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  • JK Rowling calls out Donald Trump over typos, declares him ‘the Gratest Writer’

    London, Author JK Rowling took potshots at US President Donald Trump for making a grammatical error in a tweet while boasting about his writing ability. Trump in a tweet, hailed himself as “best selling” author. “After having written many best selling books, and somewhat priding myself on my ability to write, it should be noted that the Fake News constantly likes to pour over my tweets looking for a mistake.

  • JK Rowling’s reply to Kashmiri girl’s heartfelt essay will leave you stunned

    It would be an understatement to say Potter-heads adore JK Rowling. In the Harry Potter universe, Rowling has flagged herself as one of the core elements for the success of this fantasy franchise. She is known for her philanthropic initiatives and charitable deeds and this time she strikes it again in Kashmir.

  • JK Rowling starts work on ‘Fantastic Beasts 3’ film

    London: “Harry Potter” creator JK Rowling has revealed that she is currently writing the screenplay for the third film in the “Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them” series. The 52-year-old author took to her official blog to share the news.

  • Alan Rickman was ‘frustrated’ with Severus Snape

    Los Angeles,The personal letters of Alan Rickman have revealed that the late actor was “frustrated” by one of his most iconic roles, Severus Snape, the sneering teacher in the “Harry Potter” movies. The revelation was made in the letters that were released for an auction. The archive was a personal collection of papers and letters that span Rickman’s 40-year-long career as an actor, reported Deadline.

  • ‘Fantastic Beasts’: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ trailer released

    Los Angeles: The trailer to the sequel of “Fantastic Beasts” is a treat for “Harry Potter” fans. While actor Jude Law fills the shoes of the character of the Hogwarts school headmaster Albus Dumbledore, Eddie Redmayne returns as the charmingly clumsy Newt Scamander.

  • Andrew Lincoln wants to play a Jedi Knight

    “The Walking Dead” actor Andrew Lincoln says his dream role is to play a Jedi Knight in a “Star Wars” movie. The 44-year-old actor says he and his co-star Dave Morrissey, who played The Governor in seasons three and four of the zombie drama, were surprised they never got roles in “Harry Potter” as British men but they hope to be in “Star Wars” in the future.

  • ‘Taare Zameen Par’ fame Darsheel Safary chosen as face of ‘Harry Potter’ fest

    Mumbai: “Taare Zameen Par” actor Darsheel Safary has been roped in as the face of &pictures’s “The Harry Potter Film Series” festival. The magical adventure of the “Harry Potter” movies, based on author J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” novels, will be showcased as part of “The Harry Potter Film Series” in Hindi every Sunday on &pictures channel.

  • British actor Robert Hardy dies aged 91

    London: Actor Robert Hardy, a familiar face on British television who also played the minister of magic in the Harry Potter franchise, has died aged 91, his family announced on. “It is with great sadness that the family of Robert Hardy CBE on Thursday announced his death, following a tremendous life: a giant career in theatre, television and film spanning more than 70 years,” a statement from his children Emma, Justine and

  • Net, Potter, Bhagat changed the way how India read: Devdutt Pattanaik

    New Delhi: The publishing industry in India underwent a major change over a decade ago, thanks to the Internet, Harry Potter and Chetan Bhagat, says popular writer Devdutt Pattanaik. With over 30 books to his credit, Pattanaik recalls how around 2005-06, he was still a part-time writer when the game for writers changed. Trained in medicine studies, he worked in the pharmaceutical industry and wrote part-time, initially as a hobby which he had developed

  • Special ‘house’ editions to mark 20 years of Harry Potter

    New Delhi: It has been 20 years since boy wizard Harry Potter first entered the lives of us “muggles” (those without magical powers), with “The Philosopher’s Stone”. To mark the anniversary, publisher Bloomsbury India has come up with a special “house” edition.

  • Not a star moment for Tom Felton

    “Harry Potter” actor Tom Felton was singing and playing a guitar on the streets of Prague but no one recognised him. The actor took to Instagram to share the funny yet sweet video of his singing act. Despite being ignored by a lot of people, Felton, 29, did not take it personally and continued singing and even laughed at times as people walked past him. Felton has been busy filming his new movie Ophelia

  • Collin Farrell doesn’t consider himself an actor

    Hollywood star Colin Farrell said he doesn’t class himself as an actor and thinks he is a father who acts to pay bills. The 41-year-old star has recently starred in acclaimed films like The Lobster, Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled.

  • Harry Potter prequel stolen in burglary

    London : A Harry Potter prequel handwritten on a postcard by author J.K. Rowling has been stolen in a burglary in Birmingham, England, the media reported on Friday.

  • Ghostly Encounters

    Witchcraft, shamanism, and Séances. Clairvoyance, kundalini, and kabala.  Auguries and mediums, oracles and psychics. There is a peculiar spine-chilling thrill that attract us to them. Sometimes with a strong belief in these practices; often out of curiosity that is likely to transform itself into something irreversible. Sometimes for a peep into the future so we can exercise some control over our lives, at other times, with the hope of acquiring power over the forces

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