Abhimanyu Singh

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Abhimanyu Singh
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Born (1975-09-20) 20 September 1975 (age 44)

Abhimanyu Singh (born in Ranchi, Jharkhand) is an Indian film actor who works mainly in Bollywood and Bhojpuri cinema. He completed his graduation from St. Stephen's College, New Delhi.

Career[edit]

He made his debut with Aks (2001), directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. He got his first break with the role of Rananjay Singh in Gulaal (2009), directed by Anurag Kashyap.[1] The role won him the 2010 Stardust Award for his breakthrough performance.[2]

He won praises for his role of Bukka Reddy in Rakta Charitra (2010), directed by Ram Gopal Varma. In his review in The Times of India, Nikhat Kazmi compared his performance to that of Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight (2008), which outshone the lead star.[3]

He also received positive reviews for Onir's I Am with Rajeev Masand praising his "brazen, unflinching performance" as a corrupt police officer.

Abhimanyu Singh is currently shooting for Anil Sharma of Gadar fame's film Genius. Abhimanyu plays a CBI officer. Abhimanyu was seen as the main antagonist opposite Sridevi in Boney Kapoors Mom, released on 7 July 2017. Abhimanyu singh in another Telugu film directed by B.Gopal Aradugula Buleta starring Gopichand and Nayantara is releasing on 9 June 2017. Apart from this, Abhimanyu recently shot for the Tamil film Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru as the main villain opposite Karthi which was shot in Rajasthan and Chennai.

Filmography[edit]

Film

Television[edit]

Year Show Role Channel
1997 Saturday Suspense - Junoon Sukhdev Pawar (Episode 7) Zee TV
1997 Saturday Suspense - The Final Verdict Inspector (Episode 13) Zee TV
1998 Saturday Suspense Shreekant Gokhale (Episode 50) Zee TV
1999 Suspense Hour Dharmesh (Episode 4) Zee TV
2000 Thriller At 10 - Chor Pe Mor Professor Ravi Desai (Episode 166 - Episode 170) Zee TV
2002 ; 2003 Kkusum Ajay Maliya Sony TV
2002 Kumkum - Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan Vishal Malhorta Star Plus
2003 Ssshhhh...Koi Hai - Vikraal Aur Haunted House Aditya (Episode 93) Star Plus
2003 Saara Akaash Air Force Officer Star Plus

Web series[edit]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "My wife suggested I consult a psychiatrist". Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on 22 December 2010. Retrieved 2 May 2011.
  2. ^ "Max Stardust Awards 2010". Bollywood World. Archived from the original on 6 September 2017. Retrieved 2 May 2011.
  3. ^ Kazmi, Nikhat (22 October 2010). "Rakta Charitra". Times of India. Archived from the original on 18 September 2017. Retrieved 2 May 2011.
  4. ^ Lohana, Avinash (13 May 2019). "ABHIMANYU SINGH PLAYS THE UNPREDICTABLE AND DEADLY VILLAIN IN AKSHAY KUMAR'S SOORYAVANSHI". Mumbai Mirror. Archived from the original on 13 May 2019. Retrieved 13 May 2019.