The man who made a Dhoom in Bollywood turns 43 today. John Abraham, the poster boy of Bollywood with his amazing physique and a killer smile has more achievements than you & I are aware of.
This desi boy of Bollywood brings out the best of his acting and physique for his films and shows his dedication towards work and his health. Not only that, the list of facts which creates a want in your heart and mind that there should a biopic on his life as how can somebody be so cool all his life.
Khurki brings you some lesser known facts about this hunk called John Abraham:
One of the most-educated celebs
He did his graduation in economics and holds a degree of Masters in Business Administration from Mumbai. True example of a stud who even studied well.
What’s his name?
His real name is Farhan Abraham, his screen name is the reverse of his father’s name Abraham John!
Fighting spirit runs in his veins
His father Abraham John was a cancer survivor, this why John has many a times mentioned about learning life’s lessons from his father.
Chaddi Buddies are also celebs
His friends for life are Hrithik Roshan, Abhishek Bachchan, & Uday Chopra as all of them studied in the Bombay Scottish School, Mumbai.
He is an inventor
He invented a mobile game during his high school days and named it Velocity. This was later programmed by a company called small devices.
Acne and the actor
Like every teenager, John suffered the acne problem on his face. Well, now it is quite difficult to even imagine his face full of acne and spots.
His dream of an architect
He always had dream of becoming an architect just like his brother and father. But fate had something big for him as he ended up with media relations. He worked for various media companies as media planner and promotions before stepping into Bollywood.
His Punjabi album
Before making it big in Bollywood, he had an album released with Punjabi singer Jazzy B named Surma. He played a crime investigator in the album.
When he proved an astrologer WRONG
After his debut film Jism, an astrologer told him that his career in the film industry was now over and he should quit it ASAP. The actor never went back to the astrologer and paved his own way to success in life.
John, his wife Priya & Bipasha were gym buddies
Well, this is the news of the day. His wife Priya Runchal and long lasting girlfriend another fitness freak Bipasha Basu were gym mates. They all used to hangout in gym in Bandra back in 2009.
Riya Sen & John Abraham
John Abraham once had a relationship with Bollywood actress Riya Sen but that too didn’t work out. May be he was too busy with his workout!
Turned down many films
Every superstar of the world has many hits which could be his/her claim to fame. But for one reason or the other, they tend to turn them down. That’s what John Abraham did with Kal Ho Na Ho, Guru & Happy New Year.
And his 100-cr club
He is a proud member of 100-cr club of Bollywood with films like Race 2 & Housefull 2! We are sure his upcoming Dostana 2 will be another Bollywood box office record breaker.
Fitness entity & brand owner
He has invested in a fitness entity named JA Fitness and also has his clothing range under the same name. He also has his own production house JA Entertainment under which we have had films like Vicky Donor and Madras Cafe.
Not just a footballer
Yes, John is a sports and fitness freak not because of football only. He is a decorated athlete as well. He has won medals for running 200m & 500m races in his early days.
He is not a party person
He is just not the party animal kind and simply doesn’t like the club culture. He simply cannot bear the youth doing drugs or drinking – hence the hatred.
An icon for the captain
John Abraham was the only Bollywood celebrity to be present at the wedding of the Indian cricket team captain MS Dhoni. Both of them gel so well that they are often seen biking and Mahi even follows his hairstyle.
John Abraham & his toys for life..
He bought his first bike at the age of 18, (Yamaha Re 350) for 17,500. He now owns an Audi Q7, Yamaha R1, and a Maruti Gypsy. Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 is his recent buy. He was recently gifted a super-bike, The Aprilia RSV-4.
A National award holder
His film Vicky Donor has been honoured with the National Award for the Best Popular Film Providing Popular Entertainment!