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What's a #half-girlfriend, #half-boyfriend?

Last updated on: August 07, 2014 18:00 IST

What's a #half-girlfriend, #half-boyfriend?


Chetan Bhagat's forthcoming novel Half Girlfriend has created the expected buzz on social media.

The title of the book, no doubt, is catchy. But what on earth is a Half Girlfriend?

The teaser Bhagat released reads...

Once upon a time there was a Bihari boy called Madhav.
He fell in love with a girl called Riya.
Madhav didn't speak English well. Riya did.
Madhav wanted a relaionship. Riya didn't.
Riya wanted just friendship. Madhav didn't.
Riya sugegsted a compromise.
She agreed to be his half-girlfriend.

Dear readers, have you experienced such a situation?

Did you have a half-girlfriend/half-boyfriend?

Were you ever a half-girlfriend/half-boyfriend?

Do share your experiences.

Please mail your responses to (Subject line: half-girlfriend, half-boyfriend) and we will publish the best ones on

Image: A still from Raanjhanaa

Tags: Madhav , com , Riya