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Interesting Harry Potter Movie Facts You Need To Know

10 Harry Potter Movie Facts You Need To Know! – HindiHollwood.com

10 Harry Potter Movie Facts You Need To Know!

We are are familiar with Harry Potter and we are also huge fan of brilliant Harry Potter Series. J. K. Rowling did justice to its all characters. But here are 10 Harry Potter Movie Facts You Need To Know! Enjoy…

1. In Harry Potter Movies, all the food you see on table in the great hall scenes is 100% real.

Great Halls Harry Potter

2. In ‘Harry Potter and Philosopher’s Stone‘, Harry never actually casts a single spell in whole movie. He still manage to survive till end. Indeed he is a great wizard.

3. The role of Dumbledore was recast after Richard Harris (the original Dumbledore) sadly passed away shortly after Chamber of Secrets was released. Many people believe that Ian McKellan took over the role of Dubmledore, but it was actually Michael Gambon. The confusion probably stems from Ian’s role as the legendary Gandalf in “Lord of the Rings,” who looks very similar to Dumbledore.

Michael Gambon Richard Harris

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4. J.K. Rowling actually provided over 70 names for the Black family tree tapestry, along with details of relations between every member for Harry Potter and Half Blood Prince Movie.

Serious Black Family Tree

5. Young and Adult Voldemort are actually related to each other. How? Hero Fiennes Tiffin who played the role of Young  Voldemort in Half Blood Prince is actually Ralph Fiennes‘ nephew (Adult Voldemort).

10 Harry Potter Movie Facts You Need To Know!

Fiennes-Tiffin Voldemort

6. There are 7 Harry Potters in 7th Harry Potter Movie ‘Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows

7. In Deathly Hollows Part 1, the sequence of 7 Harry Potter, that wasn’t that easy to create. Daniel Radcliffe counted over 90 takes just for that single shot and that’s why that scene is so epic.

7 Harry Potter

7. Apple juice was often used as a replacement for butter beer in various Harry Potter Movies.

Harry Potter Beer Scene

8. During the kissing scene of Harry and Hermione in Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows Part 1, Rupert Grint was sent out from the  set because he was laughing too much on this.

Harry Harmoiny

9. The artistry crew actually designed a 1: 24 scale model of the Hogwarts Castle. 86 artists built it and it details each courtyard, tower, and field that can be shine from inside and there were over 588 sets built during the entire production of the eight movies.

Hogwarts Castle

10 Harry Potter Movie Facts You Need To Know! – MoviesGraph.com

10 Harry Potter Movie Facts You Need To Know!

10. Dobby‘s last words are ‘Harry Potter‘ in 7th movie Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows Part 1, which were also the first words  he says when they meet in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002).

11. Daniel Radcliffe used more than 160 pairs of Spectacles and more than 60 Wands during the shooting of entire Harry Potter Movie Universe.

10 Harry Potter Movie Facts You Need To Know! – MoviesGraph.com

10 Harry Potter Movie Facts You Need To Know!

Bonus Fact Points For Indian Harry Potter Fans-

1. Not only the movies but also all Harry Potter Books were translated in Hindi Language by Manjul Publications.

Harry Potter in Hindi

They all have there unique titles (same titles for movies)-

Philosopher’s Stone – हैरी पॉटर और पारस पत्थर (Book/Movie)
Chamber of Secrets – हैरी पॉटर और रहस्यमयी तहख़ाना (Book/Movie)
Prisoner of Azkaban – हैरी पॉटर और अज़्काबान का क़ैदी (Book/Movie)
Goblet of Fire – हैरी पॉटर और आग का प्याला (Book/Movie)
Order of the Phoenix – For Book- हैरी पॉटर और मयापंछी का समूह  and For Movie- फ़ीनिक्स की फौज
Half-Blood Prince – हैरी पॉटर और हाफ़ ब्लड प्रिंस (Book/Movie)
Deathly Hallows – हैरी पॉटर और मौत के तोहफ़े (Book/Movie)

2. In Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Harry Potter and Ron Weasley both were dubbed by the female Voice artist in Hindi Language. Harry Potter was dubbed by Ami Trivedi and Ron was dubbed by Rupali Surve Shivtarkar. In and after 2nd  movie Karan Trivedy and Rajesh Kava dubbed Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) and Nichiket Dighe dubbed Ron Weasley (Rupert Grint).

Harry Potter Ami Trivedi

3. After the death of Richard Harris, director of Harry Potter showed some interest to cast Bollywood Actor Naseeruddin Shah as Dumbledore. Unfortunately, due to some unknown reasons Naseeruddin Shah refused to give audition for this role.

naseeruddin shah dumbledore

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It’s always a dream for Bollywood celebrities to act in Hollywood so that they can have a global image and while some Indian celebrities such as Priyanka Chopra, Anil Kapoor and Irrfan Khan have managed to act in substantial roles in Hollywood, a lot of others even settle for cameos and blink-and-miss roles to further their career in cinema.

But do you know ? There are some Bollywood stars who have rejected Hollywood movies. Let’s take a look at some of them –

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10. Deepika Padukone – The Fast And Furious 7

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Deepika padukon Fast and Furious 7

Hollywood actors are considered much more professional than their desi counterparts. Nipping the perception in the bud, Deepika Padukone set an example of professionalism by turning down a mainstream role in Furious 7 as she was busy shooting for Farah Khan’s Happy New Year! That is some loyalty towards your mentor Deepika!

9. Madhuri Dixit – An Untitled Hollywood Movie

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Madhuri Dixit Hollywood

Buzz was rife some time ago that an upcoming Hollywood film may have the name of Madhuri Dixit Nene in its star cast. The role required Madhuri to play herself in a cameo which was supposed to be a dream sequence in the movie which traced the journey of an American girl who aspires to become a Bollywood actress. Despite being offered a huge pay packet, Madhuri did not consider the offer owing to the length of her role.

8. Akshay Kumar – Untitled Hollywood Movie Alongside Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson

Akshay Kumar The Rock

10 Bollywood Actors Who Rejected The Hollywood Movies !

Akshay Kumar is the biggest action star of India and his daredevil stunts are in the league of Hollywood’s toughest men like Jackie Chan, Jean Claude, Van Damme and Jason Statham. No wonder when a big Hollywood studio had to cast an Asian face with action star Dwayne Johnson, Akshay Kumar was a natural choice. However, maintaining his stand of staying clear of Hollywood movies, Akshay turned down the coveted opportunity and stuck to entertaining Indian audiences.

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7. Shah Rukh Khan – Slumdog Millionaire

10 Bollywood Actors Who Rejected The Hollywood Movies !

Shah Rukh Khan – Slumdog Millionaire

SRK, The King of Bollywood had the chance to make an international debut with Danny Boyle’s Indian saga Slumdog Millionaire. According to reports, SRK was offered Anil Kapoor’s character in the movie. However, the Indian superstar thought the role was not suited for him and turned it down. The role eventually went to Anil Kapoor and opened the doors of Hollywood for him!

6. Priyanka Chopra – Immortals

Priyanka Chopra – Immortals

She might have become the latest Indian toast in the West after her singing and TV career took off brilliantly, but not many know that the talented actress had a bigger opportunity early on in life. Priyanka Chopra was offered an important role in the Hollywood hit ‘Immortals’ which she couldn’t pursue because of her prior commitment to ‘7 Khoon Maaf.’ Priyanka’s loss became Frieda Pinto’s gain as the Slumdog actress went on to strengthen her footing in Hollywood with the movie.

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5. Ronit Roy – Zero Dark Thirty

Ronit Roy – Zero Dark Thirty

Ronit Roy is one of the finest actors in India. It was just a matter of time before his intense acting performances caught Hollywood’s eyes. However, even Ronit wouldn’t have imagined being offered a role in the Oscar award winning movie Zero Dark Thirty. But being a thorough professional that he is, Ronit gave priority to work (Student Of The Year) closer home which had already started and let the opportunity pass with a heavy heart.

4. Aishwarya Rai – Troy

Aishwarya Rai – Troy

Arguably well-known Indian face in Hollywood, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was offered a role opposite none-other-than Brad PittWolfgang Peterson offered the role of ‘Briseis’ to Aishwarya in Troy. However, the role’s demand of cozying up with Brad Pitt didn’t go down well with Aish and she let go of the opportunity.

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3. Hrithik Roshan – The Pink Panther

Hrithik Roshan – The Pink Panther

Hrithik Roshan, has always resisted the temptation of working in Hollywood despite his global  looks, killer physique and breath-taking dance moves. No wonder when the role of ‘Vicente’ was offered to Hrithik in the  second installment of The Pink Panther franchise, Roshan didn’t take long to turn it down.

2. Irrfan Khan – Interstellar

Irrfan Khan – Interstellar

It takes nerves of steel and the professionalism of Irrfan Khan to reject a Christopher Nolan movie! Irrfan Khan had to take the most difficult decision of his life when he was offered Matt Damon’s part in Interstellar which required him to camp in the US for four months. However, Irrfan wanted to shuttle to India in between to complete the filming of ‘The Lunchbox’ and ‘D-Day’. When Nolan didn’t allow Irrfan to move base for 4 months,  Irrfan ultimately decided to let go of the film.

1. Dilip Kumar – Lawrence of Arabia

Dilip Kumar – Lawrence of Arabia

Best for the last Dilip Kumar the classy Indian Actor rejected a lead role in the international project. Lawrence of Arabia (1962) by director David Lean. However, the reasons for Dilip Kumar not pursuing the offer are unknown. The role eventually went to Egyptian actor Omar Sharif.

And if you made it so far, here is a Bonus for you-

Naseeruddin Shah – Harry Potter Series

naseeruddin shah dumbledore

After the death of Richard Harris, director of Harry Potter showed some interest to cast Bollywood Actor Naseeruddin Shah as Dumbledore. Unfortunately, due to some unknown reasons Naseeruddin Shah refused to give audition for this role.

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