John Abraham turns 39 today

John AbrahamThe dashingly masculine John Abraham made his startling entry into the glitzy filmdom in 2003. Having kick started his modeling career by means of a musical video- the muscularly framed model was slated to travel furthermore with his victorious claim over ‘Gladrags Manhunt Contest’. Since then, there was no looking back for John Abraham. The glamorous fashion model not only bagged quite a few offers; but did the trick for his foray into Bollywood. His brief exposure to Namit Kapoor’s acting class helped John spruce up his acting base.

Born on 17thof December in 1972, John Abraham hails from a Syrian Christian family based in Mumbai. Boasting of an M.B.A degree from one of Mumbai’s leading institutions, John also had his roles to offer as event manager in a couple of firms dealing with entertainment.

His introduction to acting was set off with ‘Jism’. Having to partner his real life girl friend, the film garnered moderate profit. Journeying through a series of flicks such as ‘Saaya’’ Paap’ and ‘Lakeer’- John made his major breakthrough by means of ‘Dhoom’- a leading entertainer from the Yash Raj banner. The film showcasing the model turned actor in the garb of an antagonist made much headway amongst people. Having featured in a couple of diametrically opposed genres in 2005, John displayed his intrinsic hold over acting. Consequently, he had a significant role to deliver in Deepa Mehta’s thought provoking creation ‘Water’. He was also included in the star caste of ‘Salam –E Ishq’ directorial venture of Nikhil Advani.

In the recent years two of his significant successes revolve around ‘Dostaana’ & ‘New York’. While the former was an offering from Karan Johar; the latter came from the Yash Raj brand. Having had stellar roles to offer in the commercial as well as critical brands of film making, John’s latest release happens to be ‘Desi Boyz’.

Known for his amorous links to the hot & sizzling Bipasha Basu, his recent separation with the Bong beauty for reasons best unknown made quite a stir. The star with his robust frame and passionate eyes still has ways to travel & unravel.