PHOTOS: Darsheel Safary Loves Harry Potter And Video Games


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MUMBAI: Boy wonder Darsheel Safary is just like any other kid his age. Though the little one is a star in his own right, he still loves doing what other kids his age do for fun.

Seen at the launch of a new game of Sony’s Playstation 3, Darsheel looked cool and casual in jeans and a blue striped tee-shirt. He was seen revealing a new game, ‘Wonderbook: Book of Spells’, and was even spotted sharing his tips and tricks and cheat codes for the games he loves.

The child actor rose to fame after being cast in Aamir Khan’s touching tale about dyslexia, ‘Taare Zameen Par’, and has since been seen on the popular dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhlaa Ja’, where he received tons of compliments for his incredible dancing ability.

The little wonder was spotted at the game launch in Infinity Mall in Andheri, Mumbai. An elated Darsheel said: “I have been a huge fan of Harry Potter and I am very happy that Sony has launched such a game!”

He also added: “I just hope that whenever I get time, I rush back home quickly and play this game! I am dying to show this awesome game to my family!”

The teen actor was also visibly excited his upcoming film. The 16 year old stars in Canada-based Indian filmmaker Deepa Mehta’s film ‘Midnight’s Children”’. The movie is an adaptation of Salman Rushdie’s bestselling novel of the same name. The film also stars Anupam Kher, Shabana Azmi, Seema Biswas, Shahana Goswami, Rahul Bose and Soha Ali Khan.

Says an excited Darsheel, “I have shot for Deepa Mehta’s film ‘Midnight’s Children’. It should release by the end of this year. I am very, very excited about my character because this is the first time I am doing a film of this kind.”

When quizzed about how he manages to keep up with his education, along with his film career, Darsheel said, “I am busy with my studies right now. But whenever something like this – game launches or anything else comes up – my parents decide. That is when I am free and for my entertainment.”