Ekta Ravi Kapoor is one of the most well-known female producers and directors of TV shows and movies in India. She started her career with the series, “Mano Ya Na Mano” (1995). She is also the joint managing director and creative head of Balaji Telefilms Limited.
Ekta Kapoor founded ALT Balaji in April 2017.
Ekta Kapoor Profile/Introduction
|Birthname||Ekta Ravi Kapoor|
|Nickname||Czarina of Television, Queen of Indian Television|
|Profession||Television and Film Producer/Director|
|Famous for/as||Producing Hindi Soap Operas and Movies|
Ekta Kapoor Personal Life Info & More
She was born on 7th June 1985 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Her zodiac sign is Gemini.
|Date of Birth/Birthday||7 June 1975|
|Age (as in 2021)||46|
|Birthplace||Bombay, Maharashtra, India|
|Hometown||Bombay, Maharashtra, India|
|Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign||Gemini|
Ekta Kapoor Height, Weight, Physical Stats & More
Ekta Kapoor is 5ft 4inches tall and weighs about 58kg. She has naturally black hair and she always cuts her hair in layers, styling it to look voluminous.
|Height (approx.)||in meters – 1.63m
in feet-inches – 5’4″
|Weight (approx.)||in Pounds – 128lbs
in Kilograms – 58kg
Ekta Kapoor Family Members Names & Information
Ekta is the daughter of actor Jeetendra Kapoor and Producer Shobha Kapoor. Her brother, Tusshar Kapoor is also a well-known actor who has many Bollywood films under his belt.
Ekta Kapoor Marital Status & More
Ekta Kapoor has never gotten married to anyone. On 27 April 2019, she gave birth to her son Ravie Kapoor through surrogacy. She is very private about her personal affairs.
|Children’s||Ravie Kapoor (b.2019)|
Ekta Kapoor Favourite Things/Like & Dislike
She loves to read as a hobby and her favourite books are ‘The Alchemist’ by Paulo Coelho and ‘The Last Song of Dusk’ by Siddharth Dhanvant Sanghvi. Her favourite actors are Hrithik Roshan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor and Shakshi Tanwar.
|Favourite Actor/Actress||Hrithik Roshan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Shakshi Tanwar|
|Favourite Foods||Chocolate, Pizza|
Ekta Kapoor Money Factor
Ekta Kapoor has a net worth of about $12M as of 2021. She has produced countless TV shows and films as well as web series for the Indian audience.
Her personal assets include a flat in Mumbai worth Rs.7 crore, a personal investment of Rupees 43 Crore and Balaji telefilms Office in Andheri West, Mumbai.
Ekta Kapoor Biography & Some Other Lesser Known Facts About Ekta Kapoor:
Ekta Kapoor, being the daughter of an actor and a producer has had the privilege of growing up quite close to the Indian film industry. However, she has always been a hard worker; starting her career at the age of 17, interning with Ad and feature filmmaker Kailash Surendranath.
Her first few projects were failures, with six of her Pilot episodes being rejected. She incurred losses of nearly Rs.50 lakhs. She finally found success with her 1995 sitcom, ‘Hum Paanch‘. She made her first movie, “Kyu Ki. . . . Main Jhooth Nahi Bolta” in 2001.
In the 2000s, She launched numerous shows like, ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’, ‘ Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki’, ‘Kabhii Sautan Kabhi Sahelii’, ‘Kohi Apna Sa’, ‘Kaahin Kissii Roz’, ‘Kasautii Zindagii Kay’, ‘Kahiin To Hoga’ and ‘Kasamh Se’.
In 2001, Ekta Kapoor was awarded the title of Best Entrepreneur of the year. She made a Tamil series called ‘Kudumbum‘ after she had made a name for herself with Hindi TV serial. This series got so popular that it was dubbed into the Telugu language. She then went on to launch it in Hindi with the name, ‘Ghar Ek Mandir‘.
Ekta Kapoor is someone who writes most of her own scripts even though she has writers working under her.
During the years 2010-2014, she produced many critically acclaimed films like ‘Love, Sex Aur Dhoka’, ‘ Once Upon a Time in Mumbai’, and ‘Shor in the City’.
She received the Padma Shri Award in 2020.
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