Actress Vidya Balan told the press that "everyone has a right to express what they feel"
Prakash Jha has directed films like Gangaajal, Apharhan, Satyagraha , Arakshan and Raajneeti - all of which touched upon political issues
"My religion is my business alone. Whether I choose to do namaz or go to a church, how does it affect anyone? People shouldn't bother about what's not their business. I am all for freedom of expression, but being told how going to a temple makes me a non-Muslim is plain callous," said Soha Ali Khan
"People misuse freedom of expression on internet 100 per cent. Freedom of expression is that you should be responsible for what you say. It's not saying something behind someone's back and thinking that no one will find out as it is on the web or do whatever you feel like or hire some company or some boys," Salman Khan told IANS.
Singer Chinmayi Sripaada, who is petitioning against rape threats, told NDTV that five years back, she was the first in India to file a complaint against online harassment. She said, "That time also Twitter didn't react on time and later I had to ask for help."
Singer Chinmayi Sripaada, who received tweets like "You need to be raped," "I'll throw acid on your face," said that she had faced similar threats before five years ago. She further added that when the law-makers asked Twitter to take action against the culprits, the micro-blogging site had refused to help and then she had to ask for help.
"We're in a tough country to speak about your personal life," Karan Johar said during the Jaipur Literature Festival. "I feel very sad about it. Freedom of expression is the biggest joke in the world. Democracy is the second biggest joke, I think," he added.
Freedom of expression is "the biggest joke", said Karan Johar, one of Bollywood's most successful film directors, at the Jaipur Literary Festival."How are we democratic? How is there freedom of expression?" he asked, stating "Everywhere I go, I am scared, I am scared I am saying something in Jaipur, and God knows who'll file a case when I reach home. So I have become some kind of an FIR king now."