“Half Girlfriend” is an upcoming Indian romantic drama movie starring Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor. The movie is directed by Mohit Suri and produced by Ekta Kapoor and Bhagat. “Half Girlfriend” will be debut film for Bhagat as a producer. The movie will go on floors on October 7, 2016.
Produced by: Mohit Suri, Chetan Bhagat, Ekta Kapoor, Shobha Kapoor
Written by: Tushar Hiranandani
Based on: Half Girlfriend by Chetan Bhagat
Music by: Mithoon, Ankit Tiwari, Amaal Mallik, Ami Mishra, Rishi Rich
Cinematography: Vishnu Rao
Production company: Balaji Motion Pictures
Release dates: April 28, 2017 (India)
Half Girlfriend Movie Story/Plot Wiki
“Half Girlfriend” is based on Chetan Bhagat’s novel “Half Girlfriend“. It is the story of a lower class boy from Bihar who falls in love with a Delhi girl from upper class. The story begins when a boy named Madhav Jha seeks admission in an English medium collage St. Stephens but his poor English skills hinder him. Still he manages to get into the A category collage on sports quota as Madhav is a good basket ball player. There is another girl named Riya Somani who belongs to a rich family from Delhi, she also gets admission in the same collage and coincidentally on quota basis as she too is an exceptional basket ball player. Because of their association with the same sport, Madhav and Riya start meeting frequently and become good friends.
Madhav eventually falls in love with Riya and express his feelings to Riya but she turns down the proposal and leaves him. A year later, Riya gets married and moves to London. Madhav disappointingly returns to his hometown and help his mother run their school which is in dire need of financial support. After the refusal of local MLA to release funds, Madhav comes to know of Bill Gates visit to local schools. Seeing another opportunity to get financial help for school, Madhav prepares an English speech to convince Bill Gates but fails. Meanwhile he encounters divorced Riya who then helps him to prepare English speech. They manage to raise funds and in the end, Madhav and Riya get married. Arjun Kapoor will play the role of Madhav while Shraddha will appear as Riya.