2002