Highlights of the issue: • Opening essay plus a take on what Onam has come to represent by N S Madhavan • Special Onam recipes by Mathew, Chef with the Taj Group. • Vidya Balan on what it means to be a top Bollywood star for a girl from Palakkad. • Satire by famous Malayalam commentator and writer Paul Zacharia • Article by Shibhulal, CEO Infosys, on the Malayalee’s entrepreneur spirit. • Opinion piece by Ajit Balakrishnan, adman and founder of Rediff, on how Malayalees have settled down and done well in all parts of the country. • Bollywood filmmaker Bejoy Nambiar (Shaitan) on hundreds of talented Malayalees in the entertainment industry.