Bollywood's 'original heartthrob' Vinod Khanna dies at 70

Khanna died of advanced bladder cancer on Thursday morning, said Tushar Pania, from the HN Reliance Foundation and Research Centre in Mumbai.

Dubbed Bollywood's "original heartthrob," Khanna had reportedly been battling cancer for several years.

Verne Troyer treated for alcholism

Writing on Facebook, he said he had been receiving treatment for the last week and would be voluntarily checking into rehab later this week.

The actor said he wrote the post due to concern from fans and said that he had battled alcohol addiction in the past.

"While it's not always been an easy fight, I'm willing to continue my fight day by day," he said.

Heath Ledger documentary to detail actor's passions and struggles

I Am Heath Ledger will showcase never-before seen home footage of the actor, providing a rare look into his personal life and his passion for film.

"There were always cameras around, a video camera, a polaroid camera or the film camera. That's the only way I think of him," model Christina Cauchi said in the trailer.

The documentary is the latest instalment in director Derik Murray's I Am series, which explores the lives of other iconic figures in film, music and the media.

Murray's other subjects have included Bruce Lee, Evel Knievel and Steve McQueen.

Ian McKellen reveals why he didn't play Dumbledore

Some even probably thought it was him.

But renowned actor Sir Ian McKellen has revealed he turned down the role of Albus Dumbledore in the Harry Potter film series because the original actor, Sir Richard Harris, did not approve of him.

Speaking on BBC HARDtalk, the British actor who famously played the white wizard Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings franchise and villain Magneto in the X-Men films, said the late Sir Richard was not critical of his acting skills, but believed he lacked passion for the art.

Harry Potter actor in intensive care

The 54-year-old, who played the owner of the Leaky Cauldron in the film, suffered a broken neck and a punctured lung.

He also has 15 broken ribs, breaks in his right leg and fractured breastbones.

His wife Laura posted a picture of him in a hospital bed on Facebook.

"This is Laura here," she wrote. "Now that his family have been informed, Jim has asked me to let you all know that he was involved in a serious car accident yesterday, a head-on collision.

Australia: Actor fatally shot while filming music video

Johann Ofner, 28, was shot in the chest and pronounced dead at the scene, according to CNN affiliate Seven News.

Detective Inspector Tom Armitt said that "during the filming (of the music video) several firearms were used."

Samoan-Australian 'Outsider' now at home on the stage

He talks to ABC Australia Plus about his latest role in a retelling of Albert Camus' classic, 'The Outsider,' and the challenges faced by non-white actors in Australia.

When Ray Chong Nee began his studies at the University of Southern Queensland, he planned to become a voice actor in animated movies.

Paul Walker's death has been 'really hard' on daughter, his dad says

"It's been really hard" for 15-year-old Meadow, the senior Walker told In Touch. "Everybody's still very much in shock. It's taking a long time to [heal], a real long time."

Meadow, who Paul had with ex-girlfriend Rebecca Soteros, recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Porsche, alleging that the sports car her father was in when he was killed in November 2013 had several design flaws.