Achieving a remarkable milestone in her illustrious career, content czarina Ektaa R Kapoor has added another prestigious accolade to her impressive list of global achievements. Today, at the 51st International Emmys in New York, she received the prestigious ‘International Emmy Direction Award’, presented by renowned author and new age leader, Deepak Chopra.
With this, Ektaa Kapoor became the first Indian filmmaker to receive the International Emmy Direction Award, highlighting the uniqueness and impact of her contributions to the industry. One of the most accomplished producers, leading the industry for decades now, Ektaa’s win is not only a personal triumph but a recognition of her unconventional and innovative work, consistently delivering content that resonates to a diverse and wide audience.
Reflecting on this momentous achievement, the successful producer expressed her gratitude, saying, “I am thrilled to receive the prestigious Emmys Direction Award! It brings me immense joy and happiness to be honored on a global scale like this. I have always wanted to tell stories because they give me the chance to be heard, seen and represented. I am grateful for the love of the audience which opened doors for me, allowing me to move from television to the world of cinema and OTT. Each story I told became a bridge to connect with the audience on many levels. The unexpected turns this journey has taken are a testament to the power of love witnessed by the people of India and beyond. My heart is filled with gratitude and a greater determination to make a positive impact through my work with the public. capturing the essence of his feelings on this important victory.
The International Emmy Direction Award highlights Ektaa’s ability to push boundaries and innovate in the entertainment industry. Her Padma Shri recognition is a testament to her excellence in the field and she has been a pioneer for women in the industry. Ektaa’s talent for understanding and catering to audiences’ ever-changing tastes and preferences has kept her at the forefront of the entertainment industry for over a decade. This is a woman who is ahead of everyone by delivering over 17,000 hours of television content with over 135 television shows. This list is also well-rounded with more than 50 feature films. Ektaa is a force to be reckoned with, having created an approximately $600 million industry run by 80% women. Creation of 2 million jobs with a direct impact on over 7.2 million households across India.
Ektaa raises the bar higher with each of her victories.