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John Abraham

Name : John Abraham

Birthday : 17th December, 1972 (Age:44)

Zodiac Sign : Sagittarius

Occupation : actor, producer, former model

Marital status : Married

Awards : In 2006: Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role
In 2006: Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor

Biography : John Abraham is an Indian film actor, producer, former model. Born on 17 December 1972 to a Malayali Nasrani father and a Parsi mother. He has a sister Susy Mathew and a younger brother.

John studied at Bombay Scottish School in Mumbai. He got his bachelor's degree in economics from Jai Hind College. John Abraham started his modelling career appearing in the music video of the song 'Surma' by Punjabi singer Jazzy B. Later, he worked for Enterprises-Nexus as a media planner, in 1999, he won the Gladrags Manhunt Contest and went to the Philippines for Manhunt International, where he runner up second place.

John made his acting debut with Jism in 2003, it was a average hit. His next films included a paranormal Romance Saaya (2003), Pooja Bhatt's directorial debut Paap (2004) and Ahmed Khan's Lakeer – Forbidden Lines (2004), they all were not succeed. In 2005 he starred in the supernatural thriller Kaal and the comedy Garam Masala both of which did well at the box office.

Later that year, he had a role in Water, 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. In 2006 he starred in the films Zinda, Taxi No. 9211, Baabul and Kabul Express. Among these Taxi No. 9211 and Kabul Express were substantially successful.

In 2008, John starred alongside Abhishek Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra in Dostana, his only release that year. His first release of 2009 was a production by Yash Raj Films, New York. In 2011, was seen in the films Aashayein and Jhootha Hi Sahi. Both of the films turned out to be box office failures. Lately, Abraham has appeared in films Force (2011), Desi Boyz (2011), and Housefull 2 (2012).

His first film of 2013 was the multi-starrer Race 2 which was commercially successful. His latest movie Madras Cafe, which also is a second movie for him as a producer garnered much critical acclaim, also the collections of the movie saw an upward trend after the terrific word of mouth.

After having no release in 2014, Abraham will be back in 2015 with Welcome Back, sequel to the 2007 film Welcome opposite Shruti Haasan and Anil Kapoor.He has also commenced filming for Rocky Handsome opposite Shruti Haasan and Nathalia Kaur slated for October 2015 release. He has also begun work on a crime thriller Mumbai Saga alongside Huma Qureshi and Vivek Oberoi.

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