Ekta Kapoor
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Ekta Kapoor

Ekta Kapoor
Ekta Kapoor Biography
Birth Place Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Height (in Cms) 163 cms
Height (in Feet Inches) 5 feet 4 inches
Date Of Birth Jun 07, 1975
Age 46 years

Yesteryear actor Jeetendra’s daughter Ekta Kapoor is an Indian TV and film producer. She has produced several TV serials that are popular amongst Indian audience which include Hum Paanch, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, and Kuch Toh Hai Tere Mere Darmiyaan. With the 2001 film Kyo Kii…, Main Jhuth Nahin Bolta she entered into feature film production under the banner Balaji Motion Pictures. Some of the best-known movies from her production house are Love Sex Aur Dhokha, The Dirty Picture, Udta Punjab, and Half Girlfriend.

Ekta Kapoor Family

Ekta was born to yesteryear actor Jeetendra and Indian television and film producer Shobha Kapoor. Ekta has a younger brother named Tusshar Kapoor who also is a Bollywood actor. Tusshar is known for movies like Golmaal series, Mastizaade, Shootout at Wadala, and The Dirty Picture.

Ekta Kapoor Career

Ekta Kapoor Television Career

Ekta Kapoor doesn't need any introduction, she is a household name in India. Ekta Kapoor is known for revolutionizing the landscape of Indian television. She started her career at an age of 17 and interned with an ad and feature filmmaker Kailash Surendranath. Ekta later decided to become a producer at a very young age. Ekta is the Joint Managing Director and Creative Director of her production company named Balaji Telefilms. She has produced several Indian soap operas like Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Pavitra Rishta, Kahiin To Hoga, Ye Hai Mohabbatein, etc. Ekta's daily soaps became so popular that she got the tag of TV Czarina and the Queen of India TV. So far, Ekta has produced 90 Tele series under her production company.

Ekta Kapoor Film Career

In 2001, Ekta Kapoor ventured into Bollywood film production and started with a comedy movie Kyo Kii... Main Jhuth Nahin Bolta, however, the movie turned out to be a flop. The next two films were horror; Kucch To Hai and Krishna Cottage. She then produced a comedy film Kyaa Kool Hai Hum which also starred her brother Tushaar Kapoor. Ekta has produced hit movies like, Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai, and Shor in the City, The Dirty Picture, Main Tera Hero, and Udta Punjab. After facing numerous box-office flops, Ekta revealed that she lost confidence in her and was not sure about producing Shraddha-Arjun starrer Half Girlfriend. But the producer was relieved after the movie gained success at the box office. 

Working in the industry since she was 19, Ekta has bagged several accolades as a producer and is one of the well-known names in India. Ekta has also helped in launching the careers of many actors and actresses. She was also chosen as 'Asia’s Most Powerful Communicators’ by Asia Week magazine. Ekta has two projects lined up, one is Kamal Hassan's Vishwaroopam II and other is Kareena Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor and Swara Bhaskar starrer romantic comedy Veere Di Wedding.

Ekta Kapoor Movies