Emma Watson pretended to be boring

London, Jan 14 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson used to pretend to be a boring person as she liked her privacy.

The 25-year-old, who became a household name for playing Hermione Granger in the “Harry Potter” film series at the age of 10, tried to “close off” in public to detract interest in her because she felt uncomfortable in the spotlight, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

“I spent most of my time trying to convince everyone I was incredibly boring because I needed privacy and a minute to figure myself out. I used to have to go numb and close myself off, for example on the red carpet, just to get through it,” Porter magazine quoted Watson as saying.

“Now at 25 for the first time in my life I feel like I have a sense of self that I’m comfortable with. I actually do have things that I want to say and I want to be my most authentic self. I don’t want there to be a big separation between the public and the private person,” she added.

‘Joy’, ‘The Revenant’ gearing up for Indian theatrical release

Golden Globe award-winning films “Joy” and “The Revenant” will hit the Indian theatres on January 22 and February 26 respectively.

According to an official statement from Fox Star Studios, the company will be releasing the film in the country.

David O Russell-directed “Joy” starring Jennifer Lawrence won the best actress for best performance by an actress in a motion picture, musical or comedy.

“Joy” is the story of the title character, who rose to become founder and matriarch of a powerful family business dynasty.

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu- directed “The Revenant”, bagged three Globes for best picture, best actor and best director.

Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, it’s about the survival story of a frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820’s who fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.

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