Pathan has changed the ball game for John abraham in the Hindi film industry. The actor received all praise for his ruthless portrayal of Jim in this Siddharth Anand-directed action film. Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone. And Pathan’s success and accolades resulted in John rethinking his line-up and strategizing for the coming two years. According to sources close to the actor, John is now keen on doing action films.
John Abraham backs out of Sajid Khan’s 100%
“John was also looking to diversify his line up with comedy and masala entertainers. In fact, he had signed 100% to be directed by Sajid Khan and talks were on for Awara Pagal Deewana 2. But the success of Pathan has changed that and John is in no mood to do a comedy any time soon. , While he has backed 100%, talks of Awara Paagal Deewana 2 have taken a back seat with the makers already exploring other options,” revealed a source close to the development.
John, on the other hand, is seriously on the lookout for good scripts in the action-thriller space. “The hunt is on and we will have an update on the film from John in a month or two in this space. It is also in the works for a spin off of his character of Jim and mostly, the film will go into production over the next two years. Yash Raj Films and John have discussed the idea and they believe the character has the potential to be a big bang.’
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John’s upcoming release for 2023 is Dinesh Vijan Production, Tehran. He is also doing a geo political thriller with Bhushan Kumar, directed by Shivam Nair. Before there is concrete development on the Jim prequel in the coming two months, there will be some new movie announcements. Stay connected to Pinkvilla for more updates about John Abraham.
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