John Abraham – when you hear this name what is the first thing that comes to your mind? A hot sexy body? Bikes? Amazing acting? Well, that’s what we think when we look at him.
The handsome hunk in Bollywood, who started off as an aspiring model is now an actor and film producer as well as the owner of an Indian Super League football team, NorthEast United FC. While we can go on about all his achievements on and off-camera, we take time today to remember some of his amazing performances.
Today on John Abraham’s birthday, we at UrbanAsian bring you some of his most amazing performances onscreen that made us fall in love with him.
Remember the long hair robber who made us fall for him with his amazing biking skills? John’s portrayal as the con master Kabir was his first commercial success and we will always love him for the role.
Playing a gay character on-screen is a tough thing with the actor having the responsibly to not make it sleazy. John played a gay with upmost ease and that kiss he shared with Abhishek Bachchan – I bet no one can forget that!
New York (2009)
This movie saw John Abraham play an Indian-American who is detained and tortured post the 9/11 attack on account of being a Muslim. The pain and suffering he portrayed still make our eyes moist.
Desi Boyz (2011)
In this rom-com, John played a male escort and who among us didn’t love him when we got down to stripping. He played Nick with ease be it the while trying to woo Deepika or the number of other ladies he had to ‘entertain’. Also, his chemistry and camaraderie with Akshay Kumar was commendable.
Shootout at Wadala (2013)
Remember the innocent Mumbai college student, Manya Surve who becomes a gangster and is finally shot to death? Well, John Abraham won our hearts with his amazing performance and made us shed tears on his demise in the film.
Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran (2018)
A role that we all loved him in – IAS Ashwat Raina, the team he leads that established India as a nuclear country. The dedication he put into playing the IAS officer from the Research and Strategy Wing was evident went we saw the film.
Satyameva Jayate (2018)
Truth Will Always Triumph and John played the role of an artist on the lookout for revenge with the utmost truth and honesty. His acting is sure to give you goosebump as well as evoke the feeling of patriotism in you.
Happy Birthday John Abraham
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