Ekta Kapoor, born and brought up in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Ekta Kapoor is known to be the content creator for Bollywood and the television industry of the country. She is by far a film producer, television series producer, and also a director. She is also the Joint Managing Director at Balaji Telefilms. She completed her education from Bombay Scottish School, Mahim and attended college for further studies at Mithibai College. Recently in the month of January, she also became the single parent of her surrogate daughter, Ravie Kapoor. She started her career super early when most of us are not even aware of the world around us.
At the age of 15, she interned with feature and ad filmmaker Kailash Surendranath. She started movie production for films in the year 2001, with films like Kyo Kii… Main Jhuth Nahin Bolta, Kucch To Hai and Krishna Cottage. She also released a lot of films in the successive years which include Love Sex aur Dhokha, Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai, and Shor in the City and Shootout at Lokhandwala, Kyaa Kool Hai Hum, Mission Istanbul, and EMI – Liya Hai Toh Chukana Padhega, and many more. Not all of her films were successful, some were mere flops. However, what kept her going for success was her attitude that she never lost hope. She chose to move on from one venture to another in the hope that one fine day, it will all make sense and she chose not to fall apart and continued her journey of content creation.
She also started producing various soap opera series, television series, and web series which includes quite famous names like Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani,Hum Paanch, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Kahaani Ghar Ki, Kaahin Kissii Roz, Kasautii Zindagii Kay, Pavitra Rishta, Bade Acche Lagte Hain, and Jodha Akbar, Naagin, Ye Hai Mohabbatein, Kumkum Bhagya, Chandrakanta (2017 TV series), Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki and Kundali Bhagya. She also hosted around 40 web series through her digital app which she recently launched and that is ALT Balaji. Along with that, she has also launched her fashion series which goes by the name EK Label. She has earned the title of Content Czarina because of her remarkable content creation skill and her embarking journey towards succeeding following her heart. Even after various failures, struggles disparities, and questions, she chose to continue her journey.
Ekta Kapoor has become a name in the country as well as across the globe that needs no introduction. She with her virtue of dream has also introduced various new faces in the industry and helped them accomplish their own journey as well. Thus, this is what bought her fame and made her become one of the most powerful ladies all around the world and amongst the 25 most powerful ladies in India. She also won various other titles like Asia’s Most Powerful Communicators’ list as one of the top 50 by Asia Week magazine in 2001.