Ekta Kapoor has been treating her fans with various surprises lately as she ropes in the biggest names in the nation for her projects. After Shah Rukh Khan presented the first look of Ekta Kapoor’s upcoming ‘Kasautii Zindagii Kay’, recently, Smriti Irani spared time from her busy schedule to take a nostalgic journey to her first home as a part of Ekta’s #MyHome campaign.
The ace filmmaker has time and again offered the audience with special appearances bringing the best of all worlds together for the masses. While Television met Bollywood for the first look promo of the upcoming Kasautii Zindagii Kay, Textile Minister and former actor Smriti Irani took the audience on a trip to her childhood home.
However, this is not the first time Ekta Kapoor has managed to bring together the biggest names to her audience. The producer introduced crossovers on Indian Television long before the term became cool.
Here is a look at the biggest collaborations of Ekta Kapoor that left the audience in awe:
Shah Rukh Khan for Kasautii Zindagii Kay
The internet couldn’t contain their excitement as the news of Superstar Shah Rukh Khan teaming up with Ekta Kapoor broke on the web. The Superstar and Content Czarina together left the social media into a frenzy with the glimpses of their collaboration for Ekta Kapoor’s reboot version of Kasautii Zindagii Kay.
Smriti Irani’s #MyHome journey
Netizens were left guessing after Ekta Kapoor announced she would present the Home journey of someone special. After much anticipation, Smriti Irani recently shared a video taking a trip down memory lane as she visited her childhood home in Gurgaon.
Ekta Kapoor created a stir nationwide as she announced the merge of her biggest serials ‘Kyukii Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’ and ‘Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii’ more than a decade ago. The sensational episodes showcased the stories of the two shows overlapping for the given day and leave the audience entertained with a double dose. The trend soon caught up merging many other shows for a long episode.
Ek Thhi Naayka
‘Ek Thhi Naayka’ once again brought together Bollywood and Television as Emraan Hashmi and Huma Qureshi met the queens of the small screen for a special series of the horror thriller. The 16 episodes show marked the collaboration of Smriti Irani, Sakshi Tanwar, Shweta Tiwari, Aamna Sharif, Kritika Kamra, Sumona Chakravarti along with Amar Upadhyay and Sachin Shroff amongst others.
Content Czarina Ekta has very well known the pulse of her viewers and delivered the best time and again. Hailed to be the TRP Queen and the pioneer of daily soap entertainment, Ekta Kapoor solely changed the face of Indian TV.