once upon a time, there was a bihari boy called madhav. he fell in love with girl called riya. madhav didn't speak english well. riya did. madhav wanted a relationship. riya didn't. riya just wanted friendship. madhav didn't. riya suggested a compromise. she agreed to be his half-girlfriend. from the author of the blockbuster novels five point someone, one night @ the call center, the 3 mistakes of my life, 2 states and revolution 2020 comes a simple and beautiful love story that will touch your heart and inspire you to chase your dreams.
chetan bhagat ; born 22 april 1974) is an indian author, columnist, screenwriter and speaker. bhagat is the author of bestselling novels, and five point someone (2004), one night @ the call center (2005), the 3 mistakes of my life (2008), 2 states (2009), revolution 2020 (2011), what young india wants (2012) and half girlfriend (2014). all the books have remained bestsellers since their release and four have inspired bollywood films (including the hit films 3 idiots, kai po che! and 2 states). in 2008, the new york times cited bhagat as "the biggest selling english language novelist in india’s history". time magazine named him as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.