The list of Padma Awards was recently declared and among the 118 names to have been conferred with Padma Shri this year was TV czarina Ekta Kapoor for her contribution to the entertainment industry. Padma Shri is the fourth highest civilian award in the country and there’s no doubt that the producer is completely overwhelmed after this news. This was quite evident in her official statement that she released on her social media in which she wrote that it is never ‘too soon’ to live out your dreams. Since the news, Ekta Kapoor has been flooded with wishes for the award from her friends and colleagues from the industry. Hina Khan, Mouni Roy, Rhea Kapoor, Anita Hassanandani and others also showered praises on Ekta Kapoor for her huge achievement and made their happiness known.
Hina Khan took to Twitter and congratulated Ekta by saying that she deserved every bit of this honor. Rhea Kapoor, who was the co-producer with Ekta Kapoor in the movie Veere Di Wedding wrote a heartfelt note saying that it is a huge achievement for every female entrepreneur and that “No one in this industry has achieved what you have from scratch and it’s good to finally see you getting recognised for it.” Mouni Roy wrote that nobody deserved the honor more than Ekta, and congratulated her, while Anita Hassanandani was all hearts for her close friend. Take a look at their messages for Elta Kapoor: ALSO READ: Padma Shri For Ekta Kapoor, 2 Days Before Her Son's Birthday!
Apart from Ekta Kapoor, Karan Johar, Adnan Sami, Kangana Ranaut were also among those who were conferred with the prestigious Padma Shri.
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