Sharaddha kapoor is back to what she does best a romance in the rain in the first poster of half Girlfriend she is seen frolicking in the rain with fellow actor Arjun Kapoor. The film is an adaptation of a book by the same name by author Chetan Bhagat and is directed by Mohit Suri
So what is Half Girlfriend about? If the book is the basis than Madhav Jha, Arjun Kapoor’s character in the film is a non-English speaking prince from Bihar. Riya Somani, a basketball playing girl hip and hep Delhi University college student. The two meet on a college campus in Delhi University and a half and half romance blossoms between the two.
Shraddha’s look and attitude looks quite like Kajol’s character Anjali in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. That apart Shraddha’s character is edgy unlike Kajol whose only reason for playing basketball, was to beat her best friend, Shraddha in Half girlfriend is much more spunk and c.
Director Mohit Suri, who is working with Shraddha for the third time after Aashiqui 2 (2013) and Ek Villain (2014), is all praise of the actor for the actor It’s not been an easy task to train Shraddha to become a basketball player in fact international NBA tram coaches were roped in as Mohit Suri put it, "International coach Natalia Andre and her team were always present on set to help her. Shraddha would train for hours on end every day for over a month, it was important for her to get the basics right. She is a quick learner and also receptive to feedback.
So is this a cut copy paste from the book of the same name by Chetan Bhagat. Director Mohit Suri says no the back story of Riya Shraddha Kapoor’s character in the film has been changed and it now does not relate to sexual abuse . He further emphasizes that this is more love story with a social twist than dark tale.
Besides Half Girlfriend, Arjun Kapoor, wil be seen in Mubarakan, co-starring Ileana D' Cruz and uncle and actor Anil Kapoor and Shraddha too has a full up year in 2017 she is part of the big biopic on Dawood Ibrahim’s sister Haseena Parker, titled Haseena: The Queen Of Mumbai.
Half Girlfriend went on floors in March 2016. The film has been mostly shot in New York City, Cape Town, and Delhi. The film is scheduled to release on May 19.