The first poster of period film, directed by Robbie Grewal, divulges one of his many looks.
Romeo Akbar Walter poster: John Abraham is a man with many faces
Mumbai - 23 Jan 2019 20:00 IST
After playing an engineer in Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran and a vigilante police officer in Satyamev Jayate last year, John Abraham is headed for the spy game in this year's Romeo Akbar Walter (2019).
The actor unveiled his look as Romeo, one of many that he dons in the upcoming period film, written and directed by Robbie Grewal.
One man. Many faces. One mission - to protect his country. Presenting ‘Romeo’ from #RAW, based on the true story of a patriot. #RAWRomeo @Roymouni @bindasbhidu @sikandarkher @RomeoAkbarWaltr @Viacom18Movies @KytaProductions @VAFilmCompany @redicefilms @ajay0701 #DheerajWadhwan pic.twitter.com/viMhRXtbld— John Abraham (@TheJohnAbraham) January 23, 2019
The film, based on true incident, is set in the 1970s and will likey involve the Indo-Pakistan war in 1971. From the looks of the first poster, it pits John opposite another spy from Pakistan.
The actor is seen wearing a shirt and sweater, with an unlit cigarette in his mouth. Behind him, on his right, there are different looks he has adopted to protect his country in the espionage thriller.
Besides John, Romeo Akbar Walter also stars Jackie Shroff, Mouni Roy and Sikander Kher. The film, produced by Viacom18 Motion Pictures, KYTA Productions and VA Film Company, is due to be released on 12 April 2019.