Abhimanyu Singh

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Abhimanyu Singh
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Born (1975-09-20) 20 September 1975 (age 42)
Sonpur, Bihar, India
Residence Mumbai, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor, Television producer
Spouse(s) Sargam Singh
(2008–present)[1]

Abhimanyu Singh (born in Sonpur, Bihar) is an Indian film actor who works mainly in Bollywood and Telugu cinema.

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.[2] The role won him the 2010 Stardust Award for his breakthrough performance.[3]

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.[4]

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 will be seen as the main antagonist opposite Sridevi in Boney Kapoors Mom, slated for release 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]

Television

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jha, Subhash K. (3 April 2009). "Abhimanyu Singh flying high on Gulaal". NDTV Movies. Archived from the original on 16 July 2012. Retrieved 2 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "My wife suggested I consult a psychiatrist". Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on 22 December 2010. Retrieved 2 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "Max Stardust Awards 2010". Bollywood World. Retrieved 2 May 2011. 
  4. ^ Kazmi, Nikhat (22 October 2010). "Rakta Charitra". Times of India. Retrieved 2 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "After Gulaal, Abhimanyu excited about Upanishad Ganga". Hindustan Times. 14 May 2012.