Vetrivel's parents are separated; his mother is educated till high school and is currently working as an agricultural labourer. Vetrivel travels 3 to 5 kms to school by cycle and has excellent attendance. He has a younger sibling who is pursuing her school education. They stay in their grandparents residence.
Indhumathi lost her father under tragic circumstances. Her mother undertakes tailoring work at home and rears cow for a living. She has received high school education. Indhumathi cycles 3-5 kms to school. She has a younger sibling in school. She has good grades and aspires to take up a career in the civil services.