• Monday, September 26, 2022


Ekta Kapoor: TV has done more for women empowerment than films

Ekta Kapoor is considered the Queen of Indian television

By: Sarwar Alam

Producer Ekta Kapoor says no matter how much the “intellectuals” look down upon the daily soaps, small screen has done more for women empowerment than movies. “TV has done way more for women empowerment than any film has. It has created an industry that is by, for and about women. It has put female characters on front. You cannot have a problem if the antagonist and protagonist is a woman,” Ekta said. Her shows like Hum Paanch chronicled five oddball sisters taking up challenges and emerging victorious, followed by the immensely popular Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Kahani Ghar…

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