‘Harry Potter’ star to visit India in September
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.
Afshan, who is of Bangladeshi descent, will be here to take part in special sessions, sign posters and will speak to fans at the event. The two-day convention will take place at Hitex Exhibition Centre here on September 24-25.
“I am so excited to visit India and to see all my loyal fans at the Alto Hyderabad Comic-Con. It’s going to be a great event and I hope to see you all there soon,” Afshan said in a statement issued by the organisers.
Afshan is known for her performances as Padma Patil in five of the “Harry Potter” films, starting with 2005 in “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”. She lives in Manchester, England, and will be traveling to India for the first time for the Comic Con.
She is even likely to spill some inside information about the hit film franchise.
At the session, she will talk about her work and will answer questions from fans.
Jatin Varma, Founder, Comic Con India, said: “I am extremely excited to welcome Afshan. It will be her first visit to India to meet fans and we can’t wait to host her at the show next month.”
Other international guests who will be attending the event are Dan Parent, Artist and Writer, Archie Comics; David Lloyd, Illustrator, V for Vendetta; and Nicole Marie Jean, International Pro-Cosplayer.