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John 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.


John 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.


John 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.

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Date of Birth : 17 December 1972
Age : 41 years
Height : 5'9"
Religion : Agnostic
Zodiac sign : Sagittarius
Parents : Abraham John and Firoza Irani
Siblings : Susy Mathew (sister), Alan (younger brother)
Spouse : Priya Runchal

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John 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 Producer

His 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 Jazbaa

Jazbaa 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. Since long John is planning to act alongside Ash and now his dream has came true. The films other cast is not yet finalized. Jazbaa will be go on floors in 2015 January.

In Aankhen Sequel

John 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.

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If reports are to be believed then, one 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.

John has talked about his marriage plans in his interviews earlier. He had said he is a very impulsive guy and would be getting married in 2013. But according to the reports it looks like the hunky man has finally tied the marital knot. John Abraham sent rumour mills soaring with news of his alleged marriage after he tweeted "Wishing you and your loved ones a blessed 2014! May this year bring you love, good fortune and joy. Love, John and Priya Abraham."

John Abraham 1911 movie

John 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.

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