Girija, a motherless child, was handed over to Shishu Guha in Vizag by her grandfather a few months after her father absconded.
Tejashree is a Kondakarla village child. She is a semi-orphan whose father was convicted in the murder of her mother.
Basheera is a semi-orphan from a nearby village and is related to Icha’s cook, Amina. Suffering from mental retardation and not having anyone to take care of her she was adopted by Icha.
Alka was found by the police on the railway tracks of Vizag. She was adopted from the Woman and Child Welfare Centre by a family, only to be returned when they realized she was hopelessly spastic.