Halcyon Studios will produce the project after it optioned Daphne Barak's 2010 book 'Saving Amy'.
Johar, the producer-director of several Bollywood films, and Kapadia, the Oscar-winning director of the documentary on Amy Winehouse, were among those to receive awards at LIFF 2021.
In "The Warrior", the film that brought Irrfan to the attention of the international film community, the actor played a warrior who goes through a spiritual transformation.
Asif Kapadia and Amit Kumar make this interaction exude the vibe of friendly conversation, and it helps that their own association goes back a long way.
Kapadia, known for his documentaries "Senna", "Amy" and "Diego Maradona", has turned executive producer for Kumar and his wife Anupama Minz's supernatural crime series,