“Amy” is based on the life of late singer Amy Winehouse
Irrfan, who worked with Kapadia a decade ago for “The Warrior”, said in a statement: “I am extremely thrilled for Asif. He is an amazing filmmaker and I am happy that we had the opportunity to work together in the past.
“His film ‘The Warrior’ was a turning point of my life. It’s overwhelming to know that finally he got the much deserving Oscar.”