Ekta walks ramp for rival's fashion show

By HT

Mumbai, March 29 -- For the past couple of weeks, the big Eid clash between UTV's Chennai Express and Ekta Kapoor-produced Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai 2 has been talked about a lot (with both the makers pre-booking theatres for their respective films as a package deal).

So it was a major surprise when Ekta walked the ramp in Vikram Phadnis's creations at the Lakme Fashion Week for Ronnie Screwvala (head honcho of UTV)-backed charity organisation, Swades. The organisation aims to improve living conditions in villages.

However, Ekta says that she is "fond of" Ronnie. Actually, it was his wife, Zarina, (Mehta) who had requested Ekta to walk the ramp for the show. "Whatever has been happening (Eid clash, etc) is a professional issue. He is a good friend. Plus, it's for a good cause. Initially, I had decline