John Abraham is an Indian film actor, producer, and former model who appears in Hindi films. After a successful modeling career, Abraham made his film debut with Jism (2003), which earned him a Filmfare Best Debut Award nomination. This was followed by his first commercial success, Dhoom (2004). He received two Filmfare Award nominations, for his negative roles in Garam Masala (2005) and Taxi No. 9 2 11 (2006), and was honoured with the Filmfare Award for Best Villain for the latter. Abraham later appeared in the successful films Dostana (2008), New York (2009), Housefull 2 (2012), Race 2 (2013), Shootout at Wadala (2013), Welcome Back (2015), Dishoom (2016), Force 2 (2016) and Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran (2018). He has also produced several films such as Vicky Donor (2012) and Madras Café (2013), the latter of which he also wrote.
Abraham is the co-owner of the Indian Super League football team NorthEast United FC. He has also been actively involved in philanthropy and supports several charitable organisations. In 2012, he was named an ambassador for the Pratham Education Foundation, which strives to improve children’s education in India. He has also served as a UNICEF goodwill ambassador in India since 2013, and he actively promotes the organisation’s various causes. He has appeared in many successful films over the years. Here is a list of his 10 best movies:
Top 10 Movies of John Abraham
Dhoom is a Bollywood action thriller film that was released in 2004. The film stars Abhishek Bachchan and Uday Chopra as cops who are trying to stop a gang of thieves led by John Abraham. The film was a huge success at the box office, and was praised for its action sequences and performances.
Garam Masala (2005)
Garam Masala is a 2005 Indian comedy film directed by Priyadarshan. It stars Akshay Kumar and John Abraham in the lead roles, with Paresh Rawal, Rimi Sen and Neha Dhupia in supporting roles. The film was a box office success, grossing ₹1.02 billion (US$16 million) worldwide.
Taxi No. 9 2 11 (2006)
The movie Taxi No. 9 2 11 is a story about a man who has to take a taxi to get to his hotel room. The taxi driver, however, has other plans and takes him on a wild ride through the city. The movie is full of action and adventure, and the taxi driver is a crazy character who will keep you entertained throughout the entire film. If you’re looking for a good Bollywood movie to watch, then be sure to check out Taxi No. 9 2 11.
Dostana is a 2008 Indian romantic comedy film directed by Tarun Mansukhani and produced by Karan Johar. The film stars Abhishek Bachchan, John Abraham, and Priyanka Chopra in the lead roles, with Bobby Deol, Kirron Kher, and Boman Irani appearing in supporting roles. The film was released on 14 November 2008. Upon release, it received mixed reviews from critics, but was a commercial success, grossing ₹1.33 billion at the worldwide box office.
New York (2009)
The film is a story set in New York, about a young girl who dreams of becoming a Bollywood star. She meets a boy who is also from India and they fall in love. However, her parents do not approve of him and she is forced to choose between her love and her dreams.
The movie “Force” is a story about a group of friends who decide to join the Indian Army. They go through rigorous training and then are deployed to the border to fight the enemy. The movie shows the hardships and sacrifices that the soldiers have to make in order to protect their country. The movie is very inspiring and is a must watch for all patriotic Indians.
Shootout at Wadala (2013)
The 2013 Bollywood action thriller “Shootout at Wadala” is loosely based on the book “Dongri to Dubai” by Hussain Zaidi. The film chronicles the rise of notorious gangster Manya Surve, played by John Abraham, and his eventual downfall at the hands of the Mumbai police. The film also stars Anil Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut, and Tusshar Kapoor. “Shootout at Wadala” is an entertaining and gripping film that is sure to leave audiences on the edge of their seats.
Rocky Handsome (2016)
The 2016 Indian action thriller film Rocky Handsome is a story about a man named Kabir Ahlawat (John Abraham) who sets out to take revenge on the drug mafia after they kill his beloved dog, Rocky. The film also stars Shruti Haasan, Nora Fatehi, and Rocky’s real-life dog, Max.
Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran (2018)
The film is based on the nuclear bomb test explosions conducted by the Indian Army at Pokhran in 1998. The film stars John Abraham, Boman Irani, and Diana Penty in the lead roles. The film was directed by Abhishek Sharma and written by Sanyuktha Chawla Sheikh. The film was released on 25 May 2018.
Batla House (2019)
The 2019 action thriller film, Batla House is based on the controversial 2008 Batla House encounter case in which two suspected terrorists were killed and two were arrested by the Delhi police. The encounter, which took place in the Muslim-dominated locality of Jamia Nagar, Delhi, led to widespread protests and allegations of police brutality. The film stars John Abraham as DCP Sanjeev Kumar Yadav, the officer in charge of the operation.