It's John Abraham's birthday today and the 46-year-old actor is the heartthrob of Bollywood. Since his debut in 2003 with the film 'Jism' the actor has given many terrific performances and most of us know him only for his action movies such as Force, Satyamev Jayate, and many more.
But not many of us know that John has proved his art of acting through some amazing movies which went unnoticed. So here's a list of 3 underrated movies of birthday boy John Abraham.
Written and Directed by Deepa Mehta 'Water' is set in 1938 and explores the lives of widows at an ashram in Varanasi, India. John Abraham is terrific in the film and you'll love his performance. Along with John it also features Seema Biswas and Lisa Ray. 'Water' is a treat to watch.
Anurag Kashyap's directed 'No Smoking' is one of the best psychological thrillers ever made in Bollywood. It became the first Indian film to be adapted from a Stephen King short story. The story follows K (Abraham) a self-obsessed, narcissist chain smoker who agrees to kick his habit to save his marriage and visits a rehabilitation centre, but is caught in a game by Baba Bengali (Paresh Rawal), the man who guarantees he will make him quit. A must watch film which requires multiple viewings.
Directed by Milan Luthria 'Taxi No 9211' features Nana Patekar and John Abraham in the lead roles. It's a drama film based on our everyday life. With brilliant performances by John Abraham and Nana Patekar 'Taxi No 9211' will be loved by every movie buff.
Aashayein is a 2010 Indian Hindi film written and directed by Nagesh Kukunoor. John Abraham plays a cancer patient in the movie who will make you cry and at the same time, the film will teach you worthy life lessons.