Half Girlfriend: Chetan Bhagat
The novel Half Girlfriend authored by Chetan Bhagat was released on 1 October 2014. The novel delves into new and different dimensions of relationships in today’s world.
The novel is about a Bihari boy named Madhav who falls in love with the beautiful Riya, a rich girl from Delhi. There are some fundamental differences between the two.
Madhav’s English is not all that great, but Riya speaks the best English. Madhav wants Riya to be his girlfriend but Riya disagrees. She wants them to be just friends but he definitely wants more.
Riya finally comes up with a suggestion, a compromise where she agrees to become his half-girlfriend. Chetan Bhagat presents a simple and beautiful love story that will move you with all the nuances of a modern-day relationship. It also inspires you to realize your individual dreams.
About Chetan Bhagat
• Born in New Delhi in 1974, Chetan Bhagat pursued his studies from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmadabad.
• He is a famous contemporary Indian writer, speaker, columnist and novelist. However, before becoming a fulltime writer, Chetan worked as an investment banker for a few years.
• In 2008, the New York Times cited Chetan Bhagat as the biggest selling English language novelist in India’s history.
• Some of his other notable works are Five Point Someone, One Night at the Call Centre, 2 States, The 3 Mistakes of My Life and Revolution 2020.
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