Emma Watson: News

Born on April 15, 1990, English actress, model and activist Emma Watson is best known for her appearance as Hermoine Granger in the ‘Harry Potter’ film series (2001-2011), which is an adaptation of author JK Rowling’s best-selling novel series of the same name. She made her acting debut with the movie ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ (1999), alongside actors Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint. As of 2021, Watson has appeared in over 20 Hollywood movies. Some of her other commercially successful and critically lauded movies include ‘The Tale of Despereaux’ (2008), ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’ (2012), ‘Beauty and the Beast’ (2017), and ‘Little Women’ (2019). She is an alumnus of Brown University. She began her modeling career in 2005 with the ‘Teen Vogue’ magazine. As of 2021, she has modeled for several fashion brands including Burberry, Lancome, and Elie Saab. In 2020, she was appointed as the youngest board member of Kering, which owns fashion brands such as Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent. She identifies herself as a feminist and on many occasions has been vocal about social issues. In 2014, she was appointed as a UN Women Goodwill ambassador. She has been ranked as one of the highest-paid actresses by Forbes and Vanity Fair. In 2015, she was named as one of the 100 most influential people by Time magazine. She is the recipient of eight Teen Choice Awards and three MTV Movie Awards.

01 May 2024

Daniel Radcliffe

'Really sad': Daniel Radcliffe expresses disappointment over Rowling's transgender views

Daniel Radcliffe, renowned for his portrayal of Harry Potter, has publicly expressed disappointment over the series' author, JK Rowling's views on transgender issues.

11 Apr 2024

JK Rowling

Trans-identity paper: Rowling thinks Daniel, Emma should 'save their apologies'

The ongoing disagreement between Harry Potter author JK Rowling and transgender rights advocates has taken a new turn.

05 Jan 2024


'Game of Thrones,' 'Harry Potter': Fantasy titles featuring ensemble cast

Be it on the big screen or on television, the magic often lies in the synergy of an ensemble cast.

05 Jan 2024


'Steel Magnolias' to 'Ocean's Eight': Hollywood movies with female ensemble

There has been a slow but significant evolution underway as the spotlight increasingly turns toward narratives driven by formidable female ensembles.

04 Dec 2023


5 Hollywood live-action movies, shows with perfect casting 

As our favorite comics, cartoons, and fairytales are brought to life on the screen through live-action movies and shows, the perfect cast can elevate the storyline from good to unforgettable.

10 Oct 2023


Angelina Jolie to Emma Watson: Hollywood celebrities who are activists

Beyond their roles on the silver screen, many Hollywood celebrities have used their fame as a platform for social and political activism. These celebrities leverage their voices to champion causes close to their hearts.

24 Aug 2023

Happy Birthday

Happy birthday Rupert Grint: Recalling actor's unforgettable Ron Weasley dialogues

As part of the Golden Trio, Rupert Grint's portrayal of Ron Weasley has left an indelible mark on audiences—thanks to his quips, coupled with endearing charm.

12 May 2023

Walt Disney

How Disney's live-action remakes keep crossing $1B mark despite criticism

The premiere of Disney's live-action remake of The Little Mermaid was held on Monday in Los Angeles.

15 Apr 2023


Happy birthday, Emma Watson: Notable roles other than Hermione Granger

The brightest witch of our age has turned 33!

20 Jun 2022


What Emma Watson eats and does to stay fit

English actress and activist Emma Watson is one of the most successful actors in Hollywood today.

26 Feb 2021


Is Emma Watson retiring from acting? Her manager dismisses reports

A piece of news related to Emma Watson, the actress who shot to instant fame by playing Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter franchise, distressed her fans recently.

11 Jun 2020

Daniel Radcliffe

After Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson condemns JK Rowling's 'anti-trans' tweets

After Harry Potter author JK Rowling's "anti-trans" tweets surfaced, many celebrities including Daniel Radcliffe, who played the titular hero in the blockbuster movie franchise, have come out to openly criticize her.

15 Jun 2019

Deepika Padukone

Magazine names Deepika Padukone 'the most gorgeous woman in world'

Deepika Padukone is one of the most sought-after actresses in tinsel town, who nails every character given to her.

04 May 2018


Actress Emma Watson tweets support for Kathua victim's lawyer

'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson today came out in support of Kathua rape victim's lawyer Deepika Singh Rajawat.

20 Feb 2018


Emma Watson aids sexual harassment victims, donates a million pounds

Standing up for a noble cause, Emma Watson has donated a million pounds to support the victims of sexual abuse. The donation by the actress was made under a fund called 'Go Fund Me' which aims to make the lives of such victims better.

23 Mar 2017

South Korea

India's first silent short on LGBT rejected at Washington Festival

Sisak, India's first silent short film on an LGBT couple, was rejected by Washington West Film Festival. Though organizers have denied its theme as a reason, they allegedly mentioned Washington's "volatile" environment in an email to its director.

02 Mar 2017


'Beauty and the Beast' will introduce Disney's first gay character

The "tale as old as time" is getting one major update.