John Abraham and Abhishek Sharma (director) have been very busy for the promotion of their forthcoming movie ’Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran’. While being on a promotion tour, John Abraham stated that he had to deconstruct himself for the role of a junior bureaucrat in his upcoming movie. John Abraham did not reveal much but said, “It is based on the real incident and it happened on May 11, 1998. To prepare for the role we did a lot of workshops. My character’s name is Ashwath Raina who is a junior bureaucrat in Prime Minister’s Office and to play this role, I had to deconstruct myself because to look similar to real life bureaucrat, I couldn’t have a chiseled body. Abhishek (Sharma) told me not to go for gym sessions, and look like a regular human being. We also did a lot of research on my character." John was asked whether he was even a little skeptical about his role in the movie as he has been always known for action roles. To this he replied, “No... because I did films like Madras Cafe in the past and before that, I did a lot of films in which I took a lot of risks like Water, No Smoking and Kabul Express."
The actor and the producer, John Abraham shared his views about the movie being a positive story. To be precise, John said, "I think it’s very positive because what people are saying is that Parmanu is looking like a different and interesting film but the most exciting thing that they are saying is it looks like a commercial, engaging thriller film." The story of Parmanu is based on true life events. It revolves around the nuclear bomb test explosions which were conducted by the Indian Army at Pokhran during the year 1998. Apart from John, we can see the talented actors like, Diana Penty and Boman Irani. It is set to be released on May 25, 2018.