New Delhi: Popular film producer Ektaa R Kapoor will receive a Directing award at the upcoming International Emmy Awards for her pioneering career and impact on the Indian television scene, the organization announced on Tuesday.
Kapoor, co-founder of television production studio Balaji Telefilms, will accept the award at the annual awards gala to be held in New York on November 20.
Kapoor, daughter of legendary actors Jeetendra and Shobha Kapoor, founded Balaji Telefilms, which marked the Indian television scene with shows like “Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi”, “Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii”, ” Kaahin Kissii Roz”, “Kasautii Zindagii Kay” and “Bade Achhe Lagte Hain”.
Through Balaji Motion Pictures, its film arm, it has also produced a number of films, including “Shootout at Lokhandwala”, “Love Sex aur Dhokha”, “Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai”, “Dirty Picture”. , “Lootera” and “Udta Punjab,” among others.
Ektaa Kapoor Gives Response
Kapoor, 48, said the award gave her a “profound sense of humility and excitement”. “This award holds a special place in my heart as it symbolizes a journey beyond work: it is an important aspect of my personal and professional life. It is an incredible honor to represent my country on the world stage through this prestigious platform. ” she said.
“Television has allowed me to explore my identity, especially as a woman working to create stories for women. This award allows me to represent them and their members. our collective achievements internationally,” she added.
Prior to Kapoor, media baron Subhash Chandra, founder of Zee TV and chairman of the Essel Group, received the Executive Board award in 2011.
Ektaa took to her Instagram handle and dropped two adorable posts, expressing her happiness over getting honoured and recognised for her contribution to the entertainment industry.
In the first post, she dropped the official notice of the International Academy Of Television Arts And Sciences, wherein, it was declared that Ekta will be honoured with the International Emmy Directorate Award for her trailblazing career and impact on t