Ekta Kapoor awarded as 'Sterling Icon of Indian Entertainment' at the ITA Awards 2017!
From being the Czarina of Indian television, being a producer who changed the game to now being the only woman entrepreneur to bring a revolutionary change on the digital platform, Ekta Kapoor is truly a force to reckon with! Hence it comes as no surprise that the Balaji head honcho was recently awarded the 'Sterling Icon of Indian Entertainment' award at the 17th edition of the Indian Television Academy (ITA) Awards.
Ekta's colossal contribution to television, movie entertainment and now in the digital space with Alt Balaji, she continues to shape and have a huge impact on the Indian culture. The successful producer has explored a variety of genres, set trends and given actors and directors an opportunity to showcase their talent. With some of the longest running shows in the history of television to her credit, the ITA award solidifies the fact that the power producer is synonymous with Indian entertainment.
While thanking everyone on stage, Ekta said, "Thank you Smriti Irani, Indian Television Academy, mom and dad. No award is complete without thanking my parents, my family, channel partners and the most important person in my life, Laksshya."