Sarfarosh was one of the biggest hits of 1999 and starred Aamir Khan, Naseeruddin Shah and Sonali Bendre in the lead roles. Now director John Matthew Matthan will be working on Sarfarosh 2 and John Abraham has confirmed that he will be stepping into the shoes of Aamir Khan for this project.
According to a report in Mid-Day, John was quoted as saying, “John Mathew Matthan and I are co-producing the film. We are still working on the script, but, yes, it’s happening with me. We plan to go on floors next year. He is probably the only director whose house I went to after seeing Sarfarosh and said, ‘Man what a film’.”
John Abraham has been signing films that centre on patriotism and national defence. Sarfarosh 2 is another film in this list. Sarfarosh had dealt with cross-border terrorism and it reportedly took the filmmakers seven years of research to make the film.
John Abraham will next be seen in Satyameva Jayate, which is slated to released on August 10. He is also a part of Batla House, which is about the Batla House operation, followed by Romeo Akbar Walter – RAW, which is directed by Robbie Grewal.
Speaking about his choice in films, the actor said, “This is probably an inflection point in my career where I can say, at least in terms of the cinema that I’m getting out as a producer, as an actor, the next five years are probably [going to be] my best years.”