The movie features Nargis Fakhri along with John Abraham. The film's first look features John in a rugged look, with a revolver in his hand. Nargis also sports an intense look in the poster.
Madras Cafe which was previously titled as Jaffna is said to be a gritty thriller. "This would define what I stand for in terms of cinema. I want films that I produce to have credible content and Madras Cafe is that film," John tweeted. In the movie, John plays the part of Indian Intelligence agent and Nargis plays the role of an international reporter. The film deals with terrorism as one of its subjects.
The movie also features Ayushmann Khurrana, Rashi Khanna, Leena Maria and Tinu Menachery. Madras Cafe is set to release on August 23.
John's debut as a producer was with the film Vicky Donor. This was both a commercial and critical success. He has now established his own production house called John Abraham Entertainment. In the near future he is also producing a movie called Hamara Bajaj.