Ekta Kapoor Bio, Age, Family, Career and Profile

ekta kapoor biography

Renowned for her exceptional talent, Ekta Kapoor stands as a prominent figure in the Indian entertainment industry. With her remarkable skills as a television director and film producer, she has rightfully earned the title of the queen of Indian prime time television. As the joint managing director and creative head of Balaji Telefilms Limited and Balaji Motion Pictures, she continues to leave an indelible mark on the world of Indian media.


Ekta Kapoor Wiki Bio Quick Facts :

Date of Birth / Age : 7 June 1975, 45 years (as in 2020)
Nick Name : Ekta and TV Queen
Full Name : Ekta Ravi Kapoor
Birthplace / Home Town : Mumbai, Maharashtra India
Nationality : Indian
Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign : Gemini
Religion / Caste : Hinduism / Khatri


Height, Weight and Physical Stats :

Height : 163 Cm
Weight : 58 Kg
Body Measurement : 35-28-35
Eye Color : Black
Hair Color : Black

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Family and Relatives :

Father : Jeetendra
Mother : Shobha Kapoor
Brother(s) : Tusshar Kapoor (Younger)
Marital Status : Single
Spouse / Husband : N/A
Son(s) : Ravie (surrogacy, born in 2019)
Affairs : N/A


Education and Career :

Qualification : N/A
School : Bombay Scottish School, Mumbai
College / Universities : Mithibai College, Mumbai/TV and Film Producer [1]
Profession : Director / Producer
Debut :
  • TV – Mano Ya Na Mano
  • Film – Kyo Kii.. Main Jhuth Nahin Bolta
Net Income / Salary : Rs. 5.5 crore (estimated)
Net Worth : Rs. 85 crore (estimated)


Contact and Social Media Profile :

Twitter : twitter.com/ektarkapoor
Facebook : facebook.com/ektarkapoor
Instagram : instagram.com/ektarkapoor
Wikipedia wikipedia.org/wiki/Ekta_Kapoor
Email / Contact : N/A
Address : Mumbai, India


Ekta Kapoor Favorites :

Hobbies : Reading
Favorite Food : Chocolate
Favorite Actor : Hrithik Roshan, Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan
Favorite Actress Priyanka Chopra, Kareena Kapoor, Sakshi Tanwar
Favorite Director : Wong Kar-Wai
Favorite TV Serial : Shameless
Favorite Politician : Narendra Modi
Car / Bike Collection : BMW, Mercedes, Ford, Jaguar


Awards :

 2010 Indo-American Society Award for the Most Outstanding Woman Entrepreneur
 2012 Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award for Iconic Film and Television Producer
 2016 IMPACT’s 50 Award for the Most Influential Women in Media, Marketing and Advertising
 2017 Indian Television Academy Award for the Sterling Icon of Entertainment
  • Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award for Most Inspiring Icon of the Year
  • Forbes Tycoon of Tomorrow Award for Icon of Excellence
  • Business Today Award for Most Powerful Woman in Indian Business
  • Hindustan Times Business Award for Business Icon of Continent
  • ET Business Award for Content Creator of the Year
  • HT Most Stylish Film Maker of the Year
 2020 Padma Shri

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Controversies :

  • Actor Pulkit Samrat filled a case against Balaji Telefilms for not clearing his pending payments and also not allowing him to work on some other projects.
  • A protest was carried out by the Rajput Kshatriya Akhil Bharatiya Chatariya Sabha against the TV serial Jodha Akbar as they thought that false facts were being presented by Ekta in her serial.
  • She is often criticised for her dressing style as she flaunts clothes which are either uncomfortable or not appreciated by the people.
  • She is also criticised for the nudity clause in her contract. she has added the clause to prevent actors backing out from doing any intimate scene or provocative dialogue in the script.
  • She sent a legal notice to the makers of Drishyam claiming the ownership of its copyrights. This gave rise to many controversies.
  • An FIR has been filed against Ekta Kapoor in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. She has been hit with allegations of insult to the national emblem, Hindu gods and army personnel in Alt Balaji’s XXX web series.


Some Known Facts About Ekta Kapoor :

  • Does Ekta Kapoor Smokes? : Not Known.
  • Does Ekta Kapoor drink alcohol? : Not known.
  • Ekta Kapoor started her career at her seventeen years of age, joining Kailash Surendranath shoots.
  • Then with financial support of her father, she initiated off with her own Television serial production business by the name of Balaji Telefilms.
  • She has co-produced and produced a number of soap operas, TV series and movies.
  • She is known as the ‘Czarina of television’ and ‘the Queen of India Television’ because of her renowned television work.
  • Ekta Kapoor ventured into Bollywood movie production with film Kyo Kii… Main Jhuth Nahin Bolta.
  • In 2012, she started Institute of Creative Excellence, a media training school through her production house Balaji Telefilms.
  • She always wears black podium heels on functions or events as proposed by an astrologer.
  • One of the most conspicuous things regarding her creations is that all her TV series start with letter “K” as she is credulous that it brings her good fortune.
  • She has also launched 40 web TV series online through her digital app ALT Balaji.
  • She has also launched her fashion series with EK Label.
  • She has fear of darkness, helicopters and heights.
  • She is spiritual, has strong faith on numerology, astrology and considers 9, 6 and 3 as her lucky figures.
  • She is a huge animal lover and even if she has a pet doggie named Lafro, though she has a practice of adopting stray animals.
  • She organizes charities for older females.
  • Her parties are too popular in the B-town. She is said to organize the best parties in town.
  • She had a son named Ravie Kapoor on 27 January 2019 via surrogacy.
  • She is her mom’s girl. She is extremely close to Shobha Kapoor and very protective about her.


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