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John Abraham

Name John Abraham
Birth name Farhan Abraham
Date of Birth 17th December 1972
Birth Place Mumbai, India
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)
Weight 78 Kg
Nationality Indian
Vital Statistics Chest: 41"
Waist: 32"
Hips: 41"
Sun sign Sagittarius
Profession Actor, model
Family  Father –Syro Malabar (Architect)
Mother – Phiroza Irani
Brother - Alan
Education  School - Bombay Scottish school, Mumbai

College :
* Jai Hind College,
* Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai (MBA)
* MMS from Mumbai Educational Trust (MET), 1998

Others :
* A Course at Kishore Namit Kapoor acting lab
Girl friend Bipasha basu
Ex-girl friend Riya sen
Debut Film Jism (2003)
Claim to fame Provogue Ads, Anti-hero in Dhoom
Favorites Dish - Salads and juices
Destination - Own Home
Designers - Rohit Gandhi, Hemant Trevedi, Rocky S. and J.J Vallaya
Hang Out - Home and his friend’s Home
Attire -loves wearing jeans and his own brand (JA) clothes.
Earlier jobs * Started his career with a media firm called Time & Space Media Entertainment Promotions Ltd., and it was closed because of financial problems.
* Was Media planner in Enterprises-Nexus.
Entry into modeling * While working in Enterprises-Nexus, one of the model did not turn up. So by doing his role he entered into modeling world.
Commercial ads * Live-in Jeans
* Philips
* Coco-cola
* Wrangler
* Provogue
* Pepsi
* OCM
* Lakme
* Close-up
* Samsung Mobiles
* Fast Track Titan Eyegear
Loves Travelling
Appearance in music videos * Jhanjhar (Hans Raj Hans)
* Chupke Chupke (Pankaj Udhas)
Interested in Playing Tennis, Swimming, Running
Religion His dad is a Christian from Alwaye, Kerala and his mother is Parsi.
Rankings * For Empire (UK) magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list he was ranked 28 (October 1997).
* He was assumed as 52nd Greatest Movie Star of all time by Entertainment Weekly
First commercial ad in India Cinthol
Ambassador * Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2008
* Football league in England
* Castrol Power 1
* Yamaha Marque
* Asia against Drug Abuse and Crime (UN Ambassador)
Concert Rockstars (2006)
His strength "My honesty in my performance and my audience."
Award * Zee Cine awards for Best Performance of a Villainous Role in Dhoom (2004)
* Winner of Gladrags Manhunt, 1999
Facts * His father added the Abraham to his name as a mark of respect to the first patriarch and progenitor of the Hebrew people in the Bible.

* An athlete and captain of the soccer team in his school days.

* Knows Taekwondo and is a motorcycle enthusiast.

* Highest paid super model in India and first Asian model for Levis.

* Wrangler lauched a Jean product in his name ‘John Abraham Jeans’.

* He was the Chief Election Comissioner for the Pepsi & MTV Youth Icon 2007 poll.

* His movie 'Water' was nominated as Canada's entry to the Oscars in the foreign languages category.

* Works out in the gym for about two hours to keep fit and healthy.

*His voice was dubbed by another person in his first movie ‘Jism’.

Charities * Make-A-Wish Foundation in Mumbai.
* Has donated Rs.10 lakh to the Paediatric centre of Nanavati Hospital.
* Promoted an advertising contest for social awareness, the ‘Concerned Communicator award’.
Idea of a perfect date A candle light dinner; with soft, soothing music playing in the background.
About Women Ultimate woman:
"I divide women in two categories -- good and very good. A woman is arguably the best creation of God. They are so attractive."

Three kinds of woman

The mother:
"I feel she's the embodiment of power, stature and love -- everything that epitomizes a woman."

The widow: "For what she's gone through in this ruthless male chauvinistic society and how she's slowly but surely emerging to live a life of her own."

The Indian woman: "She is the most beautiful creation -- with a blend of beauty, sensuality and intelligence."

Women’s Day:
"To me every single day is women's day. Women seem to excel in everything they do. The balance of the male chauvinistic world is slowly tilting."
Believes in Amar Prem (Longlasting love)
Quotes About his Strength:
"My greatest strength as an actor is that I follow my director's brief completely. The film is always the director's visual baby."

Modeling:
"It’s a fantastic industry with the nicest people."

Love :
"Love is limitless and it is giving. There should be no expectations in love".

Being a sex symbol:
"I feel complimented when women and men appreciate the way I look. It's rather sweet. I thank them because it takes a lot to look in the mirror and believe it."
Official website http://www.johnabraham.com/

Courtesy: Web Resources
Compiled by: PS and Gayathri

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