John Abraham’s rendezvous with Steven Spielberg

Zee Media Bureau/ Gayatri Sankar

Mumbai: John Abraham has succeeded in carving a niche for himself in Bollywood. The model-turned-actor, who has now turned a film producer, has been garnering appreciation from the Hollywood biggies for his acting skills.

The hunk of an actor, who believes in making hatke movies, spoke about his interaction with legendary Hollywood filmmaker Steven Spielberg, while interacting with a leading daily.

“‘Water’ was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film and Steven Spielberg told me that my acting was good. However, when I came to India people told me that my body was looking good,” the daily quoted the actor as saying.

John had played a pivotal role in filmmaker Deepa Mehta’s controversial film ‘Water’. And in the film, John appeared in an avatar which was very much unlike his usual self.

John has worked in critically acclaimed films- ‘Kabul Express’ and ‘No Smoking’.

His latest, ‘Madras Café’ directed by Shoojit Sircar is slated to release on August 23. The film which also features Nargis Fakhri will see John play an intelligence officer.