John Abraham WikiJohn Abraham is an Indian film actor, producer and a former model. He shot to fame with his first successful movie Dhoom (2004). In 2012, he produced his first movie Vicky Donor, which was a critical and commercial success. He will soon be seen in upcoming flick Dishoom.
Personal ProfileName : John Abraham
Date of Birth : 17 December 1972
Age : 43 years
Height : 5'9"
Religion : Christian
Zodiac sign : Sagittarius
Parents : Abraham John and Firoza Irani
Siblings : Susy Mathew (sister), Alan (younger brother)
Spouse : Priya Runchal
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.
Latest newsAs per the latest reports, John Abraham has roped in Captain Hawa Singh's biopic. He will play the six-foot-one boxer. Sam Fernandez, former COO of Vidhu Vinod Chopra, has bought the rights to Hawa Singh's story. He will produce the film with his partner, John and a studio. Sources also added that, The director will be finalised by July and the film is expected to roll in October.
While Sam confirmed the news and John said that, "We both are six-foot-one and weigh 94 kgs. His son Sanjay Singh,daughter-in-law and two grand kids came to see me. I've not signed it but the family, Sam and I are all very excited about the project".
Forthcoming MoviesThe well known truth is that, actor John Abraham and cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni are best friends. Now the actor is all set to play a cameo in MS Dhoni - 'The Untold Story'.
He will also be seen in upoming flick Dishoom alongwith Varun Dhawan. It tells the story of two cops, Kabir (Abraham) and Junaid (Varun) on a mission to find an Indian cricketer, who gets kidnapped 36 hours before an India-Pakistan final match.
Abraham's third flick is Force 2, an action thriller film directed by Abhinay Deo and produced by Vipul Amrutlal Shah. John will play as ACP Yashvardhan opposite Sonakshi Sinha.
EducationJohn has 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.
Marriage/WifeJohn Abraham got married to Priya Runchal at a private ceremony in Los Angeles. John met investment banker Priya in 2010 through a common friend and there was an immediate connection.
CareerJohn made his acting debut with bollywood movie Jism in 2003 which performed well at the box office. He got recognition from Dhoom (2004) for his role of a villian. He has 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.
As ProducerJohn's debut film as a producer was Vicky Donor (2012) which starred Ayushmann Khurrana, Annu Kapoor and Yami Gautam followed by his second production, Madras Cafe which was also directed by Shoojit Sircar.
Upcoming Movies2016 M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story 2016 Dishoom
2016 Force 2
2004 Lakeer, Dhoom, Madhoshi
2005 Elaan , Kaal, Viruddh, Water, Garam Masala
2006 Taxi No. 9211, Baabul, Kabul Express, Salaam-e-Ishq
2009 New York
2011 Desi Boyz
2012 Housefull 2
2013 Race 2, Shootout at Wadala, Madras Cafe
2015 Welcome Back
2016 Rocky Handsome