Samaraimha Reddy â€“ Mettu comes from a very poor, Catholic family. In his free time, he enjoys reading, drawing and playing cricket. He is eager to learn and takes great interest in studying. Samarasimhaâ€™s father, Gopal, works as a farm laborer. His mother, Revanthi, is a housewife, as many poor women are in the village due to the lack of jobs. They are raising two children, of which Samarasimha is the younger and Sandhyarani, his sister, is the elder.