John Abraham

John Abraham
John promotes 'I, Me Aur Main' with coffee date.jpg
Abraham during promotion of I, Me Aur Main, 2013
Born (1972-12-17) 17 December 1972 (age 48)
NationalityIndian
Occupation
  • Actor
  • model
  • producer
Years active1999–present
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)[3]
Spouse(s)
Priya Runchal
(m. 2014)
Websitewww.johnabraham.com

John Abraham (born 17 December 1972)[4] is an Indian film actor, film producer and former model who appears in Hindi-language films. After modelling for numerous advertisements and companies, he made his Bollywood debut with Jism (2003), which earned him the Filmfare Best Debut Award nomination.[5] This was followed by his first commercial success, Dhoom (2004). He received two Filmfare Award nominations, for his negative roles in Dhoom, and in Zinda (2006). He later appeared in the major critical success Water (2005).[6] He was nominated for a Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for the film Baabul (2006). Since then, Abraham has starred in many critically and commercially successful films including Garam Masala (2005), Taxi No. 9211 (2006), Dostana (2008), New York (2009), Housefull 2 (2012), Race 2 (2013), Shootout at Wadala (2013), Madras Cafe (2013), Welcome Back (2015), Dishoom (2016), Parmanu (2018), Satyameva Jayate (2018) and Batla House (2019),"Mumbai saga"(2021) thus establishing himself as a commercially successful actor of Hindi cinema.

In 2012, Abraham produced his first film Vicky Donor, which was a critical and commercial success, and earned him a National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. He then established his own production house, John Abraham Entertainment. His second film as a producer was Madras Cafe, which garnered critical acclaim. Beyond his acting career, he is the owner of the Indian Super League football team NorthEast United FC.[7][8] He has often performed many dangerous stunts in his films. He is also a vegetarian, and is a strong advocate for animal rights.[9]

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  3. ^ Dhar, Pooja (23 June 2020). "John Abraham's facts: Most commonly asked questions about the star". Republic World. Retrieved 9 February 2021.
  4. ^ Krishnan, Aishwarya (17 December 2016). "Happy Birthday, John Abraham: 7 things to know about the Bollywood hunk!". india.com. Archived from the original on 1 April 2017. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
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  6. ^ "Water (2005)". Rotten Tomatoes. Archived from the original on 26 October 2013. Retrieved 3 September 2010.
  7. ^ Basu, Saumyajit. "Stars embrace football through Indian Super League". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 9 June 2014. Retrieved 22 April 2014.
  8. ^ "Indian Super League sees interest from 30 franchise bidders". Business Standard. 24 March 2014. Archived from the original on 2 January 2015. Retrieved 22 April 2014.
  9. ^ Want an eight pack like John Abraham? | health and fitness Archived 17 February 2017 at the Wayback Machine. Hindustan Times (22 April 2016). Retrieved 23 March 2017.