Emmy Awards 2023: Ektaa Kapoor becomes first Indian woman to International Emmy Directorate Award
Ektaa Kapoor was honoured with the award at the 51st International Emmy Awards' World Television Festival 2023, held in New York-
Indian filmmaker and renowned producer Ektaa Kapoor on Tuesday scripted history as she became the first Indian woman to win the International Emmy Directorate Award. Ektaa Kapoor winning Emmys 2023 brought pride to the nation as her contribution to the Indian cinema was acknowledged by the world. Ektaa Kapoor was honoured with the award at the 51st International Emmy Awards' World Television Festival 2023, held in New York, on November 20 (November 21 in India).
Ektaa Kapoor received the Emmy Awards 2023 from Deepak Chopra. While receiving the award, the Indian film-maker got emotional and said, "I'm bringing home an Emmy. This is for India." After winning the Emmys 2023 award, Ektaa Kapoor on stage reportedly said, "I'm delighted to receive the prestigious Emmys Directorate Award! It brings me immense joy and happiness to be honoured at a global scale, such as this. I've always wanted to tell stories because they give me a chance to be heard, seen and represented."
"I am grateful for the audience's love that has opened doors for me, allowing me to transition from television to the world of films and OTT. Each story that I told became a bridge to connect with audiences on many levels. The unexpected turns this journey took are a testament to the power of love showered by the people of India and beyond. My heart is filled with gratitude, and a stronger resolve to make a positive impact through my work for audiences," she added.
Furthermore, EKtaa shared her photo and video from the Emmy Awards show.