Ekta Kapoor Biography

She traveled spectacularly from small screen to the silver screen leaving no stone unturned. And now, she is ruling millions of hearts with her glorious Bollywood movies. Ekta Kapoor is an Indian TV and film producer. She is the Joint Managing Director and Creative Director of Balaji Telefilms Ltd, her own production company.

Born on 7th June, 1975. She did her schooling at Bombay Scottish School, Mahim and attended Mithibai College. She is the daughter of the veteran B-Town actor Jitendra and Shobha Kapoor. Her brother Tusshar Kapoor is a Bollywood actor as well.

She has produced numerous television series and Bollywood movies. Her most popular television series included 'Hum Paanch', 'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi', 'Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii', 'Kasautii Zindagii Kay', 'Kaahin Kissii Roz', 'Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil', 'Kasamh Se', 'Kkusum', 'Kutumb', 'Bandini', 'Kahin To Hoga', 'Tere Liye', 'Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani', 'Parichay - Nayee Zindagii Kay Sapno Ka', 'Gumrah- End Of Innocence', 'Kya Hua Tera Vaada' and many others. Her current projects include 'Pavitra Rishta', 'Bade Achhe Lagte Hain' and 'Jodha Akbar'.

She entered into Bollywood movie production in 2001 with the film, 'Kyo kii... Main Jhuth Nahin Bolta' starring Govinda and Sushmita Sen. 'Kucch To Hai' (2003) and 'Krishna Cottage' (2004) both were based on super natural theme. 'Kyaa Kool Hai Hum' starring Tusshar Kapoor and Riteish Deshmukh presented her production their first commercial success. She co-produced 'Shootout At Lokhandwala' with Sanjay Gupta. Later, she collaborated with Suniel Shetty to produce 'Mission Istaanbul' and 'Emi'. The years 2010 and 2011 proved to be important for her with critical and commercial successes such as 'Love, Sex Aur Dhoka', 'Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai', 'Shor In The City', 'Ragini MMS', 'Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum', 'The Dirty Picture', 'Ek Thi Daayan', 'Shootout At Wadala' and 'Lootera'. Her upcoming productions include 'Once Upon Ay Time In Mumbai Dobaara!', 'Kuku Mathur Ki Jhand Ho Gayi', 'Ragini MMS - 2, 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects', 'Milan Talkies', 'Main Tera Hero', 'The Villain' and 'Badtameez Dil'.

Ekta Kapoor has launched many new faces in television as well as in film industry. She assisted actors like Prachi Desai, Ram Kapoor, Ronit Roy and Sushant Singh Rajput to launch their careers in Bollywood from television.