The much-awaited release date of Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor starrer upcoming novel based film Half Girlfriend has been announced by the makers. it will hit the silver screens on 19th May 2017.
Half Girlfriend is originally a novel written by popular novelist and writer Chetan Bhagat. This Novel, that was released in 2014 is one of the top most sellable novels of the country. Now, it has been adopted as a Hindi film.
Directed by Aashiqui 2 (2013) famed Mohit Suri, Half Girlfriend features Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor. Arjun is playing the character of a rural boy Madhav Jha from a village in Buxar, Bihar. He is a brilliant basketball player and takes admission to St. Stephens College from sports quota.
He met there a beautiful girl Riya played by Shraddha, who also takes admission through sports quota. Both becomes close friends and Madhav gets to fall in love with Riya. The whole story revolves around their ups and downs in the relationship.
Produced by Ekta Kapoor led Balaji Films, earlier the film had to release on 28th April 2017 but to avoid the unwanted clash with Baahubali-The Conclusion, which will release on the same day, Ekta has moved the release date to almost to one month further.
Shraddha Kapoor is currently one of the most promising faces of the B-Town. Her last two films Baaghi (2016) and ABCD 2 (2015) were big hits and all the big banners are chasing her for their projects.
On the other hand, the stars of Arjun is not going too well as his last few films bombed at the box office, so he desperately required a big hit to revamp.