Emma sends Holi greetings to Indian fans

Indo Asian News Service

Los Angeles, March 10 (IANS) Ahead of the release of Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" on March 17, actress Emma Watson has sent out Holi wishes to her Indian fans.

"Namaste India. Wishing you a very Happy Holi and don't forget to watch 'Beauty and the Beast' this March in cinemas near you," she said.

In the film, Emma plays Belle, a young woman taken prisoner by a beast in his castle in exchange for her father's freedom.

Directed by Bill Condon, the film also stars Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Stanley Tucci, Kevin Kline and Ewan McGregor.

The film is a live-action remake of Disney's 1991 film of the same name, itself an adaptation of Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont's fairy tale.

--IANS

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