Actor John Abraham has started shooting for his film Parmanu-The Story Of Pokhran, directed by Abhishek Sharma. The 44-year-old actor shared the news with his fans and followers on social media. "Day 1.. Parmanu..The Story of Pokhran. Our biggest test ever!!!," tweeted John Abraham along with a picture of the clapboard. The movie is being produced by KriArj Entertainment and JA Entertainment. Parmanu-The Story Of Pokhran is based on the nuclear test conducted at Pokhran in 1998. The film also features Diana Penty and Boman Irani in lead roles and is scheduled to release in theatres on December 8. Director Abhishek Sharma previously helmed Tere Bin Laden, starring Ali Zafar.
John Abraham made his Bollywood debut with 2003 movie Jism, co-starring Bipasha Basu. In 2012, he made his debut as a producer with Vicky Donor, starring Ayushmann Khurrana and Yami Gautam. The film was a critical and commercial success. It earned him the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. His second film as a producer was Madras Cafe.
John Abraham last featured in 2016 movie Force 2, directed by Abhinay Deo. The film, which was a sequel to 2011 movie Force, also featured Sonakshi Sinha. He will be making a cameo appearance in Aamir Khan's Secret Superstar, which is scheduled for release on Diwali.
Actress Diana Penty made her acting debut in 2012 with Homi Adajania's Cocktail, co-starring Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone. She was last seen in 2016 movie Happy Bhag Jayegi along with Abhay Deol and Jimmy Shergill. Her other upcoming project is Lucknow Central.