Kolaveri Di Meaning, Text, Words and Lyrics

In a startling revelation, the Kolaveri Di has crossed 10 million hits on the YouTube within 14 days of its release on the internet. The latest sensation among the youth of South India initially and Pan India at the moment, and may be a global youth phenomenon of tomorrow, Kolaveri Di is a song from the Tamil Movie 3 (Three) starred by Dhanush and Shruthi Haasan. The uniqueness of the song is its 100 percent natural lyrics, tune and rendering by Dhanush. The song has a natural flair in using English with Tamil accent, making it a Tanglish as described by Dhanush himself. The file 3 (three) is being directed by Aishwarya Rajinikanth, the daughter of Tamil superstar Rajinikanth. The film is slated to release in 2012. You can watch this song on YouTube from this link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YR12Z8f1Dh8&feature=player_embedded and some other site may facilitate video download of the song .

Here comes the real question, why this Kolaveri Di is the rage among the among youth? You can find everybody humming Kolaveri Di. There are so many people searching on the net for the real meaning of the term 'Kolaveri Di'. There are various versions with similar meaning. Without getting too literal, Kolaveri means killer rage. And some language experts say that the meaning of Kolaveri means murderous rage. The song was released on November 16 and just crossed 10 million hits on YouTube by 30th November 2011. Most surprising part of the song Kolaveri Di is, it is composed by 18-year-old Anirudh Ravichander. Here is the text of the original lyrics of Kolaveri Di. You can also find English translations of Kolaveri Di on the net, but most of the people may not need it as it is penned with such a natural flow of language.

Just try to hum along with the video available on YouTube:

Yo boys i am singing song
Soup song…
Flop song …
Why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di
Why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di
Rhythm correct
Why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di
Maintain this
Why this kolaveri..aaa di.

Distance la moonu moonu moonu coloru whiteu
white background nightu nigthu
nightu coloru blacku
Why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di
Why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di

White skin-u girl-u girl-u
Girl-u heart-u black-u
Eyes-u eyes-u meet-u meet-u
My future dark
Why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di
Why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di

Maama notes eduthuko
Apdiye kaila snacks eduthuko
Pa pa paan pa pa paan pa pa paa pa pa paan
Sariya vaasi
Super maama ready
Ready 1 2 3 4…

Whaa wat a change over maama
Ok maama now tune change-u
Kaila glass only english
Hand la glass
Glass la scotch
Eyes-u full-aa tear-u
Empty life-u
Girl-u come-u
Life reverse gear-u
Lovv-u lovv-u, oh my lovv-u
You showed me bouv-u
Cow-u cow-u holi cow-u
I want u hear now-u
god i m dying now-u
she is happy how-u

This song for soup boys-u
We dont have choice-u
Why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di (x4)
Flop song

Following are meanings of some important tamil words in the song:

1) Why this Kolaveri Di?: Why do you have this Kolaveri, Girl? (This represents the guy’s feeling after his girlfriend ditched him).
2) Kolaveri: Urge to Kill or Torment or Hurt someone. And the meaning varies on the situation. It is highly popular slang among Tamil youth. It is generally used to silence a cranky person in a group. Most of the times, youngsters use this slang between themselves without implying actual meaning.
3) Soup Song: A song about failing in love.
4) Soup Boys: Men who have failed in love.
5) Sariyaa Vaasi: Play the music properly.
6) Showed me Bouv-u: Rejected me (It is a funny expression which means that a shoos you away when you go after her. It is drawn from Bow, a dog bark comes out when you go near to it and it saying not to go to that.
7) Da or Mama: Tamil variant of Dude or Bro.
8) Di: Tamil variant of Girl or Babe.

It is learnt that Bib B Amitabh Bachchan also responded to this song and tweeted saying 'This Kolaveri is veri veri endearing .. just not leaving the sound waves in the mind-u... what-a what-a what-a do-u'. And he wrote in his blog Bigb.bigadda.com that ''Why this Kolaveri Kolaveri Kolaveri Di .. Ahh...just not leaving the lips and the mind and the system...such an endearing experience. Brings a smile and laughter and rhythm instantly to the face... get to YouTube, type Dhanush and Kolaveri Di... its his latest song that has become a rage all over'. That is the power of Kolaveri Di as of now.

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