Ekta Kapoor, the Czarina of television achieved another milestone. Last evening, Kapoor was honoured with one of the prestigious awards 'Icon of Excellence' at the 'Tycoons of tomorrow' Awards by Forbes India.
As we know, Ekta had left no stone unturned in promoting her new show Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2. From installing statues to social media promotions, she has done it all. Promoting a daily soap on such a grand scale is itself is a big achievement because no other show has been promoted at this level until now.
Ekta took to instagram to share the good news, she posted a collage of pictures from the event holding the prestigious award and thanked Forbes for the honour.
Forbes is a US based prominent business magazine. Last evening, Forbes India organised an event 'Tycoons Of Tomorrow' in Mumbai to honour the country's innovators and entrepreneurs. At the event, entrepreneurs, innovators, actors and sports-persons who have been featured in this year's Forbes India Tycoons of Tomorrow' list were felicitated.
Ekta Kapoor started her career at the age of 17, she interned with ad and feature film maker Kailash Surendranath and later started producing television series under her banner Balaji Telefilms. Her first TV show was Padosan (1995) and she went on to produce and direct daily soaps. Her popular shows includes Hum Paanch, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki, Kaahin Kissii Roz, Kasautii Zindagii Kay, Pavitra Rishta, Bade Acche Lagte Hain, and Jodha Akbar. Kapoor ventured into bollywood movie production in 2001 and launched the Alt Balaji App, a digital platform for consuming entertainment content in 2017. Recently, she also started with her fashion series Ek Label.
We are very happy for Ekta and wish her all the luck for her future endeavours.