John Abraham Dhoom Biography
John Abraham was born on December 17, 1972, in Kochi, Kerala, India (age 47 as of 2018). His paternal family gave him the name Farhan Irani, but he goes by John Abraham, which is exactly the opposite of his father’s name, Abraham. He attended Bombay Scottish School in Mumbai for his formal education before enrolling in Jai Hind College at the University of Mumbai to pursue a B.A. in Economics.
He then finished his MBA at Mumbai Educational Trust. Since he was young, John has been a competitive runner, competing in the 100- and 200-meter distances. He had even competed in the 100-meter race for his school at the district level. He wanted to be an architect like his father and brother when he was a teenager.
John debuted as a model by portraying a homicide investigator in Jazzy B’s record “Surma.” Later, he worked for Time & Space Media Entertainment Promotions Ltd. and Enterprises Nexus as a media planner and production manager.
Abraham competed in the Gladrags Manhunt Super Model Competition and distinguished himself by placing second. He later won the Manhunt International Contest as well.
John enrolled in the Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Laboratory to learn the fundamentals of acting before entering Bollywood.
One of the most well-known and gifted actors in the Indian cinema industry is John Abraham. He has a sizable fan base and has appeared in several profitable films. But one of his most recognizable performances was as the villain in the film Dhoom. Let’s examine John Abraham’s Dhoom biography in more detail.
John Abraham Physical Appearance
Height (approx.): 6′
Hair Colour: Black
John Abraham Early Life and Career
In 1972, John Abraham was born in Mumbai, India. He finished his education at Bombay Scottish School before earning an economics degree from Jai Hind College. John always had a passion for modeling and entered the field in 1999 after taking first place in the Gladrags Manhunt competition. After that, he completed a number of modeling jobs before making his acting debut in the 2003 film Jism.
John Abraham The Villain of Dhoom
One of John Abraham’s best performances is still regarded to be his role of the villain in the film Dhoom. The film, which was released in 2004, was a great hit, and viewers adored John’s portrayal of Kabir. Kabir led his gang in a number of heists and was a shrewd and crafty robber. He was a pro at disguising himself, and he spent a long period avoiding capture.
Both crowds and reviews loved John’s portrayal of Kabir. He was the ideal fit for the part due to his lean build, fashionable appearance, and endearing demeanor. The crowd particularly enjoyed John’s on-screen chemistry with Esha Deol, his co-star in the film.
John Abraham Impact of Dhoom on John’s Career
A turning point in John Abraham’s career was Dhoom. It not only established him as a household name but also as a talented actor. John continued to make lucrative films after Dhoom’s success, including Garam Masala, Taxi No. 9211, Dostana, and New York. As a result of his performance in Dhoom, he also received the Filmfare Award for Best Villain.
John benefited personally from his success in Dhoom. He rose to prominence as one of Bollywood’s most eligible bachelors and was associated with several actresses, notably Bipasha Basu. Later, the two started dating and remained together for nearly ten years before calling it quits.
John Abraham Family, Caste & Wife
The family that John comes from is multireligious. His parents were a Parsi mother and a Malayali Narsani father. His mother Firoza Irani is a stay-at-home mom who volunteers for charities, and his father Abraham John is an architect. Alan Abraham, John’s younger brother, is an architect. Susy Mathew is his sister as well.
Riya Sen, an actress John dated, turned down his proposal of marriage because she preferred to pursue a career in Bollywood.
On the shooting of their movie Jism, John first met Bipasha Basu and immediately fell in love. The relationship between the two ended because of John’s closeness to Priya after about 8 years of dating.
At a Bandra gym, John fell in love with Priya Runchal. On January 3, 2014, the pair exchanged vows in a private ceremony. Banker is Priya Runchal’s primary occupation.
John Abraham Career
With “Jism” (2003), John made his acting debut alongside Bipasha Basu. In the film, his voice was overdubbed. He then had a bad character in the action movie “Dhoom.” The film made him a successful performer and was a box office hit. In the movie, his hairdo set the fashion for young people.
He appeared in the highly successful 2005 movie “Water,” and in the following year’s “Baabul” he played a supporting role. Abraham then went on to star in a number of highly popular films, including as “Garam Masala” (2005), “Taxi No. 9211” (2006), “Dostana” (2008), “New York” (2009), “Housefull 2” (2012), “Welcome Back” (2015), and “Dishoom” (2016).
In 2012, he made his production debut with “Vicky Donor.” A national award was given to the movie for “Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment.” Director Shoojit Sircar’s “Madras Cafe” was the subject of his second project.
In order to promote his movie Jhootha Hi Sahi, John participated in a singing reality program. After Sugandha Mishra’s performance, he kissed her. Sugandha’s grandfather objected to her famous crush kissing her, despite the fact that she was delighted herself. John received harsh criticism for his behavior.
In the movie Dostana, the infamous “liplock” between Abhishek Bachchan and John Abraham caused problems for the actor. The incident generated so much uproar that it dominated local news for months.
John is frequently praised for his courteous demeanor. The actor, however, lost his composure while releasing the Force 2 video. Sources claim that one of his fans grabbed his arm and pulled him for a selfie as he left the venue. John ended up slapping the man because he was so irritated by the behavior.
- Best Male Debut: Bollywood Movie Award (2004)
- (2006) Rajiv Gandhi Award for his work in Bollywood
- won the 2009 Lions Club Award
- Vicky Donor (2013) won a national film award
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John Abraham Salary/Net Worth
John is estimated to be worth 168 crores of rupees. He makes about Rs. 11 from each movie.