Ekta Kapoor founded Balaji Telefilms Limited in 1994. Some of his notable TV shows include Yeh Hai Mohabbatein, Bade Acche Lagte Hain and Hum Paanch to name a few.
Ekta Kapoor turns 47 today, June 7. A director, film producer and businesswoman, Kapoor has successfully juggled multiple roles. She is known for completely changing the Indian television landscape and pioneering a genre of television content.
Born to Bollywood actor Jeetendra Kapoor and Shobha Kapoor, Ekta started her career in 1995. In a career spanning over two decades, she has some stellar work under her belt. Kapoor founded Balaji Telefilms Limited in 1994. With the 1995 sitcom Hum Paanch, she found success and went on to produce several hit shows. In 2017, she launched Alt Balaji and entered the OTT world.
Some of his notable TV shows include Yeh Hai Mohabbatein, Bade Acche Lagte Hainand Hum Paanch to name a few.
On his birthday, here is a list of some of his most beloved TV shows –
1. Naagin – Naagin debuted in 2015 and is currently in its sixth season. Falling into the genre of supernatural fiction, Naagin remains popular with viewers even now.
2. Kumkum Bhagya – With Sriti Jha and Shabbir Ahluwalia in the main roles, Kumkum Bhagya has captured hearts since its premiere on Zee TV in 2014.
3. Bade Acche Lagte Hai 2 – Bade Acche Lagte Hai 2 features Disha Parmar and Nakuul Mehta in the lead. The show has been airing since 2021 and airs on Sony TV.
4. Pavitra Rishta – The TV series Pavitra Rishta aired on Zee TV from 2009 to 2014. The show featured Ankita Lokhande and the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput playing the roles of Archana and Manav respectively. Both actors have become household names with this series.
5. Yeh Hai Mohabbatein– Released in 2013, Yeh Hai Mohabbatein broadcast on Star Plus. The show, which starred Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya and Karan Patel in the lead roles, became an instant hit.
6. Kitani Mohabbat Hai – Released on Imagine TV, Kitani Mohabbat Hai, which debuted in 2009, starred Karan Kundrra and Kritika Kamra in the lead. Kundrra and Kamra’s on-screen chemistry has won them many fans.
seven. Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii – Released in 2000, Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii on Star Plus remains one of the most iconic shows Ekta Kapoor has ever produced. The show ran for eight years.