Based on Chetan Bhagat’s novel by the same name, Half Girlfriend depicts the story of a Bihari boy Madhav Jha and Delhi’s girl Riya Somani. They both got admission through sports kota in a prestigious college of Delhi University. Madhav, a not-so-fluent English speaker falls in love with this high profile girl Riya when he sees her playing basketball for the admission trial. He tries to be friend with her and wanted to make her his girlfriend. On the other hand, Riya accepts his friendship but doesn’t want to get committed. Meanwhile she says that ‘I can’t be your Girlfriend but I can be your Half Girlfriend’.
Madhav, who also belongs to a royal family of Simrao, Bihar move to his hometown to develop a school which is run by her mother whereas Riya always dreamt of singing in the night clubs of New York. So different in standard of living, linguistic character and dreams, the story further with the pain of a lover, his struggle to find his lost love and so many ups and downs of life.
Directed by Mohit Suri, the film has very beautiful love tracks and one more thing which I can’t afford to miss is the role of Vikrant Massey who is playing Arjun’s friend. He has done a brilliant job and fits best in his character apart from Arjun and Shraddha.