Game Of Thrones Trivia #21: Did You Know? Daenerys Targaryen aka Emilia Clarke Has Indian Roots

Game of Thrones Trivia #21: Did You Know? Daenerys Targaryen aka Emilia Clarke has Indian roots (Photo Credits – Episode Still)

The American fantasy drama Game of Thrones has become a global phenomenon. The show has united fans across the globe who are eagerly waiting for the prequel series House of Dragons. While Emilia Clarke, who plays Daenerys Targaryen, will be missing from the series, we have an interesting “family secret” to uncover.

The ‘Mother of Dragon’ actress received international acclaim for her role in the hit HBO series. She is also the recipient of several accolades, including four Emmy Award nominations. But many people don’t know that he has Indian Roots and we bet many GOT fans will be thrilled to know.

Emilia Clarke was born and raised in London, UK, but she is like one-eighth Indian. During a conversation with Harper’s Bazaar in 2017, the British actress revealed a big family secret. She said, “It’s the epic story: My grandmother was colonial Indian, and it was a big old family secret because her mother had an affair with someone in India. She used to do makeup to make her skin appear fairer.”

Not only this, Me Before You actress, Emilia Clarke also came to India when she was 16 years old to scatter ashes with her then boyfriend. She said, “She loved India more than England. Fuck you, yeah. I love that part of me—I’m like one-eighth Indian.”

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Emilia Clarke also visited India in 2019 with her Game of Thrones co-star Rose Leslie.

HBO’s epic fantasy series Game of Thrones, which enjoys a huge fan following around the world, is based on the book A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin. The show gave Maisie Williams, kit harrington, Sophie Turner, among others, immense popularity.

There are eight seasons of GoT and the most fascinating part of these eight sequels has to be the unpredictability factor in them.

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