Ekta Kapoor biography, age, husband, children, family, caste, wiki & more
Short biography of ekta kapoor
Ekta Kapoor, an Indian film and television producer, was born on June 7, 1975 in Mumbai in the Indian state of Maharashtra. She is a television producer, film producer, saleswoman, managing director and creative director of her production company Balaji Telefilms. She is a daughter of Shobha Kapoor and actor Jeetendra. Her younger brother Tusshar Kapoor is also an actor in Bollywood.
Complete Bio & Career
Ekta Kapoor is the name behind the most successful soap operas India has ever seen. The long list includes Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Hum Paanch, Jodha Akbar, Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki, Pavitra Rishta, Zindagii Kay, Ye Hai Mohabbatein, Kavach and Kumkum Bhagya. The latest television sensation Naagin is also produced by her company. To date, she has produced over 120 television series, most of which have been successful.
After an immense success on television, she switched to the film industry with Kyo Ki Main Jhuth Nahin Bolta in 2001. The successful films she produced are Kucch To Hai, Krishna Cottage, Kyaa Kool Hai Hum and Shootout in Lokhandwala, Mission Istanbul, Liebessex Aur Dhokha, EMI – Liya Hai Toh Chukana Padhega, Shor in the city and Once upon a time in Mumbai. She deserves a lot of praise for her film Udta Punjab. Her most recent films include Veere Di Wedding and Laila Majnu. Her next projects are Mental Hai Kya, Jabariya Jodi, Dolly Kitty and Dream Girl. She also launched an app called ALT Balaji and produced some of the most popular web series available in her app.
Ekta recently launched her fashion label “EK”. In 2012 she was awarded the renowned Asia Social Empowerment Award.
Ekta Kapoor family, relatives and other relationships
She was born the daughter of the experienced actor Jeetendra and the film producer Shobha Kapoor. He has a younger brother, Tusshar Kapoor, who is also a film actor and producer. The film actor, director and producer Abhishek Kapoor is his cousin who was born the son of Prasan Kapoor, the brother of Jeetendra, and was married to the actress Pragya Yadav. On 27-01-2019 she became mother of a baby due to surrogacy.
Shocking / interesting facts and secrets
Ekta Kapoor founded the Institute of Creative Excellence, a media training school, in 2012 through her production company Balaji Telefilms.
In 2019 she won the Hindustan Times, Most Stylish Filmmaker of the Year award.
She was heavily criticized for her sense of getting dressed.
She has had a conflict with various actors who have appeared in her films or series, including Smriti Irani, Pulkit Samrat and Rajeev Khandelwal.
At 19, she became a producer.
She wears black flat heels at various prices and events, as suggested by her astrologer.
She loves dogs and has adopted various stray dogs.