Ekta Kapoor is a leading television, web series and film producer. She is a woman who wears many hats – she is a director, producer, venture capitalist, and businesswoman, who presently holds the position of Joint Managing Director and Creative Director of Balaji Telefilms, an entertainment powerhouse listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange.
In her career spanning over two decades, Ekta has altered the landscape of Indian Television, has a significant repertoire of work as a film producer, and also forayed successfully with India’s premier home-grown OTT platform ALTBalaji. At a very young age, she took it upon herself to modify the nature of primetime television in India and since then, has produced more than 40 films, 130 television shows, and 60+ web series clocking in over thousands of hours of content.
Her stellar work in creating a large content conglomerate at a young age garnered her several distinguished awards including The Economic Times (Businesswoman of the Year 2002), Ernst & Young (Entrepreneur of the Year 2001), and the American Biographical Institute (Woman of the Year 2001). She was recently featured on Fortune India’s 50 Most Powerful Women in Business.