By THOUSIF INC
1. John is half Malayalee and half Parsi.
2. He was born to a Malayali Nasrani father and a Parsi mother, his Parsi name is Farhan Irani.
3. Since childhood, he has been an enthusiastic athlete and participated in various races at school. He had won accolades and prizes for 200m and 500m races.
4. He worked for various media companies as a media planner and promotion manager. Later, he won the Gladrags Manhunt contest for modelling in 1999.
5. John made his debut as a producer with Ayushmann Khurrana's 'Vicky Donor'. The film also starred Annu Kapoor and Yami Gautam in lead roles.
6. He turned down Jhoom Barabar Jhoom, Nazar, Kal Ho Na Ho, Guru and Happy New Year.
7. He is a party hater in real life as he cannot bear the youth doing drugs and drinks.
8. Beyond his acting career, he is the co-owner of the Indian Super League football team NorthEast United FC.