Mumbai: Mohit Suri is set to direct the film adaptation of author Chetan Bhagat's upcoming novel "Half Girlfriend", which is about a Bihari boy falling in love with a girl from upper class society.
"Delighted to announce super talented Mohit Suri @mohit11481 (Aashiqui 2, Ek Villain) will direct the film based on my next book Half Girlfriend (sic)," Bhagat tweeted Sunday.
Chetan Bhagat and Mohit Suri
This will be Bhagat's sixth novel to be made into a film after "3 idiots" based on "Five Point Someone", "Hello" based on "One Night @ The Call Centre", "The Three Mistakes of My Life" as "Kai Po Che", "2 States" based on "2 States: The Story of My Marriage" and a yet-untitled upcoming film based on "Revolution 2020".
Suri is expected to start shooting for the film next year. He currently has "Humari Adhuri Kahani" and the remake of French film "Intouchables" in his kitty.
The cast and crew are yet to be finalised.
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