Smriti Irani may have changed her career, but she still shares a special bond with Ekta Kapoor. The former actress starred in one of Ekta’s most successful shows on television, as Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.
The show not only gave Smriti a lot of stardom, but also helped forge a strong bond with its producer Ekta. Keeping in mind Ekta’s birthday today, Smriti shared a special video, in which she surprised Ekta by bringing all the actors of the show, which started in 2000 and lasted for eight years, together in one frame.
Smriti wrote with the video, “#HappyBirthdayEktaKapoor. See who all came after 20 years only for @ektarkapoor. “
Smriti’s sweet gesture was noticed by many celebrities of the television industry, Hina Khan praised Smriti in the comments, writing, “She is very sweet. And you have been my only favorite actress since that time. I have always mentioned you in each of my interviews over the last 11 years. You were magical on screen. Ekta knows how much I love you. #Foreverinspiration @smritiiraniofficial. “
Other TV actors including Kritika Sengar and Vivaan Bhathena thanked Smriti for bringing her along.
Meanwhile, she has been in the news recently after a police complaint was filed against Ekta and her mother Shobha Kapoor. It all started when BB13 contestant Vikas Pathak shared a post on social media, which created a stir on the internet. In the video, he said how the director allegedly insulted the Indian Army in her show.
Now, Ekta has finally talked about the same. She revealed that all the objectionable scenes have been removed. She even apologized to those whose feelings were hurt by her series.
Many celebrities in the television industry have distinguished Ekta Kapoor and the list includes Divyanka Tripathi, Karan Patel, Pooja Banerjee, Rashmi Desai, Sriti Jha, Anjum Feikh, Vivek Dahiya.