Emma Watson crops her hair

Updated: Aug 07, 2010, 12:13 PM IST

London: British actress Emma Watson has chopped off her long locks in favour of a short cropped hairstyle.

The 20-year-old star played the role of Hermione Granger in "Harry Potter" franchise and sported a long, wavy brown hairstyle for the duration of the movie series.

Filming wrapped on "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II" in June (10) - and now Watson has decided to drastically change her look.

In the photo posted on her website, Watson is seen with a short, elfish crop, reports dailystar.co.uk.

In an accompanying post, she writes, "Cut my hair off a few days ago... Feels incredible. I love it. I`ve wanted to do this for years and years; it`s the most liberating thing ever. Hope you like it. Big love from Emma."