Ekta Kapoor

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Ekta Kapoor
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Ekta Kapoor
BornEkta
OccupationTelevision producer, Joint MD of Balaji Telefilms
Years active1997–Present
RelativesJeetendra (Father)
Shobha Kapoor (Mother)
Tusshar Kapoor (Brother)
 
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Ekta Kapoor
Ekta Kapoor at 98.3 FM Radio Mirchi 2.jpg
Ekta Kapoor
BornEkta
OccupationTelevision producer, Joint MD of Balaji Telefilms
Years active1997–Present
RelativesJeetendra (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.

Biography[edit]

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, Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii, Kasautii Zindagii Kay, Kaahin Kissii Roz, 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 and 2011 she released Love Sex aur Dhokha, Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai, Shor in the City, Ragini MMS, Kyaa Super Kool Hai Hum and The Dirty Picture.

Her recent/upcoming productions include 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, The Villain and Badtameez Dil

Television[edit]

Filmography[edit]

As Producer under Balaji Motion Pictures banner
YearTitleDirectorNotes
2001Kyo Kii... Main Jhuth Nahin BoltaDavid Dhawan
2003Kucch To HaiAnurag Basu & Anil V Kumar
2004Krishna CottageSantram Verma
2005Kyaa Kool Hai HumSangeeth Sivan
2005Koi Aap SaParto Mitra
2007Shootout at LokhandwalaApoorva LakhiaCo-produced with Sanjay Gupta
2008Mission IstanbulApoorva LakhiaCo-produced with Sunil Shetty
2008C KkompanySachin Yardi
2008EMI – Liya Hai Toh Chukana ParegaSaurabh KabraCo-produced with Sunil Shetty
2010Love Sex aur DhokhaDibakar Banerjee
2010Once Upon a Time in MumbaaiMilan Luthria
2011Taryanche BaitKiran YadnyopavitMarathi Film
2011Shor in the CityRaj Nidimoru & Krishna D.K.
2011Ragini MMSPawan KripalaniCo-produced with Amit Kapoor & Sidhartha M. Jain
2011The Dirty PictureMilan Luthria
2012Kyaa Super Kool Hai HumSachin YardiReleased
2013Ek Thi DaayanKannan IyerCo-produced with Vishal Bhardwaj
2013Shootout at WadalaSanjay GuptaUpcoming Prequel to Shootout at Lokhandwala
Co-produced with Sanjay Gupta
2013LooteraVikramaditya MotwaneUpcoming
Co-produced with Anurag Kashyap
2013Once Upon a Time In Mumbaai DobaraMilan LuthriaSequel to Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai
2013Vishwaroop 2Kamal Haasan
Co-produced with Shobha Kapoor
Sequel to Vishwaroop


Awards and honours[edit]

As Producer under Balaji Telefilms
YearAward ShowCategoryFor The Show
2001Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Star CastKyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Serial – PopularKyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
Indian Telly AwardsMost Popular Daily SeriesKyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
2002Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Star CastKyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Serial (Popular)Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
Indian Telly AwardsBest Daily SerialKyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
Indian Telly AwardsBest Continuing SerialKyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
Indian Telly AwardsBest Drama SeriesKahaani Ghar Ghar Kii & Kkusum
2003Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Serial (Popular)Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
Indian Television Academy AwardsGR8! EnsemblanceKasautii Zindagii Kay
Indian Television Academy AwardsITA Scroll Honour of the yearBalaji Telefilms
Indian Telly AwardsMost Popular Daily SerialKyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
Indian Telly AwardsGR8! EnsemblanceKasautii Zindagii Kay
Indian Telly AwardsBest Drama SeriesKasautii Zindagii Kay
Indian Telly AwardsBest Production House of the YearBalaji Telefilms
Kalakar AwardsBest Drama SeriesKasautii Zindagii Kay
Apsara AwardsBest Drama SeriesKyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
2004Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Thriller ShowKya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat
Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Serial (Popular)Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
Indian Telly AwardsBest Creative Director of The YearBalaji Telefilms
Indian Telly AwardsMost Popular Daily SerialKasautii Zindagii Kay
Indian Telly AwardsBest Continuing SeriesKyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi & Kasautii Zindagii Kay
Kalakar AwardsBest Drama SeriesKyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
Asian Television AwardsAsia's no# 1 Most Watched and Awarded ShowKyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
Asian Television AwardsAsia's no# 2 Most Watched and Awarded ShowKahaani Ghar Ghar Kii
Asian Television AwardsAsia's no# 3 Most Watched and Awarded ShowKasautii Zindagii Kay
Asian Television AwardsAsia's no# 4 Most Watched and Awarded ShowKahiin To Hoga
2005Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Serial (Popular)Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
Indian Telly AwardsBest Continuing SeriesKyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
Indian Telly AwardsBest Drama SeriesKahiin To Hoga
2006Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Serial (Jury)Kasamh Se
Indian Telly AwardsBest Continuing SeriesKyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
Indian Telly AwardsBest Drama SeriesKasamh Se
Indian Telly AwardsHall of FameBalaji Telefilms
2007Indian Telly AwardsBest Continuing SeriesKyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
Indian Telly AwardsBest Production House of The YearBalaji Telefilms
2008Indian Telly AwardsBest Continuing SeriesKyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
Indian Telly AwardsBest TV Programme of The YearKasamh Se
2009Indian Telly AwardsBest Ensemble CastBandini
Zee Rishtey AwardsFavourite ShowPavitra Rishta
2010Indian Television Academy AwardsITA Milestone AwardKyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
Indian Television Academy AwardsITA Milestone AwardKasautii Zindagii Kay
Star Parivaar AwardsSPL HonourK-Shows
Indian Telly AwardsMost Popular Drama SeriesPavitra Rishta
Indian Telly AwardsMost Consistent Production House of The DecadeBalaji Telefilms
3rd Boroplus Gold AwardsHall of FameK-Shows
3rd Boroplus Gold AwardsBest Show ruling TRP Charts of The YearPavitra Rishta
New Talent AwardsBest New Show of The YearPavitra Rishta
Apsara AwardsBest Drama SeriesPavitra Rishta
BIG Star Entertainment AwardsMost Entertaining TV Show of The Decade (Fiction)Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi,
BIG Star Entertainment AwardsMost Entertaining Personality of The DecadeK-Shows
Zee Rishtey AwardsZee Amar Rishtey AwardHum Paanch
Zee Rishtey AwardsFavorite Popular ParivaarPavitra Rishta
2011Indian Television Academy AwardsGR8! Ensemblance Laurel CastPavitra Rishta
Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Serial (Jury)Bade Achhe Lagte Hain
4th Boroplus Gold AwardsBest Show ruling TRP Charts of the yearTere Liye
4th Boroplus Gold AwardsBest Show (Fiction)Pavitra Rishta
Apsara AwardsBest Drama SeriesBade Achhe Lagte Hain
Zee Rishtey AwardsFavourite ParivaarPavitra Rishta
FICCI Frames Excellence HonoursBest TV SeriesBade Achhe Lagte Hain
New Talent AwardsBest Show Encouraging New TalentTere Liye
2012Indian Telly AwardsBest Drama Series (Jury)Bade Achhe Lagte Hain
GR8! Women AwardsMost Successful WomanEkta Kapoor
Zee Rishtey AwardsFavorite DharavahikPavitra Rishta
Asia's Social Empowerment AwardFreedom Through Education[5]Balaji Telefilms
2013Lions Gold AwardsBest Television SerialBade Achhe Lagte Hain
Lions Gold AwardsBest Film & Television Production HouseBalaji Telefilms
As Producer under Balaji Motion Pictures
YearAward ShowCategoryFor The Film
2011Stardust AwardsBest FilmLove Sex aur Dhokha
BIG Star Entertainment AwardsMost Entertaining FilmThe Dirty Picture
2012Screen AwardsBest FilmThe Dirty Picture
Screen AwardsBest Marathi FilmTaryanche Bait
Screen AwardsPerformer of The YearBalaji Motion Pictures
Pune International Film FestivalBest FilmTaryanche Bait
Zee Gaurav PuraskarBest FilmTaryanche Bait
National Media Network Film And TV AwardsMost Entertaining FilmThe Dirty Picture
National Media Network Film And TV AwardsMost Successful Film & TV ProducerBalaji Motion Pictures
Stardust AwardsBest Film of The YearThe Dirty Picture
Stardust AwardsBest FilmRagini MMS
Zee Cine AwardsBest Film (Critics)The Dirty Picture
The Global Indian Film and TV HonoursBest Film (Jury)The Dirty Picture
Dadasaheb Phalke Academy AwardsPhalke Iconic Film & Television ProducerBalaji Motion Pictures
ETC Bollywood Business AwardsBax-Office Surprise of The YearThe Dirty Picture

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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