Ekta Kapoor, Anushka Sharma Feature In Fortune India's List Of Most Powerful Women In Business

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 23 September 2019, 01:03 PM
Ekta, Anushka Features In Fortune India's List Of Most Powerful Women
Ekta, Anushka Features In Fortune India's List Of Most Powerful Women

Ekta Kapoor and Anushka Sharma has made it to Fortune India magazine's most Most Powerful Women of the year 2019 list.  

Talking about Anushka Sharma, Fortune India wrote on their website, "Sharma is not only the face of her clothing line Nush and several other brands such as Nivea, Elle 18, Myntra and Lavie, but also a producer."

In 2018, Anushka Sharma completed 10 years in the film industry. Her latest film Zero was with her first co-star Shah Rukh Khan, with whom she made her debut in Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi. 

Anushka Sharma owns a production house, Clean Slate Films, which was set up when she was 25 and has produced three small-budget Hindi films—NH10, Phillauri, and Pari , all three stared Anushka in lead role. They made around ₹ 40 crore each at the box office. Moving beyond Bollywood, Clean Slate Films has tied up with Netflix to produce a feature film titled Bulbul and a web series called Mai. It is also developing and producing a web series for Amazon Prime Video.

Ekta Kapoor also features on the list and has occupied the 22nd slot. the 44 vyear old celebrity whose name is now synonymous with Indian sitcoms ventured into OTT platform two years back with ALTBalaji  and according to the magazine has garnered close to 20 million paid subscribers, a big jump over the previous year. "It drew subscriptions by building a loyal customer base by keeping prices low and courting viewers outside the big cities." qrote the magazine.

Fortune’s annual ranking of India’s most powerful women in business is chosen for making an impact by virtue of their business acumen and social and cultural influence.

First Published: Sunday, September 22, 2019 09:49 PM

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