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Harry Potter is the name of a series of fantasy novels by British writer J. K. Rowling; six of seven planned books have been published to date. They depict a society of witches and wizards, the main character being a young wizard named Harry Potter.

The Harry Potter books have attained a profile unparalleled by any other series of children's books, with worldwide sales exceeding 300 million copies. Harry Potter has been portrayed by Daniel Radcliffe in all the Harry Potter films to date. Daniel Jacob Radcliffe (born July 23, 1989), from Fulham, London, is an English actor.

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Colin Farrell has never read 'Harry Potter' books

    Updated On : Oct 24,2016   8:00 am
Los Angeles, Oct 24 (IANS) Actor Colin Farrell never read the "Harry Potter" books before starring in "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them". View More..

Bengal celebrates Mahanavami with community feasts

    Updated On : Oct 10,2016   8:34 pm
Kolkata, Oct 10 (IANS) Reflecting the festival spirit of sharing and bonding, people from all walks of life including celebrities relished community feasts at marquees and visited friends and relatives on Monday celebrating Mahanavami -- the fourth day of Durga Puja in West Bengal. View More..

Averting twilight of the gods and other chores of a Boston teenager (Book Review)

    Updated On : Oct 10,2016   10:06 am
Title: Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor; Author: Rick Riordan; Publisher: Puffin/Penguin Random House; Pages: 512; Price: Rs 599 View More..

Daniel Radcliffe 'trying' to pen film

    Updated On : Oct 01,2016   3:42 am
Los Angeles, Oct 1 (IANS) "Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe says he is "trying" to write a film, which he feels will be the most expensive one made till now. View More..

How to test if you make the cut for Oxbridge (Book Review)

    Updated On : Sep 28,2016   11:34 am
Title: So, You Think You're Clever?; Author: John Farndon; Publisher: Icon Books Ltd; Pages: 289; Price: Rs 525 View More..

Some things better left untouched: Radcliffe on reprising Harry

    Updated On : Sep 15,2016   1:26 am
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Would Daniel Radcliffe ever reprise the character of Harry Potter? Maybe not, as the actor from the famous "Harry Potter" film franchise feels "some things are better left untouched". View More..

Jim Broadbent joins 'Game of Thrones' team

    Updated On : Sep 01,2016   3:38 pm
Los Angeles, Sep 1 (IANS) Oscar-winning actor Jim Broadbent has joined the fantasy world of "Game of Thrones". He will be seen in the upcoming seventh season of the TV series. View More..

I like to have a beer shower: Margot Robbie

    Updated On : Aug 18,2016   12:54 pm
Los Angeles, Aug 18 (IANS) Actress Margot Robbie loves drinking ice cold bottle of beer while in a boiling hot shower or bath to help her sleep. View More..

'Harry Potter' star to visit India in September

    Updated On : Aug 16,2016   2:08 pm
Hyderabad, Aug 16 (IANS) "Harry Potter" fame actress Afshan Azad will be visiting India to be part of the Hyderabad Comic Con 2016 here in September. The English actress is excited ahead of her first trip to the country. View More..

The Cursed Father - Harry Potter and his last outing? (Column: Bookends)

    Updated On : Aug 07,2016   11:58 am
It has been over a week since the "last" Harry Potter story came, with the "Boy Who Lived" now an overworked, middle-aged father who can't seem to get on with his younger, less-gifted son. Reaction has been mixed, with some grateful for the opportunity to revisit the wizarding world, some unhappy with its finality, and those critical of content and/or format. Which one of these reactions is justified - and deserved? View More..

New Harry Potter book breaks sales record in Australia

    Updated On : Aug 05,2016   1:20 pm
Sydney, Aug 5 (IANS) The latest instalment in the popular Harry Potter series co-authored by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany has become Australia's fastest selling book of the decade, the media reported on Friday. View More..

The adventures of Harry Potter - and Son (Book Review)

    Updated On : Jul 31,2016   6:28 pm
Title: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two; Authors: J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne; Publisher: Little, Brown/Hachette India; Pages: 348; Price: Rs 899 View More..

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' could go global

    Updated On : Jul 31,2016   2:46 pm
London, July 31 (IANS) As "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" opens in the West End here, author J.K. Rowling says the production could soon go global. View More..

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' set for Broadway

    Updated On : Jul 30,2016   1:36 am
London, July 30 (IANS) "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" is set to be staged on Broadway, according to producer Colin Callender. View More..

New tool corrects distortions in selfie

    Updated On : Jul 29,2016   3:24 pm
New York, July 29 (IANS) Taking a selfie could be fun but due to the camera's proximity, such photos may render your nose larger, ears smaller and forehead more sloping. A new tool developed by researchers at Princeton University can correct these distortions, and has the potential to bring an end to selfie stick. View More..

What's Harry Potter's most recognisable symbol in India?

    Updated On : Jul 29,2016   12:40 pm
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The lightning scar of Harry Potter is the most recognisable symbol of the character from the popular novels in India, a survey reveals. View More..

It's Harry Potter all the way

    Updated On : Jul 27,2016   3:18 pm
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) As a new Harry Potter will appear on bookshelves after nine years, avid fans are leaving no stone unturned to welcome the much anticipated eighth saga. View More..

Reading Harry Potter may make Americans less favourable to Trump

    Updated On : Jul 22,2016   4:26 pm
Washington, July 22 (IANS) Harry Potter books, with their message of tolerance and respect for difference, may make Americans less favourable to Donald Trump, who is the Republican Party's nominee for the US presidency in the forthcoming elections, suggests an interesting study. View More..

Michael Jackson wanted to marry Emma Watson

    Updated On : Jul 18,2016   1:26 am
London, July 18 (IANS) Late King of Pop Michael Jackson wanted to marry his 12-year-old British goddaughter or 11-year-old "Harry Potter" actress Emma Watson, according to the doctor blamed for the pop star's death. View More..

Bhagnanis' Puja Entertainment to distribute 'Star Trek Beyond'

    Updated On : Jul 17,2016   1:02 am
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Puja Entertainment has introduced a new distribution wing and after "The Legend of Tarzan", the wing will also distribute "Star Trek Beyond", says producer Vashu Bhagnani's daughter Deepshikha Deshmukh. View More..