John Abraham

  • Indian Super League launched in a star-studded ceremony August 28, 2014

    The ISL, an IPL-style tournament involving eight city-based franchise teams, promises to revolutionise the country's football scene like never before. ...
  • Indian Super League launched in a glitzy ceremony August 28, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian Super League (ISL), the first of its kind glamorous football league in India, was launched on Thursday by star team owners Sachin Tendulkar, John Abraham, Abhishek Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor and brand ambassador Varun Dhawan who promised to popularise the game and invest in the grassroot development of...
  • Football: Indian Super League officialy launched August 28, 2014

    The Indian Super League was officially launched in Mumbai on Thursday in the presence of the founding chairperson Nita Ambani, AIFF President Praful Patel and the eight club owners. ...
  • Nathalia Kaur 'excited' about shooting for John Abraham-starrer 'Rocky Handsome' June 16, 2014

    Chennai: Actress Nathalia Kaur, who will be seen in an interesting role opposite John Abraham in upcoming Hindi actioner "Rocky Handsome", is excited about the opportunity and is looking forward to shoot with him. "Rocky Handsome", which is being directed by Nishikant Kamat, is the official remake of Korean film "The...
  • John Abraham:'1911' is a very special film June 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor-producer and soccer enthusiast John Abraham, who will play footballer Sibdas Bhaduri in '1911', says the biopic is very close to his heart as it is based on his favourite game. Bhaduri captained Mohun Bagan in the historic 1911 IFA Shield Final, where they defeated the East Yorkshire...
  • Football is in my DNA not by design but by passion: John Abraham talks about his film '1911' June 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor-producer and soccer enthusiast John Abraham, who will play footballer Sibdas Bhaduri in '1911', says the biopic is very close to his heart as it is based on his favourite game. Bhaduri captained Mohun Bagan in the historic 1911 IFA Shield Final, where they defeated the East Yorkshire...
  • FIFA World Cup: John Abraham to share stage with Peter Crouch, Robbie Fowler June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Get ready to live the magic of the 2014 FIFA World Cup with Bollywood actor-producer and sports enthusiast John Abraham who will join a stellar line up of football icons - Peter Crouch, Robbie Fowler, Peter Shilton, Mikael Silvestre, Ellyse Perry and Sunil Chhetri - to reinvent primetime...
  • John Abraham, Shoojit Sircar to team up again for a film based on footballer Sibdas Bhaduri June 3, 2014

    Kolkata: After shelving his project on Rituparno Ghosh due to his demise, director Shoojit Sorcar is now focusing on the life of Sibdas Bhaduri, who successfully led bare-footed Indians against British footballers in 1911. The 'Madras Cafe' maker has cast John Abraham in the lead role of the period...
  • John Abraham to promote football World Cup in India May 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor-producer John Abraham, who is a self-confessed soccer fan, is all set to promote the upcoming Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup in India. The 41-year-old actor has been roped in by Sony Six for their campaign to build anticipation for the football tournament. "It is a known...
  • 'Satra Ko Shaadi Hai' is a whimsical rom-com; should be fun: Shoojit Sircar May 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Shoojit Sircar, the co-producer of 'Satra Ko Shaadi Hai', hopes the film about a wedding in Bhopal turns out to be fun. The film is a small-budget whimsical rom-com directed by writer Arshad Sayyed, who recently wrote another quirky marital comedy 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects'. Talking about 'Satra Ko Shaadi Hai',...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Kamaljeet Negi's work in 'Madras Cafe' get Best Cinematography April 23, 2014

    Kamaljit Negi's grim and striking visuals in Shoojit Sircar's 'Madras Café' has got the nod of the readers in Best Cinematography category. 'Madras Cafe' got 28.79% votes while Mahendra Shetty's work in 'Lootera' was a close second with 25.76% votes. John Abraham and Shoojit Sircar decided to make a...
  • Indian Super League: Big boost for Indian football April 14, 2014

    The ISL could be a shot in the arm for Indian football - providing it the chance to grow in an IPL-style, franchise-based environment. ...
  • Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly win bids for Indian Super League football franchises April 13, 2014

    Batting legends Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly were among the host of high-profile winning bidders as the organisers of the much-anticipated Indian Super League unveiled the eight franchises for the event. The bid winners for the eight franchises of the league, which is scheduled to be held in September-November, were announced...
  • Harman Baweja and I are a couple, reveals Bipasha Basu February 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu has opened up about her relationship status with actor Harman Baweja, and says they "are a couple". The duo have been spotted together on a number of occasions but they always remained tight-lipped about their relationship status. The 'Raaz' star revealed their relationship status on microblogging website...
  • John Abraham meets differently-abled children at MBCN School February 13, 2014

    Actor-producer John Abraham on Thursday attended the 15th annual day function of an institution for differently-abled children and said it is "very inspiring to see the children" and that he would like to "spend time" with them in future. He attended ‘Swayam Sidhha’ at Mata Bhagwanti Chadha Niketan School (MBCN)...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Rishi Kapoor gives competition to Aamir in Best Actor in a Negative Role category February 12, 2014

    New Delhi: It may sound repetitive, but the overwhelming response we are getting for the first IBNLive Movie Awards has made us more enthusiastic towards our work. However, the mission is still not accomplished. We need more support in order to get more like minded people on the same platform....
  • John Abraham to produce and star in biopic 'The Great Gama' February 8, 2014

    Mumbai: John Abraham, who turned producer successfully with 'Vicky Donor' and 'Madras Cafe', is now gearing up to produce a biopic on the Indian wrestler 'The Great Gama', in which he will play the title role. Born in 1880 in Punjab, Gama, who remained undefeated his entire career spanning...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Actor in a Negative Role January 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...
  • Ayushmann teams up with John Abraham for Shoojit Sircar's '1911' January 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor-singer Ayushmann Khurrana has teamed up with mentor John Abraham for a period drama. John had launched TV VJ Ayushmann in Bollywood with his maiden home production 'Vicky Donor' and the fun film on sperm donation turned out to be a roaring hit in 2012. "We are coming up with '1911'...
  • John Abraham's '1911' is like 'Lagaan' meeting 'Chak De! India' January 20, 2014

    Mumbai: John Abraham's '1911', a film on football, is set to go on floors in October, and the actor describes it as a combination of 'Lagaan' and 'Chak De! India'. "We are very excited about it going on floors," said John. "We are doing a lot of research on the film. It's...
  • Bipasha Basu dodges questions on John Abraham's wedding January 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Bipasha Basu, who is reportedly dating Harman Baweja, refused to speak on her relationship status but said that she will have a typical Bengali wedding. "Whenever I get married it will be a Bengali wedding. If I won't have a Bengali wedding my mother won't come. She has warned...
  • e Lounge: Stars at the red carpet for the 20th Annual screen awards January 16, 2014

    The 20th annual Screen awards turned out to be a star-studded event. Screen Awards kickstarted the award season with its annual event in Mumbai on Tuesday night. Deepika Padukone, John Abraham's 'Madras Cafe' and Farhan Akhtar were the big winners of the night. ...