"Women of colour don't even get paid even half of what Caucasian women are paid. There needs to be an awareness that we're just there, that our presence is there, that we put in the work," said Viola Davis
Asha Parekh, who dominated the film industry in the 1960s and 1970s, rues the lack of good lyrics in songs and modern dance forms.
Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat rues that directors do not take her seriously because of her glamorous image as a result she has no challenging roles in her kitty.
Mukesh Bhatt, producer and president of the Film & Television Producers Guild of India, rues how digital piracy is killing filmmakers.
Actress Neetu Chandra rues that she has not been able to release her Bhojpuri movie Deswa as it is "high class" for her Bihar market and "low budget" for Hindi cinema.
Director-choreographer Farah Khan praises her mother-in-law Geetanjali Kunder for her support and culinary skills, but rues that the latter cooks only for her son and grandchildren.
Boman Irani's friends may be jealous of him as he gets to work with young actresses, but the actor feels sad for himself as he just gets to play their father on screen.
Ready to return to Tamil cinema after a 16-year hiatus, Madhoo admits the industry has become better equipped with technology but rues how the soul of some films gets lost in the "gloss and fanfare".
Actor Suniel Shetty rues how the entire Hindi film fraternity has come under the scanner following actor Vindu Dara Singh's alleged involvement in the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot fixing scandal. Suniel asserts Vindu alone doesn't represent the industry.
Deepika Padukone, daughter of badminton icon Prakash Padukone, says sports was pure and clean during her father's time. She rues how malpractices such as spot-fixing can give any sport a bad name.
Filmmaker Kunal Kohli rues how people have started viewing art as an investment rather than appreciating it as art itself. The son of art curator Yash Kohli says people should focus more on real art and not commercialise it.
Kalki Koechlin, who has been part of Bollywood for the past four years, wants to do a Tamil film because she can speak the language, but rues that nobody has approached her so far.