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). 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 was last seen in Welcome back movie. Now he will be seen in upcoming Bollywood movies like Hera Pheri 3 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.
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
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.
In MS Dhoni biopicThe well known truth is that, actor John Abraham and cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni are best friends. Now the actor is all set to play himself in Neeraj Pandey's MS Dhoni - 'The Untold Story'. John said that, "I'm glad a film is being made on Mahi's life. I respect the vision of the director and I'm sure Sushant (Singh Rajput) will be fantastic".
Marriage/WifeJohn Abraham got married to 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.
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.
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. He will be seen playing double role with contrast personalities and nature.
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.
In 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.
Upcoming Movies2016 Rocky Handsome
2016 Hera Pheri 3
2016 Housefull 3
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