Laden with dramatically cliched and generic rousing scenes, director Justin Chadwick's Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, set against the backdrop of long-established institutional racism, is a far cry from an awe-inspiring and stimulating biopic.
Ulka Gupta, who played the young Lakshmi Bai in Jhansi Ki Rani, revealed that she was refused roles because of the colour of her skin
Kal Penn, real name Kalpen Suresh Modi, is an actor of Indian origin and has featured in films like American Desi, Homeland Security, A Lot Like Love and the Harold And Kumar series of films
Priyanka Chopra: Priyanka was reportedly misbehaved with at the first class lounge of an airport
Tilda's casting as The Ancient One has caused critics to speak of whitewashing, since the original character in the comic book is Tibetan. But Scott insisted that the role in the film was written for Tilda, and they would have had to rewrite the script if she had not been available
Nawazuddin Siddiqui was asked about his tweet hinting at racism when he told NDTV: "All that had happened was there in the tweet. What more can I say on this? Something must have happened for me to have tweeted that. Jobless people are only busy trolling others which is really upsetting. It's very easy to say things about someone. But to achieve something takes a lot of time - 15-20 years."