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Why there are no Iyer Bakeries

Note: This is a work of fiction and any resemblance to anyone living or dead is purely coincidental. If you are still hell bent on taking offence, no one can help you. Happy reading.

Cast of characters

1. Seshadri Iyengar - an ageing Iyengar with a penchant for cooking.
2. Vasu - Seshadri Iyengar's good for nothing son.
3. Mohini - Seshadri Iyengar's wife 
3. Mani Iyer - Seshadri Iyengar's once-upon-time bosom buddy. 
4. Kalyani - Mani Iyer's pretty daughter. 
5. Leelavathi - Mani Iyer's wife
6. Muttal - the local astrologer 

Old age and infirmity hadn't yet robbed Seshadri Iyengar of his independence, but his idiotic son Vasu Iyengar had robbed him of his peace of mind. Always claiming to be between jobs, Vasu was besotted by his neighbour's daughter, Kalyani. She was pretty, diminutive, and sang the raga Sindhu Bhairavi without missing a note. Named after her father's favourite raga, Kalyani, her idea of rebellion was to choose a different favourite raga and …