Articles about Emma Watson

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.

'World Environment Day': Eco-warrior celebrities who are making a difference

05 Jun 2021

Entertainment
'World Environment Day': Eco-warrior celebrities who are making a difference

At a time when global warming and climate change are on the rise, it's the need of the hour to care for Mother Nature.

Is Emma Watson retiring from acting? Her manager dismisses reports

26 Feb 2021

Entertainment
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.

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

11 Jun 2020

Entertainment
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.

Seven eminent Hollywood actors who are also highly educated

08 Aug 2019

Entertainment
Seven eminent Hollywood actors who are also highly educated

The entertainment industry demands you to start young, so that you become a star by the time you reach your late 20s.

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

15 Jun 2019

Entertainment
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.

US 'sex slave' guru goes on trial: Details here

08 May 2019

World
US 'sex slave' guru goes on trial: Details here

The trial of Keith Raniere, the leader of a suspected sex cult NXIVM (pronounced Nexium), began in New York on Tuesday.

Actress Emma Watson tweets support for Kathua victim's lawyer

04 May 2018

Entertainment
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.

Emma Watson aids sexual harassment victims, donates a million pounds

20 Feb 2018

Entertainment
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.

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

23 Mar 2017

Entertainment
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.

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

02 Mar 2017

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

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