Talented writer Chetan Bhagat has been quite successful in penning engaging books and is one of the top authors in India. The youth have been well connected for the books which have even been transformed into films. Chetan Bhagat even stepped further and he had his hand for the screenplay and dialogues for his last book 2 States which has been made into a film.
Abhishek Varma directed the film and Arjun Kapoor, Alia Bhatt played the lead roles. The movie ended as one of the biggest hits of 2014 which has been jointly produced by Karan Johar and Sajid Nadiadwala. Now Chetan Bhagat is back with Half Girlfriend.
Mohit Suri has been brought up to direct the movie and he has been working on the script of the film along with Chetan Bhagat from some time. Sushanth Singh Rajput has been finalized to play the lead role in the movie but he walked out of the project as he could not allot the dates for the film.
Arjun Kapoor has been brought on to the board and he will play a Bhojpuri guy named Madhav in the film. He is currently busy preparing for the film in Bhojpuri accent. Shraddha Kapoor will play the female lead in the movie and the regular shoot of the movie will start from the first week of February. The movie will be shot exclusively in New York, London, Mumbai and Bihar.
The makers have revealed that the movie will hit the screens on October 7th this year. Ektha Kapoor and Shoba Kapoor will produce Half Girlfriend on Balaji Films banner which is said to be a romantic entertainer. Shraddha Kapoor is currently busy wrapping the shoot of Rock On 2 which features Farhan Akhtar in the lead role along with Arjun Rampal. The shoot of the film is currently happening in Shillong.