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John Abraham

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17 December, 1972

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Bombay Scottish and Jai Hind College, MBA, MET

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John Abraham Wiki

John Abraham is an Indian actor and film producer who works in Hindi films. Known for his stoic action hero persona, he is a recipient of a National Film Award along with nominations for four Filmfare Awards. Abraham has appeared in Forbes India's Celebrity 100 list since 2017.

Early life and family

Abraham was born in Bombay, Maharashtra on 17 December 1972 into a family of mixed religious and ethnic heritage. His father is a Malayali Syrian Christian from Kerala and his mother is an Irani Zoroastrian, who has many relatives living in Iran. Abraham's Zoroastrian name is "Farhan", but he was baptised with the name "John." He has a younger brother named Alan Abraham. He considers himself a spiritual person but does not follow any particular religion.

Abraham attended Bombay Scottish School in Mahim and Jai Hind College in Churchgate. He was a keen sportsman and excelled in athletics, football, and basketball. He was also a member of the National College Athletic Association (NCAA) team for football.

After graduating from college, Abraham worked as a model for several years. He won the Gladrags Manhunt contest in 1999 and the Grasim Mr. India contest in 2000. He also appeared in several music videos and commercials.

Acting career

Abraham made his acting debut in the 2003 erotic thriller film Jism, opposite Bipasha Basu. The film was a sleeper hit and Abraham's performance was praised by critics. He followed up this success with the action film Dhoom (2004), which was one of the highest-grossing Hindi films of the year. Abraham played the role of Kabir, a charming bike thief who is pursued by two police officers.

Abraham continued to star in a variety of films over the next few years, including the comedies Garam Masala (2005) and Taxi No. 9211 (2006), the romantic drama Water (2005), and the thriller Kabul Express (2006). He also made his debut as a film producer with the 2007 film No Smoking.

In 2008, Abraham starred in the romantic comedy Dostana, which was a critical and commercial success. He played the role of Sam, a gay man who pretends to be straight in order to share an apartment with two other men. Abraham's performance was widely praised by critics and he won several awards for his role.

Abraham has since starred in a number of successful films, including the action thrillers Force (2011), Dishoom (2016), and Satyameva Jayate (2018), and the comedies Housefull 2 (2012) and Desi Boyz (2011). He also won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the 2014 film Madras Cafe.

Upcoming projects include "Pathaan" with Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone, and "Ek Villain Returns" with Arjun Kapoor, Disha Patani, and Tara Sutaria.

Family and personal life

Abraham married investment banker Priya Runchal in 2014. The couple does not have any children.

Abraham is a fitness enthusiast and is known for his muscular physique. He is also a passionate animal lover and has two pet dogs named Bailey and Sia.

Awards and controversy

Abraham has won a number of awards for his work in films, including:

  • National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor (Madras Cafe, 2014)
  • Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut (Jism, 2003)
  • Filmfare Award for Best Villain (Dhoom, 2004)
  • Filmfare Award for Best Actor in a Comic Role (Garam Masala, 2005)
  • Screen Award for Best Actor (Force, 2011)
  • Zee Cine Award for Best Actor (Force, 2011)

Abraham has also been involved in several controversies throughout his career. In 2006, he was arrested for rash driving and causing an accident. In 2009, he was accused of plagiarizing the poster for his film New York. And in 2018, he was criticized for his comments about the #MeToo movement.

Despite the controversies, Abraham remains one of the most popular and successful actors in Bollywood. He is known for his versatility, his dedication to his craft, and his commitment to fitness.

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