After all it was his body that was more talked about than this facial muscles or acting skills in his recent hit Dostana. Not in a mood to lose his well sculpted shape, he demanded a private gym arrangement with the film"s producers. And the UTV guys without any hassle arranged the same for him almost immediately. Well perhaps they too know that its John"s great body that will play an important role in their film"s success."
Another source however further added, “There is also a special reason behind UTV officials sanctioning a private gym immediately for John. John had volunteered to cut off 60% of his remuneration for the film understanding well the problems of on going recession. So in a way the UTV guys were more than happy to accommodate John"s whims and fancies when he had shown so much consideration for them."
Hook Ya Crook is a comic thriller that also has cricket as its integral part. The film stars Genelia D"Souza opposite John and also has Shreyas Talpade and Kay Kay Menon in pivotal roles. John we have learnt has been taking cricketing lessons from one Dinesh (Raju) Lad, who is also the coach for Indian team member Rohit Sharma.