Ekta Kapoor

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Ekta Kapoor
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Ekta Kapoor
Born (1975-06-07) 7 June 1975 (age 39)
Occupation Television producer, Joint MD of Balaji Telefilms
Years active 1997–Present
Relatives Jeetendra (Father)
Shobha Kapoor (Mother)
Tusshar Kapoor (Brother)

Ekta Kapoor is an Indian TV and film producer. She is the Joint Managing Director and Creative Director of Balaji Telefilms, her production company.

Ekta Kapoor is the daughter of actor Jeetendra and Shobha Kapoor. Her brother Tusshar Kapoor is also a Bollywood actor.[1][2][3] She did her schooling at Bombay Scottish School, Mahim and attended college at Mithibai College. She has produced numerous soap opera, television series and movies. Her soap operas include, Hum Paanch, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Kasturi, Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii, Kasautii Zindagii Kay, Kkavyanjali , Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii, Kahiin to Hoga, Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil, Kasamh Se, "Miya Fauj mein Biwi Mauj Mein"Kkusum, Kutumb, Bandini, Kitani Mohabbat Hai, Tere Liye, Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani, Parichay—Nayee Zindagi Kay Sapno Ka, Gumrah – End Of Innocence,Kya Hua Tera Vaada and many others. She is currently producing Pavitra Rishta, Bade Achhe Lagte Hain, Jodha Akbar, Pavitra Bandhan and Ye Hai Mohabbatein[4].

She ventured into Bollywood movie production in 2001 beginning with Kyo Kii... Main Jhuth Nahin Bolta. Kucch To Hai and Krishna Cottage based on supernatural themes followed in 2003 and 2004. Kyaa Kool Hai Hum starred her brother Tusshar Kapoor. She then went on to co-produce Shootout at Lokhandwala with Sanjay Gupta. Mission Istanbul and EMI – Liya Hai Toh Chukana Parega in collaboration with Sunil Shetty followed. In 2010 to 2014 she released Love Sex aur Dhokha, Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai, Shor in the City, Ragini MMS, Kyaa Super Kool Hai Hum, The Dirty Picture.Ek Thi Daayan, Shootout at Wadala, Lootera, Once Upon a Time In Mumbaai Dobara, Kuku Mathur Ki Jhand Ho Gayi, Ragini MMS 2, Shaadi Ke Side Effects, Milan Talkies, Main Tera Hero,

Works[edit]

Selected TV Works
Main article: Balaji Telefilms
As Producer under Balaji Telefilms banner
Year Title Channel Notes
1995 - 1999 Hum Paanch Zee TV
2000 - 2008 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Star Plus
2000 - 2008 Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii Star Plus
2001 - 2002 Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii Metro Gold
2001 - 2004 Kaahin Kissii Roz Star Plus
2001 - 2005 Kkusum Sony TV
2001 - 2003 Kutumb Sony TV
2001 - 2008 Kasautii Zindagii Kay Star Plus
2006 - 2009 Kasamh Se Zee TV
2007 - 2008 Kya Dill Mein Hai 9X
2008 - 2010 Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil Star Plus
2009 - 2011 Bandini Imagine TV
2009 - 2011 Kitani Mohabbat Hai Imagine TV
2009 -
Pavitra Rishta Zee TV
2010 - 2011 Tere Liye Star Plus
2010 - 2011 Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani Star One
2011 - 2014 Bade Achhe Lagte Hain Sony TV
2011 - 2013 Parichay - Nayee Zindagi Kay Sapno Ka Colors
2012 -
Gumrah: End of Innocence Channel V
2013 -
Jodha Akbar Zee TV
2013 -
Yeh Hain Mohabbatein Star Plus
2014 -
Kumkum Bhagya Zee TV
Filmography
As Producer under Balaji Motion Pictures banner
Year Title Director Notes
2001 Kyo Kii... Main Jhuth Nahin Bolta David Dhawan
2003 Kucch To Hai Anurag Basu & Anil V Kumar
2004 Krishna Cottage Santram Verma
2005 Kyaa Kool Hai Hum Sangeeth Sivan
2005 Koi Aap Sa Parto Mitra
2007 Shootout at Lokhandwala Apoorva Lakhia Co-produced with Sanjay Gupta
2008 Mission Istanbul Apoorva Lakhia Co-produced with Sunil Shetty
2008 C Kkompany Sachin Yardi
2008 EMI – Liya Hai Toh Chukana Parega Saurabh Kabra Co-produced with Sunil Shetty
2010 Love Sex aur Dhokha Dibakar Banerjee
2010 Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai Milan Luthria
2011 Taryanche Bait Kiran Yadnyopavit Marathi Film
2011 Shor in the City Raj Nidimoru & Krishna D.K.
2011 Ragini MMS Pawan Kripalani Co-produced with Amit Kapoor & Sidhartha M. Jain
2011 The Dirty Picture Milan Luthria
2012 Kyaa Super Kool Hai Hum Sachin Yardi Released
2013 Ek Thi Daayan Kannan Iyer Co-produced with Vishal Bhardwaj
2013 Shootout at Wadala Sanjay Gupta Prequel to Shootout at Lokhandwala
Co-produced with Sanjay Gupta
2013 Lootera Vikramaditya Motwane Co-produced with Anurag Kashyap
2013 Once Upon a Time In Mumbaai Dobara Milan Luthria Sequel to Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai
2014 Ragini MMS 2 Bhushan Patel Sequel to Ragini MMS
2014 Ek Villain Mohit Suri First Blockbuster of 2014.
2014 Vishwaroop 2 Kamal Haasan Sequel to Vishwaroop

Awards and honours[edit]

  • 2012 Asia's Social Empowerment Award- Freedom Through Education[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sabharwal, Rahul (21 January 2010). "Meet the 'real' Ekta Kapoor". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 31 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Ekta Kapoor springs a surprise". The Hindu. 1 July 2002. Retrieved 31 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Ekta Kapoor & family take pay cut". The Hindu. 2 October 2009. Retrieved 31 January 2010. 
  4. ^ Shekhar (2012-02-20). "Ekta Kapoor's obsession with ‘K’ was strategy, but not superstition". Entertainment.oneindia.in. Retrieved 2012-08-08. 
  5. ^ "Recipients of Asia's Social Empowerment Award". 

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