As a producer John Abraham has a tendency to pick uncommon subjects. After the success of Vicky Donor and Madras Café, John’s next as a producer will be on India’s nuclear test conducted at Pokhran in 1998. Produced under his banner JA Entertainment and Rustom makers KriArj Entertainment, the untitled film will also star John in the lead role. The film will hit the floors on April 20 and is scheduled to release on December 8 this year. Directed by Abhishek Sharma of Tere Bin Laden fame, the script has been co-written by Saiwyn Quadros and Sanyuktha Chawla Shaikh, who also worked in the Neerja team.
Says John, “I have never been in a hurry to produce films and have been searching for subjects that are engaging… stories that resonate with the current socio-political and economic mood of the country. This film fits in perfectly with my pursuit, and I am also happy to start my association with Prernaa and Arjun.“
Adds Abhishek, “’I’m glad to collaborate with John. His involvement as an actor and producer adds great value and credibility to my vision.” Says Arjun N Kapoor, Co-Founder KriArj Entertainment, “In spite of being such a big star, John is definitely one of the most down to earth and humble beings you will come across. He has established himself as someone who picks only meritorious content, and we are glad that we have been able to zero in on a subject that fits the bill perfectly. This story is about the resilience and gumption shown by our national agencies to achieve such a significant goal. This will be our tribute to those men and women who selflessly serve the country without expecting any accolades in return.“