John started his career in Bollywood with the movie Jism that was released in 2003. He has been a part of commercially successful film like Dostana and Dhoom but it looks like this time he shifts his focus to other genres.
The actor says, “I think in every actor’s career there is a certain film that changes the way his life pans out. For me,Jism was that first film that made the difference in my life. For me it was not made, it just happened.”
“But I think there is a calling in an actor’s life and Shootout At Wadala will increase the band with of my audiences and there will be new audiences which will come to see John Abraham,”
His film Shootout at Wadala is also featuring Anil Kapoor, Manoj Bajpai, Kangana Ranaut, Sonu Sood, and Tusshar Kapoor. The film is directed by Sanjay Gupta. The film will dramatize the first-ever registered encounter by Mumbai police, where gangster Manya Surve (John Abraham’s character) was shot dead.
The actor said, “Manya Surve was a gangster but we have not tried to glorify him in the film. The film is also about the love story between Surve and Kangana’s character which tragic and it turns out beautifully in the film,”
He told reporters when asked how he prepared for the role, “In terms of visuals we had just two passport size photos including one of his body after the encounter, which was totally bullet ridden body. We met a few people including police officers, who were part of the encounter.”
Shootout at Wadala is scheduled to be released on 3rd of May 2013.