Ekta Kapoor

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Ekta Kapoor
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Ekta Kapoor
Born(1975-06-07) 7 June 1975 (age 39)
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 3.jpg
Ekta Kapoor
Born(1975-06-07) 7 June 1975 (age 39)
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.

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]

Television
Main article: Balaji Telefilms
Filmography
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 and Krishna D.K.
2011Ragini MMSPawan KripalaniCo-produced with Amit Kapoor and Sidhartha M. Jain
2011The Dirty PictureMilan Luthria
2012Kyaa Super Kool Hai HumSachin Yardi
2013Ek Thi DaayanKannan IyerCo-produced with Vishal Bhardwaj
2013Shootout at WadalaSanjay GuptaCo-produced with Sanjay Gupta
2013LooteraVikramaditya MotwaneCo-produced with Anurag Kashyap
2013Once Upon a Time In Mumbaai DobaraMilan Luthria
2014Ragini MMS 2Bhushan PatelCo-produced with Shobha Kapoor
2014Vishwaroop 2Kamal HaasanCo-produced with Shobha Kapoor

Awards and honours[edit]

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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