John Abraham (born 17 December 1972) is an Indian film actor and former model.
After modeling for numerous advertisements and companies, Abraham made his film debut with Jism (2003),
John Abraham is one of the most successful male models in India. His father is a Syrian Christian from Aluva, Kerala, and his mother is a Zoroastrian Parsi. Being a Syrian Christian, his father added the name Abraham to his son John as a mark of respect to the first patriarch and progenitor of the Hebrew people in the Bible.
That name gave him a noted stand when he entered the modeling field. His revolutionary looks, macho body, baby smiles, and nice character made him the highest-paid supermodel in India. Being a hot star in the modeling world, he made his film debut in 2003. Not like usual Bollywood heroes who debut in male-oriented action features, he accepted the erotic and emotional Jism (2003). Unfortunately the film did not do well, but his work was noticed widely. Later the same year came the paranormal Saaya (2003) and romantic Paap (2003), neither of which did well at box office.
His first blockbuster smash hit came in the year 2004 when he played the antihero Kabir in Dhoom (2004).
His voice was dubbed by another actor in his first film Jism (2003).
Height: 6′ 1″ (1.85 m)