John Abraham is a famous actor in Hindi movies who began his career as a model. The birth name of John Abraham is Farhan Abraham. Besides proving his acting skills in movies, he has also produced some movies. He produces films under the banner of John Abraham Entertainment, which is his own production house. John Abraham has an interest in sports and owns a football team. He is known to his fans for the stunts he performs in films. John is a supporter of social causes like animal rights. He is a successful model and actor liked by the public a lot. John Abraham is a tall actor with five feet eleven-inch height that gives him a strong personality well suited for the roles he plays in films.
John Abraham was born in Kerala in Kochi to his parents Abraham John and Firoza Irani. John belongs to a mixed culture middle-class family. He was named Farhan by his maternal family and it is a Parsi name. Since his father was a Christian, he named the child John. Abraham John is a Christian from Kerala and an architect by profession. On the other hand, Firoza Irani is a homemaker and belongs to the Parsi community. The younger brother of John Abraham is Alan.
John Abraham did his schooling from the prestigious Bombay Scottish School that is situated in Mumbai in the Mahim area. It is an upmarket school in Mumbai. For graduation, he joined the Jai Hind College that too is located in Mumbai. He did graduation in economics subject and received a bachelor’s degree. The college comes under the University of Mumbai. After this, John Abraham pursued an education in business management. For this, he joined an MBA course and received a business management degree from Mumbai Educational Trust.
After finishing his education, John Abraham entered the world of modeling. He was seen in a music video made by singer Jazzy B. He worked in some media firms and got the job of a media planner. The year 1999 was a turning point in his life when he won a prize in the famous and prestigious modeling competition called the Gladrags Manhunt Contest. He was given several modeling assignments in foreign countries like London and Hong Kong. John Abraham also did modeling in New York.
John Abraham established himself well as a model. He was seen in a large number of advertisements for which he did modeling. Famous and well-known singers like Pankaj Udhas and Hans Raj Hans signed him to do modeling for them in music videos. John Abraham learned the basics of acting in the Kishore Namit Kapoor acting laboratory. He continued to work as a professional model along with doing an acting course at this institute.
Once John Abraham became a successful model, he ventured into the world of cinema has given some of the best performances in Hindi movies. His first movie was a thriller film and a big hit at that time. John Abraham has good looks and a strong physique. He has played roles in horror and romantic movies. His movie Paap in 2004 was the first movie by actress Pooja Bhatt that she directed. Although the movie did not do very well commercially, it received some good responses also. The film was shown at the Kara Film Festival. The same year, John Abraham acted in the movie Dhoom, which was a Yash Raj Film. It was an action film in which he acted stars like Abhishek Bachchan and Uday Chopra. His female co-star in the movie was Esha Deol.
The following years saw the release of many films by John Abraham. The movie Race 3 was released in 2013 and became successful at the box office. His recent movie is Parmanu: The Story Of Pokhran released in 2018.
The first movie of John Abraham was Jism which was shown in the theatres in 2003. He played the character of a poor and alcoholic man in the movie. The movie Kabul Express was commercially successful. John Abraham acted in the movie Desi Boyz in 2011. He gave good performances in romantic roles in many movies after that. The movie Welcome Back was received well by the audience. It was a commercially successful movie. Fans love John Abraham for his stylish looks and strong personality. The coming times will see many of his movies being released with good roles.