Ekta Kapoor can be aptly called as the reigning queen of Indian television industry.

The serials produced by her company Balaji Telefilms are a great hit with the masses and are dominating all the major T.V. channels in India. Born on June 7, 1975, Ekta Kapoor is daughter of former Bollywood superstar Jeetendra and sister of current Bollywood hero Tusshar Kapoor. Ekta Kapoor did her schooling from Bombay Scottish School and later on joined Mithibai College. She was not interested in academics and on the advice of her father ventured into TV-serial production at the age of 19. And soon she changed the face of Indian television industry and completely dominated it. Today, Ekta J Kapoor, born on June 7, 1975, is the creative head of Balaji Telefilms.. Her company has produced more than 25 serials and each one is being shown, on an average, four times a week on different television channels. Ekta Kapoor’s serials have captured the imagination of masses. She broken all previous records of TV serial production and popularity in India. Her most famous television venture has been "Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi" which began in 2000 and is still leading the TRP ratings in India. Her other famous serials include "Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki", "Kahiin To Hoga", "Kavyanjali", "Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa", "Kasamh Se", "Kahin Kisii Roz", "Kasautii Zindagi Kay", "Kkusum", "Kutumb", "Kalash", and "Kundali". For her entrepreneurial skills and achievements Ekta Kapoor was awarded with Ernst & Young (E&Y) Startup Entrepreneur Of The Year award in 2001.
Ekta Kapoor or the K lady is the king-pin of the Indian Television Industry. Born on 7th June 1975, she has a typical look: soft tussled brown hair with a large red tika on her forehead. She heads Balaji Telefilms, a Production House based in Mumbai. Ekta’s father is none other than Jeetendra, the superstar, and her brother is Tusshar Kapoor, current Bollywood actor. In Television as a Producer: • Ekta’s first soap was Kyunki…Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. It started in 1999, and was aired on Star Plus till November 2008, making it not only one of the longest running serials in the history of Indian Television, but also one of the most loved. The central character, “Tulsi” became one of the most recognized faces on the TV screen. • Then came Kutumb in 2000 on Sony TV, and lasted a year. It was rather popular initially, but the ratings dwindled towards the closure of the soap. • The same year Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii hit the screen. Ekta specializes in family drama, and this was no different. The audience loved it as much as her other soaps. • In 2001 came another superhit series Kasautii Zindagii Kay. It was aired on Star Plus as well. • Kkusum (2001), told the story of a simple yet strong girl. Needless to say the audience fell in love with the central character, comparing their own daughters and daughter-in-laws to her! • Her other serials that have done well are: Kavyanjali (2005), Kasamh Se (2006). Writing for TV: Ekta has conceptualized some of her serials as well. Some of them are: • Kasamh Se (2006) • Kavyanjali (2005) • Kesar (2004) • Kahin Kissii Roz (2001) As a Director: Ekta has Directed Kabhi Kabhii Pyaar Kabhi Kabhii Yaar (2008) and Kavyanjali (2005)

• Once Upon a Time in Mumbai is scheduled to release in December 2009.Foray into films: Ekta has Produced Bollywood films like: • Kyo Kii…Main Jhuth Nahi Bolta (2001). Heavily inspired by the Hollywood hot Liar Liar. • Koi Aap Sa. • Krishna Cottage (2004) was a horror film. • Kyaa Kool Hai Hum (2005) starred Tusshar Kapoor once more. • C Kkompany (2008) is slapstick. • Mission Istanbul (2008) flopped miserably. this film starred Govinda and Sushmita Sen in lead roles. based on I Know What You Did Last Summer. It is a slapstick that did decent business. . starring Tusshar Kapoor in one of the lead roles. had among actors. • Kucch To Hai (2003). a romantic comedy released in 2005. • Shootout At Lokhandwala (2007) did rather well at the box office. Ekta’s dad and brother.

Her other famous serials include "Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki". channels in India. Today. on an average. In Television as a Producer: • Ekta’s first soap was Kyunki…Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. She heads Balaji Telefilms. "Kahiin To Hoga". Awarded with Ernst & Young (E&Y) Startup Entrepreneur Of The Year award in 2001. It started in 1999. Ekta Kapoor is the creative director of Balaji Telefilms. And soon she changed the face of Indian television industry and completely dominated it. four times a week on different television channels. Born on June 7. Ekta’s father is none other than Jeetendra. The serials produced by her company Balaji Telefilms are a great hit with the masses and are dominating all the major T. . Ekta Kapoor is daughter of former Bollywood superstar Jeetendra and sister of current Bollywood hero Tusshar Kapoor. "Kavyanjali". a Production House based in Mumbai. and her brother is Tusshar Kapoor. the superstar.. "Kasamh Se". Ekta Kapoor did her schooling from Bombay Scottish School and later on joined Mithibai College. "Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa". Ekta Kapoor's serials have captured the imagination of masses. "Kalash".Biography Ekta Kapoor or the K lady is the king-pin of the Indian Television Industry. She was not interested in academics and on the advice of her father ventured into TV-serial production at the age of 19.V. Read the full biography Achievement: Creative Director of Balaji Telefilms. "Kahin Kisii Roz".. 1975. current Bollywood actor. "Kasautii Zindagi Kay". "Kkusum". Born on 7th June 1975. Her company has produced more than 25 serials and each one is being shown. Ekta Kapoor can be aptly called as the reigning queen of Indian television industry. and was aired on Star Plus . she has a typical look: soft tussled brown hair with a large red tika on her forehead. Her most famous television venture has been "Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi" which began in 2000 and is still leading the TRP ratings in India. and "Kundali". She broken all previous records of TV serial production and popularity in India. "Kutumb".

. Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani and Kitani Mohabbat Hai Season 2. Some of her other popular creations are Kasamh Se. . Retrieved 31 January 2010. most of which continue to air on her first network STAR Plus. Bandini.the first of which was Kyo Kii. While some of her other productions air on Zee TV. [edit] Productions Main article: Balaji Telefilms Ekta Kapoor has produced several TV serials. Tere Liye. Krishna Cottage. Kasautii Zindagii Kay. Kuchh Is Tara. Bairi Piya. Kayamath. ^ Sabharwal. Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil. Koi Aap Sa and Kyaa Kool Hai Hum.. She has also produced five Bollywood movies. Her most famous television ventures have been "Hum Paanch" (Zee Telefilms). Sony Entertainment Television and the new television channels Imagine TV and Colors TV . Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.For her entrepreneurial skills and achievements Ekta Kapoor was awarded with Ernst & Young (E&Y) Startup Entrepreneur Of The Year award in 2001.aspx. http://www. Karam Apnaa Apnaa. Kaahin Kissii Roz. Kasturi. Kitani Mohabbat Hai. Pavitra Rishta.Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai.com/News-Feed/smallscreen/Meet-the-real-EktaKapoor/Article1-500165. After Kyaa Kool Hai Hum. [edit] References 1.Earlier.hindustantimes. Hindustan Times. Tujh Sang Preet Lagai Sajna. Main Jhuth Nahin Bolta. Kucch To Hai. Kahiin To Hoga . she also co-produced Shootout at Lokhandwala. kkusum and Kkavyanjali which started airing on STAR Plus. "Meet the 'real' Ekta Kapoor". Rahul (21 January 2010). television series and movies. Most of her creations used to begin with the letter 'k' due to her superstition that it brings her good luck and fantastic success but most recently she has decided to take away from 'K' and has started some soap operas with different letters as she did earlier in her career. Career Ekta Kapoor has produced and co-produced numerous soap opera. . Kya Dill Mein Hai. Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii. Mission Istanbul and produced Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai.

The Hindu. 3.com/blnus/14021521.org/wiki/Ekta_Kapoor" . ^ "Ekta Kapoor springs a surprise". ^ "Ekta Kapoor & family take pay cut".wikipedia. Retrieved 31 January 2010. Retrieved 31 January 2010. [edit] External links • Ekta Kapoor at the Internet Movie Database Retrieved from "http://en.thehindubusinessline. 1 July 2002. 2 October 2009.htm. http://www. The Hindu. http://www.com/thehindu/mp/2002/07/01/stories/2002070100010403.2.htm.hinduonnet.

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