English actor Emma Watson has shared an exclusive video with Hindustan Times, in which the 27-year-old actor, who will be seen in the upcoming adaptation of popular animated film, Beauty and the Beast, wishes her fans in India on the occasion of Holi. “Namaste India, wishing you a very Happy Holi! And don’t forget to see Beauty and the Beast, this March in cinemas near you,” she says in the video.
According to an insider, this was a way for the actor to connect to her Indian fans. “Emma is aware that she has a huge fan base in India. She wanted to reach out to them. She chose Holi as the occasion to connect with her fans, and thus made a special video wishing them,” the source said.
Emma, who became famous for playing the role of Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film franchise, will be playing the role of Belle in Beauty and the Beast. Belle is a princess who falls in love with her captor- The Beast. The film also stars Dan Stevens (Beast) and Luke Evans (Gaston), and will release in India on March 17.
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