Interesting Facts and Figures : John Abraham

March 13th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire  

John Abraham John Abraham: Yet another supermodel turned actor and though still to prove his acting talent, there is no doubt that John Abraham is a huge star in Hindi cinema today. He is one of the biggest heart throbs in filmdom today, his good looks and sexy body driving women insanely wild. John Abraham has been one of the most successful male models in India. Abraham’s father is a Malayali Syrian Christian architect, from Alwaye, Kerala in India. His mother, Phiroza Irani, is part of Mumbai’s Parsi community. Abraham’s Parsi name is “Farhan” to which his father, being a catholic, added “Abraham” as a respect for the Bible and named him “John”. He has one younger brother, Alan.

Birthday: 17th December, 1972 in Mumbai.

Debut Film: Jism (2003).

Major Impact: Dhoom (2004).

Successful Films: Dhoom (2004), Kaal(2005), Garam Masala (2005), Taxi No. 9211 (2006), Water (2005), Kabul Express (2006), Dostana (2008).

Awards: Nominated for the Filmfare Best Debut Award for Jism and the Filmfare Best Villain Award for Dhoom.

Forthcoming Films: Little Zizou, New York and Aashayein.

Facts we didn’t know:

Indian supermodel

His voice was dubbed by another actor in his first film Jism (2003).

Is a vegetarian.

Was approached by Rajiv Rai for the lead role in Asambhav (2004).

Before he went to modeling he was working as a media planner for an ad agency.

Girlfriend is actress Bipasha Basu.

Turned down the role of Rohan in Nazar (2005).
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