Written By: Aditya Singh
Ekta Kapoor rose to fame as a producer, creating iconic Indian television shows, films, and web series.
Born into a family with Bollywood connections, Ekta's father, Jeetendra, is a legendary actor, and her brother, Tusshar, a renowned film producer.
Ekta co-founded Balaji Telefilms in 1994, which became a powerhouse for creating popular Indian TV dramas.
At just 19, Ekta Kapoor began her journey as the youngest producer in India, changing the landscape of television.
Under Balaji Motion Pictures, Ekta ventured into film production, backing successful projects like "The Dirty Picture" and "Udta Punjab."
With ALTBalaji, Ekta entered the digital space, producing original web series catering to diverse Indian audiences.
Ekta Kapoor shattered norms with female-centric narratives and progressive content that resonated with viewers.
Ekta's work has earned her numerous awards, including the prestigious Padma Shri, India's fourth-highest civilian honor.
The Hollywood Reporter recognized Ekta Kapoor's contributions, including her in their list of 40 Most Influential Women in International Film.
Ekta Kapoor's success in a male-dominated industry has inspired countless women to pursue careers in film and television.
Through her work, Ekta has raised awareness on social issues, from women's empowerment to mental health.
Ekta Kapoor continues to break barriers, proving that with determination and talent, anything is possible.