Manohar lives in village Karaikudi (Kamalai) with dad and younger brother. Dad is not consistently employed. His younger brother is in 8th grade. His elder sister is married and with her little savings, she tries to help her brothers with their school fees. His elder brother lives separately and doesn’t support the family. He was fortunate to get some funding that helped him to secure his engineering seat in Anna University. He stays at the hostel, Since he did his schooling in Tamil medium, he has a hard time understanding English. He uses his prize money from the school for his transportation expenses.
His career goal is to work as a software Engineering or work with a banker.