Directed by Mohit Suri, HALF GIRLFRIEND is a story Bihari guy who is ‘Non-English-type’ Madhav Jha and his quest to win over his love Riya Somani, who refuses to be his girlfriend though she won’t mind being his half girlfriend!
The world of Madhav and Riya is class apart and perhaps that’s the reason why Riya is not interested in Madhav. For Riya, Madhav is more than a friend but a lot less than a boyfriend.
Now this new funda of what is ‘half girlfriend’ though puzzles Madhav but irrespective of that fact he keeps on pursuing Riya who is just out of his league.
The story line travels from Bihar, New Delhi to New York as Madhav gives up everything in order to convince Riya that he is in love with her and will do anything for her.
Arjun Kapoor fails to get his Bihari accent right, while Shraddha is looking splendid throughout the trailer. The only novel point about this film is its title ‘HALF GIRLFRIEND’ and the thought process behind it. Is the title about Riya having commitment issues? If yes then by coining a new term for these old phenomena the makers are apparently trying to sell old wine in new bottle.
Let’s wait for the film’s release and you never know it might prove us wrong as well. HALF GIRLFRIEND will hit the silver screens on May 19.