Ektaa Kapoor is back in India after attending the 51st International Emmy Awards in New York City. The event honored her with the International Emmy Directorate Award for her remarkable career and impact on Indian television.
Ektaa, a well-known film producer, arrived at Mumbai airport on Monday morning, carrying her prestigious Emmy award. The paparazzi surrounded her, capturing her joy as she proudly showed off the golden award with a big smile.
Many people on social media celebrated Ektaa’s achievement, expressing pride in her accomplishments. Fans congratulated her, with one person commenting, “So proud of you Ektaa mam, watching you since my childhood.”
Ektaa had shared a video of the award on her Instagram, expressing her gratitude to India. In her caption, she wrote, “India, I’m bringing home YOUR Emmy @iemmys.” As the first Indian woman filmmaker to receive the International Emmy Directorate Award, Ektaa acknowledged her country and its influence on her art and the industry.
During her acceptance speech at the event, Ektaa dedicated the award to India, stating, “This award is for you, India and all the Indians here! We are few, but we’re enough. In your history, I find my stories, and in your strength and tenacity, I find my grit to my motherland. I am bringing home your Emmy.”
Just a day after her Emmy win, Ektaa announced her upcoming film, starring Kartik Aaryan and directed by Sandeep Modi. This collaboration, under Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions and Ekta’s Balaji Motion Pictures, marks a significant project following Ektaa and Kartik’s reunion after their previous fallout during Dostana 2.