India, April 4 -- She has been a part of showbiz since the age of six, and Jodie Foster has witnessed Hollywood and the process of filmmaking evolve. From having no female around on a film set other than herself, to now becoming a director herself, it has been quite a journey for her.

"From when I was growing up in the late '60s to now, obviously things have changed. The biggest thing that has changed is there were never any other woman; it was just me and a bunch of guys. Every producer, director, technician was a man. I never saw any other woman, until sometimes in the '80s when things started changing. Filmmaking became a lot more diverse," shares Foster, who started her career as a child artiste in 1968 with television sitcom Mayberr...