Into the minds of those who make Chennai

S. Ganeshmoorthi, 40

Grocery shop owner

Your most prized possession?

Right now, it’s my new car.

A wish you would like to be granted?

My wife should live a long and happy life.

Biggest fear?

My responsibilities — there’s too much to do.

What does happiness mean to you?

My wife.

If you could what would you undo?

My parents’ death.

I could have achieved a lot more in life if they had been around longer.

Madhumitha Ramachandran, 25

HR Executive

Your most prized possession?

A collection of my old school notebooks.

A wish you would like to be granted?

It would be a no-limit shopping spree.

Biggest fear?

Not being able to fulfil my wanderlust.

What does happiness mean to you?

Everything — right from a spoon of Nutella to a good day of retail therapy.

If you could what would you undo?

My decision to not pursue music.

Ashis Chatterjee, 45

Sr. Project Manager, Larsen & Toubro Limited, Construction Division

Your most prized possession?

My voice and my tabla.

A wish you would like to be granted?

To become a great music director.

Biggest fear?

Death, it’s inevitable I know.

What does happiness mean to you?

When someone appreciates my music skills.

If you could what would you undo?

A few mistakes committed during my childhood…I am still repenting for those.

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