Arjun today released the first poster of his upcoming romantic comedy movie Half Girlfriend directed by Mohit Suri where Shraddha Kapoor is playing badass Basketball player Riya Somani. Arjun Kapoor is featured as male lead Madhav Jha in the film.
The film is based on 2014 novel Half Girlfriend written by Chetan Bhagat. The author recently shared the first look of Shraddha Kapoor on his twitter account where the actress is seen playing Basketball completely involved in the game with a cool and stylish hair-do.
Chetan Bhagat shared the following first look of Shraddha Kapoor on his twitter account.
Chetan Bhagat’s Book Half Girlfriend is the story between a Bihari young prince Madhav Jha and Delhi university girl Riya Somani.
Director Mohit Suri collaborating with actress Shraddha Kapoor for the third time after ‘Aashiqui 2’ and ‘Ek Villain. Talking about the film Mohit Suri said Shraddha Kapoor worked really hard and learnt Basketball with sincere and consistent efforts. She used to practise for hours together during the shoot. I was amazed at her dedication and work ethics, the director added. Special International Coach Natalia Andre and the team helped Shraddha learn the basics of the game so she can play it cool in the movie.
Arjun Kapoor posted a new picture where he is seen practising the game with his international coach.
Shobha Kapoor, Ekta Kapoor, Mohit Suri & Chetan Bhagat produced the movie together. Rishi Rich composed the music while Vishnu Rao provided cinematography. The film shooting started in March 2016 and is scheduled to release on 19 May 2017 under Balaji Motion Pictures.
Interestingly this marks the third film based on Chetan Bhagat novels and the third venture between Mohit Suri and Shraddha Kapoor.