John Abraham goes the Tom Hanks way for several scenes in Madras Cafe

John Abraham in Madras Cafe

Mumbai, August 12 (Washington Bangla Radio): Looked upon as one of Bollywood’s hottest stars, audiences are now going to be taken by surprise as John Abraham sports a dishevelled look in several portions of Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, JA Entertainment and Rising Sun Films’ Madras Café.

Inspired by Tom Hank’s look in the Oscar winning film Cast Away, the actor will be seen in an un-kept look, including a long beard and tousled grown hair in several scenes of the political thriller, for which John Abraham put in months of effort ,to achieve the desired look.

Confirming the news says John, “We've kept the film highly guarded and in terms of the look yes it was challenging and took a lot of hard work. I had to play a distraught man for which I had to let go of inhibitions and look the part”.

Presented by Viacom 18 Motion Pictures and JA Entertainment and produced by Rising Sun Films and JA Entertainment, Madras Cafe, directed by Shoojit Sircar is scheduled to release 23rd August 2013.