Portman said in her statement that the backlash has inspired her to make numerous contributions to charities in Israel. (File photo | AP)

Actress Natalie Portman addresses snub of 'Jewish Nobel', faces backlash

News of Portman's decision to skip the event triggered an angry backlash Friday from some in the country's political establishment.

Apu, the owner of Kwik-E-Mart in the hit series, 'The Simpsons'.

Human beings versus stereotypes: Indian-American actor Vandit Bhatt on breaking cliches

Vandit Bhatt says there were many misrepresentations about people of colour, but they are being wiped out.

Actor Ranbir Kapoor (Photo | Facebook)

Post Dutt biopic, Rajkumar Hirani wants to work with Ranbir Kapoor again 

Hirani, who has for the first time collaborated with Ranbir Kapoor for their upcoming film, a biopic on actor Sanjay Dutt, is impressed by his acting chops.

Swedish DJ-producer, Avicii (File | AP)

Swedish producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead

Avicii's death comes just days after he was nominated for a Billboard Music Award for top dance/electronic album for his EP "Avicii (01)."