Madras Cafe' is India's Argo: John Abraham

By Hindustan Times

Actor John Abraham, who is currently shooting for his next home production, political thriller Madras Cafe, says his team proudly called it the Argo of India. "My studio (people) saw the rushes of the film day before yesterday and the only thing they said was - 'Thanks for this
opportunity to support this film because this is like the Argo of India'," the 40-year-old said here on Thursday at the unveiling of Star Week magazine cover featuring him.

"According to me, Madras Cafe is a very international film and I also feel it is a film that India can proudly showcase and say, 'We also make a film of this kind'," he added.

Directed by Ben Affleck, Argo talks about an Iran hostage crisis in 1979. The film had received seven nominations for the 85th Academy Awards and won thr