London : British author Joanne Kathleen Rowling, the author of the “Harry Potter” series, has revealed previously undisclosed background details of the saga’s characters on her website, Pottermore, media reported, according to IANS/EFE.

 Some pieces provide additional information about the Azkaban prison and the murky origins of Dolores Umbridge, the treacherous Ministry of Magic official portrayed on screen by Imelda Staunton, the Daily Telegraph reported.

According to Rowling, the character of Umbridge, who was also a teacher at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for a period is based upon a real person. She said that Umbridge was a character for whom she felt “the purest dislike”.

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