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Watch: Emma Watson wish her Indian fans Happy Holi!

Emma Watson, famously known as Hermione Granger from the Harry Potter film franchise wished her Indian fans a very happy Holi in a video that is turning into a rage on the internet. (Youtube)

Emma Watson, famously known as Hermione Granger from the Harry Potter film franchise wished her Indian fans a very happy Holi in a video that is turning into a rage on the internet. In a video shared by UTV, the Beauty and the Beast actress is seen sending her fans her heartfelt wishes. Going by the video, Emma was seen holding her hands together and saying, “Namaste India, wishing you a very Happy Holi! And don’t forget to see Beauty and the Beast, this March in cinemas near you.”

Emma Watson has a huge fan following in India and Holi is a special festival in India so she chose the occasion to wish her fans. With her upcoming Disney film Beauty and the Beast, she decided to lure and catch the attention of her Indian fans by releasing a video in which she wishes her fans as well as promote her upcoming film which is an adaptation of a popular animated film.

Meanwhile, the film – Beauty and the Beast, has been facing protests from some theaters owners for featuring a gay character. Bosses at an Alabama cinema have opted not to screen Beauty and the Beast movie because it doesn’t agree with the Disney film featuring a gay character. Director Bill Condon announced this week that the character LeFou, played by Josh Gad, has romantic feelings for Gaston, played by Luke Evans.

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Beauty and Beast is directed by Bill Condon and stars Dan Stevens as the Beast, Emma Watson as Belle, Luke Evans as Gaston, Ewan McGregor as Lumiere, Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts, Stanley Tucci as Cadenza, and Ian McKellen as Cogsworth. Audra McDonald, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Kevin Kline and Josh Gad are playing supporting roles.