John Abraham WikiJohn Abraham is an Indian film actor, producer and a former model. His first commercial successful movie was Dhoom (2004). He received two Filmfare Award nominations, for his negative roles in Dhoom and in Zinda (2006). He was nominated for a Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for the film Baabul (2006). In 2012, he produced his first movie Vicky Donor, which was a critical and commercial success. He has established himself as one of the most versatile actors in the Bollywood with the movie Madras Cafe. Now he will be seen in upcoming Bollywood movies like Hera Pheri 3, Wazir and Rocky Handsome.
BiographyJohn Abraham was born on 17 December 1972 to a Malayali father Abraham John and a Parsi mother Firoza Irani in Mumbai. His father is an architect from Aluva, Kerela. His Parsi name is 'Farhan' but his father being Marthomite Syrian Christian named him 'John'. He has two siblings, a sister named Susy Mathew and a younger brother Alan who is an architect.
In Hera Pheri 3Director Neeraj Vora has roped in Abhishek Bachchan and John Abraham to play the male leads in his upcoming film Hera Pheri 3 which is the third installment of the Hera Pheri franchise. Abhishek and John's chemistry we have already seen in Dostana movie. Their camaraderie is promising and chemistry is sure to work wonders on the big screen. He will be seen playing double role with contrast personalities and nature.
Personal ProfileDate of Birth : 17 December 1972
Age : 42 years
Height : 5'9"
Zodiac sign : Sagittarius
Parents : Abraham John and Firoza Irani
Siblings : Susy Mathew (sister), Alan (younger brother)
Spouse : Priya Runchal
EducationJohn completed his schooling from Bombay Scottish School, Mahim, Mumbai. He got his Bachelor's degree in Economics from Jai Hind college. He pursued his MBA from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Mumbai.
CareerJohn made his acting debut with bollywood movie Jism in 2003 which performed well at the box office. He got recognition in Dhoom (2004) for his role of a villian. The film was produced by Yash Raj Films and was one of the highest grossing film of that year. He appeared in the major critical successful movie, Water (2005), which portrayed the tragic fate of Hindu widows in British India of the 1930s.
The film was written and directed by independent Canadian film-maker Deepa Mehta. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. His first film of 2013 was the multi-starrer Race 2 which was commercially successful. He was last seen in the movie Madras Cafe opposite Nargis Fakhri.
John as ProducerHis debut film as a producer was Vicky Donor (2012) starring Ayushmann Khurrana, Annu Kapoor and Yami Gautam followed by his second production, Madras Cafe which was also directed by Shoojit Sircar. John has also announced his ideas on Hamara Bajaj, an upcoming reality film.
Upcoming movie JazbaaJazbaa is the upcoming Bollywood movie, which will be directed by Sanjay Gupta. The film features the handsome actor John Abraham and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the lead roles. John will be seen playing a cameo role in the movie. Jazbaa will be go on floors in 2015 January.
In Aankhen SequelJohn has already decided to team up with the Welcome director yet again for a sequel on Aankhen. Aankhen which had released in 2002 starred Amitabh Bachchan, Arjun Rampal and Akshay Kumar in the lead roles. The movie is currently in the scripting stage, the director-actor duo is said to have an at-length conversation about the project and have also planned to meet another time soon to discuss about Johnís character in the film.
John Abraham 1911 movieJohn Abraham is coming up with the new venture of Shoojit Sircar's film "1911". The director is focusing on the life of footballer Sibdas Bhaduri, who successfully led bare-footed Indians against British footballers in 1911. John Abraham will be seen in the lead role as Sibdas Bhaduri in the movie. The actor had earlier played a footballer in 2007 film Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal. The pre-production of 1911 has started.
Girlfriend/MarriageOne of the hottest actors in India, John Abraham has finally tied the knot to his girlfriend of three years Priya Runchal at a private ceremony in Los Angeles. John met investment banker Priya in 2010 at a common gym and very soon rumours emerged that John started seeing Priya while he was in a steady relationship with Bipasha. But John refuted these allegations and stated in an interview that he met Priya through a common friend and there was an immediate connection.
In Force 2 MovieJohn Abraham and Vipul Amrutlal Shah are teaming up once again. The duo are coming together for the sequel of their 2011 hit Force. Delhi Belly fame director Abhinay Deo will direct the sequel which is titled Force 2. As for the leading lady, Genelia D'Souza Deshmukh played the female protagonist in the first part but the makers are yet to announce the heroine of their second installment which will go on floors in September this year.
Upcoming MoviesHera Pheri 3