"enakku Ippavee Varuthu Chitthi!"

Atthiyaayam Onru
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melliya Kaalaiyisai Engiruntho Keedkavum, Aanant Kanvilitthaan. Thaan Pengalooril, Chitthi Ranjithaa Veeddil Iruppathu Avanukku Uraikka Sila Kanangal Piditthana. Adutthu Avanukku Innonrum Uraitthathu-tholvaraikkum Ilutthu Moodiyiruntha Porvaikkukkuk Kilee Thaan Mulunirvaanamaaka Iruppathu! Antha Ninaippu Vanthathum Avanathu Urakkam Murrilum Kalainthu, Avanathu Mukatthil Oruvithamaana Perumithappunnakai Milirnthathu.

munthaiyathinam Eerakkuraiya Ithee Neeram Meyilil Pengaloor Vanthirangi, Ammavin Uttharavuppadi Chitthiyin Veeddukkee Muthalil Senrirunthaan. Etthanaiyo Aandukal Kalitthu Veedutheedi Vantha Akkavin Oree Makanaip Paartthathum Ranjithaa Chitthi Pooritthupponaal. Aanant, Itthanai Varudangalil Chitthiyin Thalaiyil Sarru Naraitthirunthapothilum, Avalathu Mukatthiliruntha Polivo, Udaliliruntha Meruko Sarrum Kuraiyaathiruppathai, Paartthamaatthiratthileeyee Purinthu Kondaan. Aanaal, Thaan Alaippu Maniyai Alutthiyapothu Vanthu Thirantha Antha Pen, Chitthiyin Makan Paaskarin Manaivi Pushpaa Enpathu Avanukkup Pinnaalee Thaan Therinthathu. Paaskar Kalyaanatthirku Avan Vanthirukkavillai.

“vanakkam!” Enru Sampirathaayamaaka Oru Kumpidupoddavaaree, Thanthatthil Kadaintheduttha Silaipola, Thakathakavenriruntha Pushpaavai Avanathu Kankal Veritthana.aanaal, Avanukkullirunthu Oru Kural: “athu Unakku Annimurai! Avalai Muraikkaathee!” Enru Avanai Echaritthathu.

aluvalveelaiyaaka Pengaloor Vanthiruppathaiyum, Aneekamaaka Oru Vaaram Thangiyirukka Veendum Enrum Sonnapothu, Ranjithaa Avanai Angeeyee Thanga Veendum Enru Varpurutthi Sammathikka Vaitthu Viddaal. Pushpaavaip Paartthukkondirukkalaamee Enra Arpasanthosham Avanukku Eerpaddapothum, Paaskar Oorilillaatha Samayatthil Thaan Vanthu Thangiyiruppathu Sariyaa Enra Keelviyum Elaamalillai. Aanaal, Chitthiyin Peechait Thaddinaal, Avalukku Maddumalla, Ammavukkum Varuttham Eerpadum Enpathaal Angeeyee Thangiyirukka Sammathitthu Viddaan.

kulitthumuditthu, Chitthi Seythu Koduttha Dipan Saappiddu Viddu, Vantha Veelaiyaik Kavanikka Nakarukkul Ponavan Iravu Eelumaniyalavukkut Thaan Thirumpinaan. Pengaloor Seethoshnamum, Pushpaavin Ninaivum Avanai Leesaaka Usuppi Viddirunthathu. Ippothum Aval Thaan Kathavait Thiranthaal; Sineekamaaka Siritthaal. Saappaadu Parimaarukirapothu Avalathu Ravikkaiyil Therintha Maarpuppilavai Avan Kavanikkat Thavaravillai. Athee Samayam Manasaadsiyum Urutthiyathu.

Chitthiyin Magal Archanaavaip Parri Visaarikkalaamaa Enru Yositthaan. Archanaa Yaaraiyo Kaathalitthut Thirumanam Seythu Kondu Ponathanpiraku, Avalukkum Chitthikkum Thodarpukal Murinthu ViddaThai Amma Sollik Keeddirukkiraan. Ippothu Eppadiyo? Irunthaalum Theevaiyillaathavarraip Parrip Peesi, Chitthiyin Manathai Nokadippaanee Enru Antha Yosanaiyaik Kaividdu Viddaan.

uranga Veendiya Neeram Vanthapothu Thaan, Oru Siriya Pirachinai! Yaar Engee Padutthukkolvathu Enru. MuTVl, Haaliliruntha Sopaa-kam-peddil Pushpaa Padutthukkolla Virumpavee, Chitthiyum Aananthum Araiyil Padutthukkolvathaaka Mudivu Seyyappaddathu. Aanaal,araikkul Senrathum Innoru Pirachinai.

“Chitthi! Neenga Kaddililee Padutthukkonga; Naan Tharaiyilee Padutthukkireen,” Enraan Aanant.

“periya Manishaa! Unnai Chinna Vayasilee Etthanai Thadavai Naan KulipPaddi Viddirukkeen Theriyumaa? Peesaama Kaddililee Padu! Pengaloor Kulir Ellaarukkum Otthukkaathu. Thalaivali Kaaychalnu Padutthukkapporee!” Enru Koorividdaal Chitthi.

“naan Veennaa Sopaavilee Padutthukkireenee! Neengalum Anniyum Ingee Padutthukkongaleen,” Enraan Aanant.

“ava Maaddaadaa!” Enru Saddenru Chitthi Kooravum, Sarithaan, Mamiyaar-maruMagal Pirachinai Polum Enru Ennikkondaan Aanant. Pirakenna, Veeru Valiyinri Antha Iraddaik Kaddilil Suvaroramaaka Avan Ondikkolla, Chitthiyum Innoru Pakkatthil Padutthukkondaal.

payanakkalaippum Anraiya Thinatthin Alaichalo, Avan Sirithu Neeratthileeyee Ayarnthu Urangi Viddaan.

pengaloorin Kulir Avanai Athikaneeram Urangavidavillai. Eerakkuraiya Nalliravil Vilitthukkonda Aananthukku, Innum Oru Porvaiyo Kampaliyo Irunthaal Kathakathappaaka Irukkumee Enru Thonriyathu. Aanaal, Urangukira Chitthiyai Eppadi Eluppuvathu Enru Puriyaamal Padukkaiyil Sirithu Neeram Purandavanukku, Haalil Irunthu Melliya Munakal Sattham Varuvathu Keeddathu. Koornthu Kavanitthavanukku, Pushpaa Urakkatthil Ilutthu Ilutthu Moochu Viduvathu Polirunthathu. Avalukku Jooram Kiram Vanthu Munakikkondirukkiraalo Enru Enniyavan, Chitthi Ayarnthu Urangikkondiruppathaip Paartthu Viddu, Enna Pirachinai Enru Elunthu Poyp Paarkkalaamaa Enra Ennam Eerpaddathu.

Chitthiyai Eluppaamal Kaddilai Viddu Ela Muyanraan. Aanaal…

“aanant…!” Chitthi Kisukisutthaal. “engee Poree?”

“Chitthi!” Aanant Suthaaritthukkondaan. “yaaro Haalilee Munakura Maathiriyirunthathu..athaan..”

“haalilee Pushpaathaaneedaa Padutthiddirukkaa? Thookkatthulee Ularraalo Ennamo!”

“ithu Ularal Maathiriyillaiyee Chitthi! Juramaayirukkumo….”

“onnumilleedaa Aanant! Padutthukka, Unakku Naalaikku Veelaiyirukkillaiyaa..?”

avarkal Peesikkondirukkaiyileeyee Haalil Munakal Sattham Athikaritthathu.

“keeddeengalaa Chitthi?”

“ayyo..unakku Eppadip Puriya Vaikkirathunnu….” Vaakkiyatthai Mudikkaamal, Chitthi Sirippai Adakkikkondiruppathai, Avalathu Udal Kulunguvathilirunthu Purinthu Kondaan Aanant. Appothu Thaan Avanukku Uraitthathu. Kanavan Veliyoor Poyirukka, Pushpaa Thanathu Kaamaveedkai Kaaranamaaka, Urakkatthil Viralpoddu Suya Inpam Perrukkondirunthaal Polum. Antha Ninaippu Vanthathumee, Avanukku Akaalamaaka Eluchi Eerpaddathu.

pushpaa Suya Inpam Perrukkondiruppathu Pola Avan Manathukkullee Karpanai Seyyat Thodanginaan. Pudavai,ulPavadaiyai Iduppukku Meelee SurudTVddukkondu, Peenddeesai Irakki Viddukkondu, Pilavus, Braavilirunthu Thanathu IlaMulaikalai Viduvitthukkondu, Pushpaa Avalathu Viralkalaalee, Avalathu Pulaiyaiyee Kutthi Vilaiyaaduvathu Pola Oru Kaadsi Avanathu Manathukkullee Eerpadavee, Saathaaranamaaka Eerpaddiruntha Avanathu Eluchi Saddenru Veeriyamadainthu Avanathu Permoodaavil Koodaaram****kutthiddu Ninrathu.

pushpaa Viral Poddukkondirunthapothu, Yaaraip Parrik Karpanai Seythiruppaal? Paaskaraip Parriyaa? Oru Veelai Ennaip Parri Irukkumo? – Aanant Yositthaan. Oru Kanam, Viral Poddukkondiruntha Pushpaavin Kaalkalukku Naduvee Thaan Oornthupovathu Polavum, Avalathu Pulaikkullee Thanathu Poolais Soruki Avalai Viduviduvenru Oppathu Polavum Karpanai Seythavan, Thaaniruntha Idam, Soolal Anaitthaiyum Maranthapadi, Thanathu Eluchiyait Thadavikkollatthodanginaan.

“thookkam Poyiduchaa Aanant?” Chitthi Kisukisuppaakak Keeddaal.

“m-m-mm-mm!” Aanant Thinarinaan. Porvaiyaal Thanakku Eerpaddiruntha Eluchiyai Maraikka Murpaddaan.

“pushpaa Thoongiyiruppaa…paat-room Porathunnaa Poyiddu Vaayeen!”

“paat-roomaa? Enakku Varalee!”

“appuram Een Porvaikkullee Ennennamo Panniddirukkee?” Chitthiyin Kuralil Oru Melliya Keeli Iruppathai Unarnthavanukku Koocham Pidungitthinrathu. Ivvalavu Elithaaka Maaddikkolvom Enru Avan Enniyirukkavillaiyee.

“onnumillaiyee Chitthi…” Avan Thadumaarinaan.

“appuram Thookkam Varaama Kashdappaduveedaa!” Chitthi Akkaraiyodu Kooruvathu Polirunthathu. Antha Araiyiruddil Aval Purandu Kondapothu, Avalathu Mukatthil Oru Melliya Punnakai Arumpiyiruppathai Avanaal Kandukolla Mudinthathu.

“thoongiduveen..thoongiddeen Chitthi!” Aanant Ularinaan.

“eppo? Naalaikkuk Kaalaiyileeyaa?” Chitthi Siritthaal. Antha Araiyiruddilum Chitthiyin Kankal Thanathu Koodaaratthaiyee Verippathaik Kanda Aanant, Itharku Peesaamal Paat-room Senru Kaiyaditthu Viddu Vanthu Paduppathee Meel Enru Purinthu Kondavanaaka, Padukkaiyilirunthu Ela Muyanraan.

“iru!” Enru Kisukisutthaal Chitthi.

“Chitthi…?”

“aarampicha Kaariyatthai Mudi. Ingeeyee…!”

“athukkillee…enakku Paat-room….”

ranjithaa Aananthin Oru Kaiyai Thanathu Irandu Kaikalaalum Piditthaal. Chitthi Thannidam Ethaiyo Solla Virumpukiraal Enru Aanant Purinthu Kondaan.

“ethukku Paat-room? Een Inthak Koocham?”

“Chitthi!” Aananthukku Koochatthileeyee Iranthuviduvomo Enra Payam Eerpaddathu.

“nee Onnum Chinnappaiyanillee! Kalyaanamaana En Marumakalukku Irukkira Athee Unarchikal Kalyaanamaakaatha Unakku Irukkaathaa? En Vayasukkaari Kiddee Een Olivu Maraivellaam…?”

“appadiyellaam Onnumillee Chitthi!” Aananthukku Chitthi Enna Solla Varukiraal Enpathaip Purinthu Kollavee Kulappamaaka Irunthathu.

“adikkoru Thadavai Thookkatthilee Irunthu Mulichiddu Paat-roomukkup Porathu….”

“saari Chitthi! Inimee Panna Maaddeen!”

“naan Appadiyaa Sonneen? Ethuvaa Irunthaalum Ingeeyee, Inthak Kaddilileeyee Pannunnu Sonneen.” Chitthi Sonnathaik Keeddu Aanant Urainthaan. “unakku Ippo Unnoda Vilaiyaadanumaa, Vilaiyaadu! Chitthi Onnum Solla Maaddeen.”

“Chitthi! Eppadi…naan..vanthu…!”

“nee Enna Veennaa Ninaichikka! Unga Chitthappavoda Ennoda Unarchikalum Setthudalee! Enakkum Appappo Ithu Maathiri Thonum. Athukkaaka Ovvoru Vaaddiyum Paat-roomukkellaam Poyiddirukka Maaddeen. Ippo Kooda Enakku Veenumpolirukku! Ippavum Paat-roomukkup Pokapporathillai!”

“aanaa Chitthi Athu Vanthu….” Aananthukku Chitthi Sollas Solla Aarvam Eerpaddapothilum, Veendumenree Avalathu Vaayaik Kilarinaan.

“thappillee!” Enru Idaimaritthaal Chitthi. “ithellaam Iyarkaithaanee? Yaaru Pannaama Irukkaanga? Intha Naalu Suvatthukkullee Naama Enna Panninaa Yaarukkenna?”

“neenga Solrathum Sarinnu Thaan Thonuthu…!”

“appo Namakkullee Oru Akreemend! Nee Anthap Pakkam Thirumpikka; Naan Inthap Pakkam Thirumpikkareen. Unakku Veenungirathai Nee Pannu; Enakku Veenungirathai Naan Pannikkireen.”

avanidamirunthu Maruppai Ethirpaaraathaval Pola, Chitthi Thiruppippadutthukkondaal. Aanant Mindum Athirnthaan. Enna Ithu, Oree Kaddilil Thaanum Chitthiyum Suya Inpam Peruvathaa? Keedkavee Virasamaaka, Aanaal, Padusuvaarasiyamaaka Irukkirathee?

“enna, Rediyaa?” Chitthi Vinavinaal.

“Ummm!”

“aanaa Onnu! Oruttharai Innorutthar Thirumpi Maddum Paarkkakkoodaathu. Un Veelai Unakku; En Veelai Enakku. Appuram, Innikkut Thaan Puthu Pedsheed Poddirukkireen. Naasamaakaamap Paartthukka!”

aanant Oru Kanam Adutthu Enna Seyvathu Enru Puriyaamal Moddaiyee Veritthapadi Padutthirunthaan. Chitthi Kaddilil Innum Savukariyamaakap Paduppathaik Kavanitthaan. Avalathu Udal Kurikkolinri Empi Empit Thaalnthathu. Avalathu Pudavai,peddikkod Suruddappaddu, Avalathu Iduppukku Meel Eerrappaduvathai Aanant Orakkannaal Kandukondaan. Sarree Paraparappudan Avan Thanathu Permoodaavai Irakkividdu, Thanathu Sunniyaip Piditthukkondu Thadavat Thodanginaan. Itharkul Chitthiyin Kaikal Sarree Veekamuruvathai Avanaal Kaana Mudinthathu.

nadanthu Kondiruppavarrai Nampa Mudiyaamal, Aanant Thanathu Sunniyai Muddiyil Irukkikkondu Methuvaaka Varudatthodanginaan. Oree Kaddilil Thaanum Chitthiyum Suya Inpam Perrukkondirukkirom Enpathai Avan Unarnthu Kondaan. Antha Apoorvamaana Nikalchiyalittha Kilarchiyileeyee Avanathu Sunni Apaaramaaka Viraitthathu. Thodarnthu Oru Sila Kulukkalkalileeyee Thanathu Sunni Peeriddu Vidum Enkira Apaayam Iruppathaiyum Avan Unarnthu Thaanirunthaan. Aanaal, Chitthiyo Nodikku Nodi Thanathu Veekatthai Athikaritthukkondirunthaal.

“deey, Nollaikkan Podaathee!” Enru Chitthi Munakiyapadiyee Kisukisutthaal.

“il..illee Chitthi!”

“nalla Paiyan,” Enru Chitthi Thodarnthaal. “Chitthi Thannait Thaanee Santhoshappadutthikkirathai Nee Paarkkak Koodaathu. Sariyaa?”

Chitthiyin Intha Vaartthaiyaik Keeddathumee, Aananthukku Sunni Veditthu Vidumpolirunthathu. Avalai Neeradiyaakap Paarkkaatha Pothilum, Avalathu Udal Kaddililirunthu Elumpi Elumpit Thaalvathai Avanaal Kavanikkaamal Irukka Mudiyavillai. Sarree Thunichalai Varavalaitthapadiyee Aanant Avalidam Peechuk Kodutthaan.

“nallaayirukkaa Chitthi?”

oru Sila Kanangal Mavunamaakak Kaliya, Piraku Kisukisuppaaka Chitthi Pathilalitthaal. “m-mm-mmm-m!”

“o!”

“thirumpavum Solreen. Chitthiyaip Paarkkaathee! Naan Rompa Mosamaana Veelaiyaip Panniddirukkeen.”

aanant Than Sunniyai Irukappiditthukkondee Munumunutthaan. “naanum Thaan Chitthi!”

“oh, Enna…enna Pannuree? Kulukkiddu Irukkiyaa?”

“aa…maam Chitthi!”

itharkul Kilarchiyin Aduttha Kaddatthai Adainthiruntha Ranjithaa, Udalai Munnokki Valaitthu Munakinaal. Avalathu Virinthiruntha Thodaikalukku Naduvee Avalathu Viralkal Surusuruppaaka Iyangikkondirunthathai Aanant Kavanitthaan. Avalathu Munakalkalin Satthangalum Uratthu Viddirunthana.

“sattham Rompak Keedkuthu Chitthi!” Aanant Kisukisutthaan.

“m! Theriyuthu! Chitthi Rompavee Iramaayiddeen Aanant!”

“keedkavee Sukamaayirukku Chitthi!”

“enakkum Unnoda Sattham Keedkuthu! Innum Rompa Slovaat Thaan Panniddirukkiyo?”

“aamaam Chitthi!”

“kannai Moodikkoyeen! Chitthi Pilavus, Braa Rendaiyum Aviltthiddeen.”

aananthin Sunni Ippothu Palukkakkaaychiya Irumputthundam****kothitthukkondirunthathu.

“Chitthi, Ungaloda Maarai Neengalee Amukkiddirukkingalaa?”

“aamaa…aanaa Nee Paarkkak Koodaathu!”

“een Chitthi? Unga Kaampai Neengalee Killiddirukkingalaa?”

“aa…aamaam…”

“enakku Oru Thadavai Kaamiyunga Chitthi! Unga Kaampu Eppadiyirukkunnu Naan Paarkkanum.”

“oohum!” Enrapadiyee Ranjithaa Oru Kaiyaal Aananthin Kankalai Moodinaal. “Chitthiyoda Maarai Paarkkak Koodaathu. Peesaama Un Veelaiyai Nee Kavani! Rendu Peerum Seernthu Panni Mudikkanum.sariyaa?”

“enakku Ippavee Varuthu Chitthi!”

“o! Rediyaaruchaa? Peechiyadikkappovuthaa?”

“aamaa Chitthi!” Enru Kooriyapadi, Avalathu Mulaikalaip Paarkkira Aatthiratthil Avalathu Kaikalilirunthu Thanathu Mukatthai Viduvikka Aanant Muyanraan; Mudiyavillai.

“enakkum Thaan…,” Chitthi Moochiraikka Iraikkap Peesinaal. “itho…itho…vanthi…ruchi……….uvvv!”

aananthin Kai Ippothu Veritthanamaaka Avanathu Sunniyaik Kulukkatthodangiyathu. Aduttha Oru Sila Nodikalileeyee, Avanathu Sunni Peeriddup Peechiyadittha Avanathu Vinthu Avanathu Vayiru Marrum Maarpin Mithu Vilunthathu. Aduttha Sila Nodikalukku Ranjithaavum Aananthum Perumoochu Vidum Osai Thavira, Antha Araiyil Veeru Entha Osaiyum Keedkavillai.

suya Inpam Peruvathil Ivvalavu Suvaarasiyatthai Aanant Anupavitthathu Athuvee Muthal Thadavai. Oru Mulu Paddil Viskiyai Ethuvumee Kalakkaamal Kuditthathu Pola Avanukkut Thalai Kirukiruvenru Sulalvathu Polirunthathu. Avanathu Kankalaip Potthikkondiruntha Chitthiyin Kai, Methuvaaka Nakarnthavaaru Avanathu Thalaimayiraik Kothi Viddathu.

piraku, “seekkiramaa Kalyaanam Pannikkodaa Aanant!” Enru Munumunutthu Viddu, Thanathu Braa, Pilavus Kokkikalai Maaddikkondu, Avanukku Muthukaik Kaaddikkondu Thirumpip Padutthukkondaal.

aanant Kulappatthodu Padutthirunthaan. Kannimaikkum Neeratthukkul Ennennamo Nadanthu Mudinthu Viddaarpolirunthathu. Chitthiyin Intha Thideer Nadatthai Maarratthukku Enna Kaaranam Irukka Mudiyum? Avalathu Theerkkappadaatha Veedkai Maddum Thaanaa? Aval Thannodu Vilaiyaadikkondirunthapothu, Innum Avalai Varpurutthip Paniya Vaitthu Avalathu Mulaikalait Thaan Paartthu RaChitthirukkalaamo?

urakkam Murrilum Poyvidda Nilaiyil, Aanant Araiyiruddil Palapalatthukkondiruntha Chitthiyin Muthukaiyee Veritthukkondirunthaan.

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