John’s film Parmanu - The story of Pokhan instead is based on the nuclear test of India at Pokhran. The film received huge appreciation from the audience as well as the critics. The film was released on 25 May 2018 and it has been 78 days still the film is running successfully in theatres.
The film has earned approximately Rs. 73 crores plus worldwide. In this 78 days film have faced the competition from many films including the Fanneh Khan, Karawan and Mulk but the film somehow managed to perform well and withstand competition successfully.
The story of the film revolves around the successful nuclear tests conducted by India in Pokhran in Rajasthan. The films show that how India has successfully conducted the nuclear test in 1998 even after the lots of pressure. John has played the role of Ashwant Rana who plays the main role in this test.Apart from John Diana Penty, Boman Irani, Anuja Sathe, Vikas Kumar were also seen in the pivotal role.
On the successes of the film, John said that it has been running for 78 days and they are hoping that it will touch 100 days. It is uncommon for a film to last more than a week. He further added that I am grateful to the audience and the media for supporting this film.