17 December 1972
|Occupation||Actor, film producer, model|
|Spouse(s)||Priya Runchal (m. 2014)|
|Parent(s)||Abraham John |
Early life[change | change source]
Abraham was born on 17 December 1972 into a family of mixed religious and ethnic heritage. His father is a Syrian Christian from Kerala and his mother is a Zoroastrian Irani. 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 grew up in Mumbai and studied at the Bombay Scottish School in Mumbai, Maharashta. He attended Jai Hind College, University of Mumbai, and then got an MBA degree from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Bombay. His cousin Susy Matthew is an author and has written novels like "Mahabharat".
Filmography[change | change source]
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
Actor[change | change source]
|2003||Jism||Kabir Lal||Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut|
|2003||Saaya||Dr.Akash / "Akki"|
|2004||Lakeer - Forbidden Lines||Saahil|
|2004||Dhoom||Kabir||Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role|
|2005||Garam Masala||Shyam / "Sam"|
|2006||Zinda||Rohit Chopra||Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role|
|2006||Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna||DJ||Special appearance in the song "Where's The Party Tonight?"|
|2006||Taxi No. 9211||Jai Mittal|
|2006||Baabul||Rajat||Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor|
|2006||Kabul Express||Suhel Khan|
|2007||Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute to Love||Ashutosh Raina|
|2007||Hattrick||Himself||Special appearance in the song "Wicket Bacha"|
|2007||Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal||Sunny Bhasin|
|2009||Luck by Chance||Himself||Special appearance|
|2009||Little Zizou||Arjun||Special appearance|
|2009||New York||Samir / "Sam"|
|2010||Jhootha Hi Sahi||Sid|
|2011||7 Khoon Maaf||Jimmy Stetson|
|2011||Mere Brother Ki Dulhan||Himself||Special appearance|
|2011||Force||ACP Yashvardhan/ACP Yash/Yash|
|2011||Desi Boyz||Nick Mathur / "Hunter"|
|2012||Vicky Donor||Himself||Special appearance in the song "Rum Whisky"|
|2013||Race 2||Armaan Malik|
|2013||I, Me, aur Main||Ishaan Sabharwal|
|2013||Shootout at Wadala||Manya Surve|
|2013||Madras Cafe||Vikram Singh|
|2015||Welcome Back||Ajju Bhai|
|2016||Rocky Handsome||Kabir Ahlawat/ Rocky/ Handsome|
|2016||M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story||Himself||Special appearance|
|2016||Force 2||ACP Yashvardhan/ACP Yash/Yash||Filming|
|2018||Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran|
Producer[change | change source]
|2012||Vicky Donor||National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment |
Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Film
|2016||Satra Ko Shaadi Hai||Filming|
Awards and nominations[change | change source]
Film awards[change | change source]
Other recognitions[change | change source]
|2006||Rajiv Gandhi Award for his achievement in Bollywood||Yes|||
|2007||Giant International Awards for his contribution to Indian cinema||Yes||[source?]|
|2008||Sexiest Asian Man||Yes|||
|2009||Lions Club Award||Yes|||
|2011||India's Sexiest Bachelor by the BIG CBS PRIME||Yes|||
|2012||Most Stylish Man – GQ Awards (India)||Yes|||
References[change | change source]
- Bhattacharyya, Wriddhaayan (6 January 2016). "I wish everyday could be like the marathon day: John Abraham". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 24 March 2016.
Though born in Kochi, the actor grew up in Mumbai and hence, the secret behind his long association with the event.
- "For Those Who Want To Know John Abraham's Religion, Here's The Answer". NDTV. 8 June 2018. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
0:19 He (father) is a Syrian Christian. My father is a Malayali, My mother is an Irani.
- "Not weekends, my films start making money from Mondays: John Abraham" Archived 3 January 2019 at the Wayback Machine, Times of India, 8 August 2018. Retrieved 4 October 2019: "I always love visiting Gujarat because the Parsi community (my mother is a Parsi) has its roots in south Gujarat."
- "John Abraham: Lesser known facts". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 June 2019.
- Priya Gupta (6 December 2012). "Hrithik is more good-looking than me: John Abraham". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 11 November 2013. Retrieved 6 February 2013.
- "Pics: John Abraham with his cousin Susy Matthew". Indicine.com. 21 February 2012. Archived from the original on 4 April 2019. Retrieved 6 February 2013.
- Manav Manglani (10 October 2012). "John Abraham Gifts Audi Q Life To Sister-in-law On Her Birthday in Bandra". Koimoi.com. Archived from the original on 28 May 2019. Retrieved 6 February 2013.
- "John Abraham gives his sister-in-law an Beater Car". Pinkvilla. 10 October 2012. Archived from the original on 28 May 2019. Retrieved 6 February 2013.
- "FAQS". JohnAbraham.com. Archived from the original on 22 February 2018. Retrieved 10 March 2018.
- UTV New Media Ltd. (17 January 2003). "JohnAbraham.com : Official Website With Latest News, Photos, Videos and Updates From The Bollywood Star". Utvjohn.com. Archived from the original on 13 May 2012. Retrieved 13 June 2012.
- "Birthday Exclusive: John Abraham". Deccan Chronicle. 17 December 2013. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
- "List of 10 highly educated Bollywood actors". India Today. 25 February 2020. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
- "John Abraham Launches Sister's Book". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 21 August 2019 – via YouTube.
- "Newbie Harshvardhan Rane excited to be launched by John Abraham". India Today. 22 March 2014. Retrieved 4 January 2015.
- "John Abraham awarded Rajiv Gandhi Award". Nowrunning.com. 21 August 2006. Archived from the original on 2007-10-16.
- "John Abraham voted sexiest Asian man". Apunkachoice.com. 13 December 2008.
- "Lions Club Award". Mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 4 January 2015.
- "John bags the title of 'India's Sexiest Bachelor'". Glamsham Magazine. Archived from the original on 28 September 2011. Retrieved 16 September 2011.
- "2012 GQ India Men of the Year". Archived from the original on 2013-12-10.. gqindia.com. 10 December 2013
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