One line Review: The story of a boy and his intensive love for a girl who chooses to be his half girlfriend.
Positive Points: The movie is likable in parts; the light moments are appreciable.
Negative Points: Despite the length has been managed well, the story has a slow pace. Some utterly illogical sequences may put you off.
Madhav Jha (Arjun Kapoor) is a Bihari lad falls for his college mate Riya Somani (Shraddha Kapoor) who is an elite Delhite. They become friends over Basket Ball and start hanging out. Madhav's attraction now ... full Plot
It's difficult to decipher what director Suri is striving to say through this stale, pale and half baked AASHIQUI (read love story) which is actually an adaptation of Chetan Bhagat's book. First of all, how come an average book like HALF GIRLFRIEND can translate into a good Bollywood love story is a mystery. It seems as the writer - Chetan Bhagat who is in a wrong notion that he is the writer of the 'common' man, Mohit Suri also believes that he can make something out of this aadhi adhuri dastaan (incomplete, half-baked story).More »
Must feel good for writer-turned-producer Chetan Bhagat being lucky enough to get his characters transformed onto the reel. But at the same time it also must feel terrible for the filmmakers who choose to make films based on his novels (Rajkumar Hirani being an exception, who adapted 'Five Point Someone' into '3 Idiots'). Director Mohit Suri, who is specialised in making sob tales aka disasters, dares to adapt the author's melodramatic novel 'Half Girlfriend,' in his latest offering.More »
Given that the film is called Half Girlfriend, from Chetan Bhagat's book of the same name, one would be tempted to write half-reviews of it. But lesser mortals like us need to make do with the entire movie, more than two-hours of mind-numbing torture, and then get out of the theatre to write full reviews of half-films. First things first, Half Girlfriend - Dost Se Zyada Girlfriend Se Kam (that's the full name of the film, yes) the movie does not begin in 'writer Chetan Bhagat's room'.More »