Chetan Bhagat�۪s upcoming book, ��Half Girlfriend�۪, has been in the news for many reasons.�� Not only have his fans been excited to read the book but were also looking forward to details on which filmmaker would be directing the film adaptation of it.�� Bhagat has now announced that it is Mohit Suri who will be directing the film.
���Mohit and I have been in touch for many years.�� This is a super passionate love story.�� He read the manuscript and was so moved that he decided to partner with me and direct this film,� Bhagat told Times of India.
Suri also confirmed the news and went on to say why he accepted the offer.�� The filmmaker said, ���I liked it because of the simplicity and the identifiability with the story.�� The girl�۪s character is that of a musician in the film.�� It�۪s not a love story for perfect people, but it�۪s about how normal people fall in love and how we hurt people whom we love the most.�� The story is so simple and yet I found myself crying in two places.�
The director is currently busy with the Emraan Hashmi and Vidya Balan starrer, ��Humari Adhuri Kahani�۪.�� The shooting of ��Half Girlfriend�۪ is expected to begin sometime next year.
Though there has been no announcement regarding the cast as yet, there has been much speculation of Alia Bhatt being signed for the project.
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