Other than Akshay Kumar, if there’s any other actor known for oozing patriotism through his films, it has to be John Abraham. The actor has done a streak of patriotic films like Satyameva Jayate, Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran, Romeo Akbar Walter (RAW) and the latest one being Batla House. However, in real life, the actor hasn’t really shared his stance on politics, until now. It is a known fact that Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janta Party won the recent Lok Sabha Elections with a huge margin; however, Kerala, which happens to be John Abraham’s hometown, turned out to be an exception.
At the launch event of the book The God Who Loved Motorbikes, the actor was quizzed about why Kerala has not been 'Modi-fied' yet. He responded saying, “That’s the beauty about Kerala. You can see a temple, a mosque and a church within 10 metres of each other peacefully co-existing without any problem whatsoever. There’s absolutely no issue there. With the entire world getting very polarised, Kerala is an example of a place where religions and communities can co-exist so peacefully."
Talking further about Kerala, John Abraham stated, "The other extreme, I remember when Fidel Castro passed away, I went to Kerala and that was the only state with his posters and hoardings all over to mourn his death. So Kerala is really communist in that way. My father made me read a lot of Marxist material. So there is a communist side in a lot of 'mallus’ (Malayalis). We all believe in equitable living, equal distribution of wealth and Kerala is a shining example of that."
On the work front, John Abraham will be next seen in Pagalpanti and Mumbai Saga.
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