A. Arunachalam, 31

Choreographer

What is your most prized possession?

I am an easy going person and am not possessive about any thing in life. I believe time can change anything and everything, so why feel possessive.

If you were granted a wish what would it be?

I wish I could prevent accidents from happening. To lose your loved ones unexpectedly in an accident is most painful.

Your biggest fear?

Whether we will get food to eat in future. With the depletion in forest cover and agricultural land, how we will live?

What does happiness mean to you?

When we gain something after a long period of suffering and pain is happiness.

If you could what would you undo?

I wish I could go back to my mother’s lap as a child and hear all those bedtime stories again.

Sukanya Jagannathan, 56

Educationist

What is your most prized possession?

My prized possession are my memories of the beautiful time that I have spent with my parents and family.

If you were granted a wish what would it be?

I would wish that people are filled with only love and affection. They should be rid of ego, jealousy, self-centredness.

Your biggest fear?

The future of our children. The youngsters are taking to drugs and alcohol, suicide and divorce rates in this segment of the population has also gone up, it worries me.

What does happiness mean to you?

If I am kind to others, able to help others, it makes my life more meaningful and from that comes happiness.

If you could what would you undo?

If I could, I will undo the western influence on our youths and take them back to our well cherished Indian culture.

Anandh.B, 44

Businessman

What is your most prized possession?

My work and the chain of bakery units that I have started.

If you were granted a wish what would it be?

If I were granted a wish I would like to wipe out cruelty from the hearts and minds of the people

Your biggest fear?

Inefficient politicians getting re-elected. The wrong kind of people coming to power.

What does happiness mean to you?

Happiness to me comes from keeping good health being content with what I have.

If you could what would you undo?

I would like to bring back all our dried and encroached water bodies back to life.

D. Immanuel Devavaram, 37

Restaurateur

What is your most prized possession?

My family is my most prized possession. They are God given.

If you were granted a wish what would it be?

To branch out my business in different countries across the world, in food and service industry

Your biggest fear?

I believe in God, I believe every thing happens for good... So I don't fear

What does happiness mean to you?

Spending quality time with family and friends. It brings lot of happiness to me.

If you could what would you undo?

One event that’s really personal.

Vignesh Venugopal, 24

College student

What is your most prized possession?

Memories given to me by everyone including my friends and family and by some that I've met rarely.

If you were granted a wish what would it be?

I would wish that my wallet should never run dry. Money is important to me.

Your biggest fear?

My biggest fear in life is trusting and falling for someone.

What does happiness mean to you?

Anything done without expectation is true happiness.

If you could what would you undo?

I would have changed my choice of career. I would have taken up medical science and been a doctor.