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>Bollywood super star fillm Actor John Abraham (actor) Personal life

5 Jun

>Abraham has been dating actress Bipasha Basu since 2002 Both of them have officially broken up
Social causes

Abraham also associates himself deeply in the social causes and urges youngsters also to join hands in this humanity mankind. When asked about his work he said:
I work for social causes that I address I love animals and I work for PETA. I have my own brigade called Johns brigade for Habitat for Humanity Habitat For Humanity is a Jimmy Carter foundation project
He has also been associated with the Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre located in Mumbai where he donated a cheque of ten lakhs towards the hospital funds

In January 2009, Abraham led a group of Indian celebrities in the Mumbai Marathon an annual event to benefit the United Way

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>Bollywood super star fillme John Abraham (actor) Career

5 Jun

>Modeling

Abraham started his modelling career appearing in the music video of the song “Surma by Punjabi singer Jazzy b He then joined the media firm Time & Space Media Entertainment Promotions Ltd which however, closed because of financial problems. 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 won second place. Following this, he was signed by Carrie Models in Singapore and did some modelling there he later modelled in Hong Kong, London and New York City He also appeared in a number of commercial advertisements and in other music videos for singers including Pankaj Udhas, Hans Raj Hans and Babul Supriyo To improve his acting skills Abraham joined the Kishore Namit Kapoor acting laboratory and completed an acting course while juggling modelling assignments
[edit] Acting

Abraham made his acting debut with Jism (2003) a thriller film which, according to Box Office India was above average

His next films included a paranormal thriller Saaya (2003) Pooja Bhatts directorial debut Paap (2004) and Ahmed Khans Lakeer Forbidden Lines (2004)

He appeared, in a villainous role, as Kabir in Dhoom in 2004, an action film produced by Yash Raj Films. The film was one of the highest grossing films of that year

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 major role in the critically acclaimed film 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 It was popular internationally, and was nominated for the 2006 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 79th Academy Awards
In the summer of 2006 Abraham performed at the Rockstars Concert along with fellow Bollywood actors Salman Khan, Zayed Khan, Kareena Kapoor Esha Deol Shahid Kapoor and Mallika Sherawat In that same year, he starred in the films Zinda Taxi No 9211 Baabul and Kabul ExpressAmong these Taxi No 9211 and Kabul Express were substantially successful

Nikhil Advanis multi-starrer SalaameIshq A Tribute to Love was Abraham’s first release in 2007 The movie failed to do well at the Indian box office though it did well in the overseas markets His last two 2007 releases included the arthouse thriller No Smoking and the sports film Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal
In 2008 Abraham starred alongside Abhishek Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra in Dostana his only release that year Produced by Karan Johar the film performed well at the box office
His first release of 2009 was another much awaited production by Yash Raj Films, New York. The film was a critical and commercial success. It followed the lives of three best friends after the September 11 attacks in New York City
He has a fashion line— branded JA Clothes — which primarily features his favorite article of clothing jeans

>Bollywood fillm Actor and model Actor John Abraham actor Early life and education

5 Jun

>Abraham was born in Mumbai to a Malayali father and a Parsi mother. His father is an architect from Alwaye Kerala his mother is named Phiroza Irani. Abraham’s Parsi name is Farhan while his father being a Syrian Christian named him John He has a younger brother Alan.

He studied economics at the Bombay Scottish School, Mahim in Mumbai and got his MBA from the Mumbai Educational Trust