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Asif Kapadia was born on 1972 in London Borough of Hackney, London, United Kingdom, is a British film director.
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Who Is Asif Kapadia’s Wife?
His wife is Victoria Harwood (m. 2006)
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Asif Kapadia Net Worth
His net worth has been growing significantly in 2019-2020. So, how much is Asif Kapadia worth at the age of 48 years old? Asif Kapadia’s income source is mostly from being a successful Filmmaker. He is from United Kingdom. We have estimated Asif Kapadia’s net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2020||$1 Million – $5 Million|
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In 2019, Kapadia was awarded as Honorary Associate of London Film School.
In December 2019, along with 42 other leading cultural figures, Kapadia signed a letter endorsing the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership in the 2019 general election. The letter stated that “Labour’s election manifesto under Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership offers a transformative plan that prioritises the needs of people and the planet over private profit and the vested interests of a few.”
In 2018, a documentary film titled Maradona, based on Argentine football legend Diego Maradona, was released. Following on from Senna and Amy, Kapadia states, “Maradona is the third part of a trilogy about child geniuses and fame.” He added, “I was fascinated by his journey, wherever he went there were moments of incredible brilliance and drama. He was a leader, taking his teams to the very top, but also many lows in his career. He was always the little guy fighting against the system… and he was willing to do anything, to use all of his cunning and intelligence to win.”
Kapadia’s next film Amy was a documentary that depicted the life and death of British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse. Amy was released on 3 July 2015 in the United Kingdom, New York and Los Angeles, and worldwide on 10 July. The film has been described as “heartbreaking”, “awe-inspiring”, “unmissable”, “the best documentary of the year” and “a tragic masterpiece”. The film has received 5 out of 5 ratings when it was reviewed at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival in May. The film has become the highest grossing British documentary, and second highest grossing documentary of all time in the United Kingdom, overtaking Kapadia’s 2010 movie Senna.
Kapadia directed the documentary film Senna (2010), based on Ayrton Senna (famous for his achievements in motor racing), which won the BAFTA Award for Best Documentary, the BAFTA Award for Best Editing and the World Cinema Audience Award Documentary at the Sundance Film Festival 2011. He filmed Amy (2015), based on singer Amy Winehouse, which has become the highest-grossing documentary of all-time in the United Kingdom, and also won him an Oscar and Grammy Award in 2016. In 2019, he released the film Diego Maradona, based on Argentine football legend Diego Maradona, with Kapadia stating, “Maradona is the third part of a trilogy about child geniuses and fame.”
Kapadia’s first feature film, The Warrior, was shot in the Himalayas and the deserts of Rajasthan. The film caught the attention of The Arts Foundation who in 2001 awarded him a fellowship in Film Directing. Peter Bradshaw in The Guardian described The Warrior as possessing “mighty breadth” and “shimmering beauty”; the film was nominated for three BAFTA awards, winning two: the Alexander Korda Award for the outstanding British Film of the Year 2003 and The Carl Foreman Award for Special Achievement by a Director, Screenwriter or Producer in their First Feature. The Warrior also won the Grand Prix at the Dinard Film Festival, the Sutherland Award at the London Film Festival, the Evening Standard British Film Awards for the Most Promising Newcomer and the Douglas Hickox Award for Best Debut Film. In 2003
Asif Kapadia (born 1972) is a British filmmaker. His early award-winning films include The Sheep Thief (1997), winner of the 2nd Prize Cinéfondation for Short Film at the Cannes Film Festival, and The Warrior (2001), winning the BAFTA Award for Best British Film 2003.
Asif Kapadia was born in 1972 in north London, to an Indian Muslim British family. He attended Newport Film School (formerly part of the University of Wales, Newport, now the University of South Wales), achieved a first-class degree (BA Hons) in Film, TV and Photographic Arts from the University of Westminster and an MA (RCA) in Directing for Film and TV at the Royal College of Art.