Half Girlfriend, which is based on Chetan Bhagat's book of the same name, is set to release on May 19.
Director: Mohit Suri
Editor: Devendra Murdeshwar
Casting Director: Mukesh Chhabra
Story & Background:
Half Girlfriend is the story of Madhav Jha (Arjun Kapoor), a Bihari boy who falls in love with Riya Somani (Shraddha Kapoor), a rich Delhi girl chasing her dreams. While Madhav wants a romantic relationship, Riya doesn't. She suggests a compromise and agrees to be his “Half Girlfriend”.
This film explores the in-between dost se zyada, girlfriend se kam status of today's relationships. It also highlights society's unhealthy obsession with the English language.
In an interview, director Mohit Suri revealed that working on an adaptation was a challenging experience for him. Given that it was a story people already knew, he dealt with the pressure of making sure he hadn't left out any of the essential details.
In the trailer (which was out three weeks ago), we see Arjun essay the role of a small-town boy perfectly, while Shraddha is seen at her sassiest best. If you haven't watched it yet, check it out here:
Stay tuned for the Half Girlfriend review on our blog!