Looking into a row of tenement buildings, a gallery of working-class life in Delhi, a rich and a full world of intrigue and festering desires is unfolding. It is getting late, the evening rituals have begun.
Recently wed A-297 is delighted to discover a relatively unexplored, fertile playground for furtive games.
After being diagnosed with Type II diabetes, A-298 has become a badminton evangelist.
A-300 hates ceiling fans; they make his hair fly. His wife loves them on at full speed.
A-299 lives in a joint family and always feels unclean.
Morning and evening, A-302 practices Bikram yoga to enhance his virility, except he has no one to test it on.
A-303 is a section officer at the PWD, but his real interest in life is to measure and quantify it.
Every evening, bachelor A-305 returns home from work and watches family dramas till bedtime. He hopes that one day he will have one of his own- replete with siblings, sisters-in- law, retired colonel father, mother, wife, eccentric cousins and two precocious children.
Twenty years ago, A-306 was given a hobby electronics kit on Diwali. He has since grown into a wizard who can fix anything short of a nuclear reactor.