JOHN ABRAHAM

  • 'Welcome Back' first look: Anil Kapoor, John Abraham, Nana Patekar form the wedding party 4 hours 32 minutes ago

    Anees Bazmee's sequel to his 2007 film 'Welcome' looks like a perfect concoction for a laugh riot. Titled 'Welcome Back', the film stars Anil Kapoor, Nana Patekar, Paresh Rawal and John Abraham, who has replaced Akshay Kumar in the sequel. Shruti Haasan, Dimple Kapadia, Shiney Ahuja and Naseeruddin Shah. ...
  • ISL: Indian football ranking to be above 100 in 7 years, says John Abraham 6 days ago

    Guwahati: Indian Super League franchise NorthEast United FC co-owner John Abraham on Sunday expressed optimism that the country's ranking in international football would go up to "double digit" from the current 159th position in the next seven years. The Bollywood star said the ISL would play a very crucial role in...
  • ISL: John Abraham promises strong fight against Atletico de Kolkata October 15, 2014

    Shillong: Riding high on NorthEast United FC's home win against Kerela Blasters, team co-owner John Abraham has said that his team will put up a strong fight in his side's next Indian Super League (ISL) match against Atletico de Kolkata. The actor and football enthusiast Abraham has, however, admitted that the...
  • ISL: Atletico de Kolkata will be our toughest rivals, says John Abraham October 14, 2014

    Guwahati: Riding high on his team's first win against Kerala Blasters in their opening match, John Abraham, co-owner of NorthEast United FC, believes that Atletico de Kolkata will be their toughest opponents in the Indian Super League. "Yeah, I believe we've got our toughest game coming up against ATK. And then...
  • ISL 2014: Sachin Tendulkar's Kerala Blasters set to face NorthEast United FC October 12, 2014

    Guwahati: A humdinger of a contest is on the cards as NorthEast United FC take on Sachin Tendulkar co-owned Kerala Blasters FC in the second match of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) on Monday. The Ricki Herbert-coached home side will bank on the support of a fanatical home following and...
  • Sachin Tendulkar the centre of attraction in ISL opening October 12, 2014

    Kolkata: The presence of biggies from Bollywood, sports and business world notwithstanding, it was Sachin Tendulkar who stole the show at the gala opening ceremony of the Indian Super League. As he walked into the grounds of the Yuva Bharati Krirangan stadium, the legendary cricketer got a standing ovation from the...
  • Success of ISL important for Indian football: John Abraham October 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Northeast United FC, the team from the land that loves its football, is ready to launch its ISL campaign on Monday against Kerala Blasters and the club's co-owner, Bollywood actor John Abraham, is finding it difficult to keep his enthusiasm in check. "We have great support, great players, I...
  • John Abraham confident of NE United giving a tough fight October 4, 2014

    Guwahati: Actor John Abraham, co-owner of Northeast United FC, is confident that the club would give a tough fight to other teams at the upcoming Indian Super League. "I am confident that Northeast United will give a tough fight to other teams. We have a very good chance to win. We...
  • ISL: NorthEast United land in Goa for pre-season tour September 23, 2014

    Panaji: Indian Super League (ISL) franchise NorthEast United FC arrived in Goa on Tuesday for a pre-season training tour which includes three friendlies before the beginning of the inaugural ISL on Oct 12. The squad has former Spanish international Joan Capdevila in its ranks as the marquee player. "The Goa tour will...
  • NE United, Kerala Blasters to play friendly matches ahead of ISL September 22, 2014

    Panaji: John Abraham coowned NorthEast United FC and Sachin Tendulkar coowned Kerala Blasters will come to Goa to play friendly matches against senior club teams as preparation for the Indian Super League (ISL) which starts from October 12. NorthEast United FC, which will have its base in Goa, will be the...
  • Is Bollywood the new messiah of sports in India? September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: In our country glamour and cricket go hand in hand. Ever since the IPL began, Bollywood has become an integral part of the game more so because actors have taken up the ownership of different franchise. While cricket and IPL in particular has earned in crores and changed...
  • Indian Super League launched in a starstudded ceremony August 28, 2014

    The ISL, an IPLstyle tournament involving eight citybased 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 Abrahamstarrer '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 actorproducer 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 actorproducer 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 actorproducer 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 barefooted 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 actorproducer John Abraham, who is a selfconfessed soccer fan, is all set to promote the upcoming Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup in India. The 41yearold 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 romcom; should be fun: Shoojit Sircar May 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Shoojit Sircar, the coproducer of 'Satra Ko Shaadi Hai', hopes the film about a wedding in Bhopal turns out to be fun. The film is a smallbudget whimsical romcom 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...