The Dirty Picture to Crew, 5 female-oriented subjects backed by Ektaa R Kapoor

In the male-dominated entertainment industry, Ektaa R. Kapoor stands out as one distinct name that has always hit the right chord. She has always tasted victory with her female-led, strong-content films. Be it box office or the audience's hearts, Ektaa has made waves everywhere. Since 'Crew' is rocking at the box office, let's have a look at the five films that prove why Ektaa leads the way when it comes to female-oriented subjects.

1) Crew

The recently released 'Crew' starring Tabu, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Kriti Sanon from Ektaa R. Kapoor's venture is making waves across the globe. The film comes as the biggest commercial family entertainer, and Ektaa R Kapoor has again proved her mettle as the film has packed a solid punch across the globe with worldwide collections of 63 crores. 

2) Veere Di Wedding

Veere Di Wedding, starring the ensemble cast of Kareena Kapoor Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Shikha Talsania, and others, is the second film on the list, which proves Ektaa's dominance when it comes to female-based subjects. The film tells the story of love and friendship, and it won the hearts of the audiences. The film ran for six weeks in cinemas and made whopping box office numbers of 80 crores.

3) Udta Punjab

While Udta Punjab had Shahid Kapoor in the lead, one cannot deny the strong performances of Kareena Kapoor Khan and Alia Bhatt in the film. The film tells the story of the drug-based concept and the influence of it on the youths of the northern regions, and the strong characters were given to Kareena and Alia. The film roared louder at the box office, with collections of 60 crores.

4) The Dirty Picture

Ektaa R. Kapoor revived the trend of female-oriented films in Indian cinema with 'The Dirty Picture'. The film starring Vidya Balan made the entire nation go gaga over it, and everyone presented the bold and female-dominating subjects from Ektaa R. Kapoor, who gave Indian cinema its very first 100 crore film in female-oriented subjects.

5) Lipstick Under My Burkha

The last film on the list is 'Lipstick Under My Burkha'. The movie shows the secret lives of four women who are in search of their freedom. Even after facing all the odds and obstacles in their way, they still manage to find their way to claim their desires through small acts of courage. The film was widely acclaimed for its storytelling, and it premiered at the Tokyo and Mumbai Film Festivals, where it won the Spirit of Asia Prize and the Oxfam Award for Best Film on Gender Equality. The film received two nominations at the 63rd Filmfare Awards, including Best Film (Critics) and Best Supporting Actress for Ratna Pathak.