Abhimanyu Singh

12 November 1987 | Scorpio

Actor

Abhimanyu Singh

Abhimanyu Singh is an Indian actor known for his critically acclaimed performances in Gulaal, Rakht Charitra and Goliyon ki Rasleela Ram-Leela.

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Filmography

7 July 2017Mom

13 March 2009Gulaal
Rananjay 'Ransa' Singh

14 September 2007Dhol
Rahul Tripathi

18 June 2004Lakshya
Adjunct Major Pratap Singh

17 April 1987Aulad
Barrister

Biography

Abhimanyu Singh is an Indian actor known for his critically acclaimed performances in Gulaal, Rakht Charitra and Goliyon ki Rasleela Ram-Leela. Abhimanyu, who hails from Patna, completed his college from St. Stephen’s, Delhi. Shortly after, he moved to Mumbai to pursue his dreams of becoming an actor. Once in Mumbai, he joined Makarand Deshpande’s theatre group, Ansh, after spending eight long years in search of work. While performing plays, he came across Anurag Kashyap, who was also an actor with Ansh. Anurag liked one of his performances and decided to cast him in his movie. However the project took longer than expected and Abhimanyu made his debut in Bollywood with Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra’s Aks (2001). Manoj Bajpai had recommended him to Mehra him after watching Singh in one of the plays. He went on to star in films like Lakshya (2004), Dhol (2007) and Jannat (2008). The following year, he finally came to the limelight with Anurag Kashyap’s Gulaal. His performance was highly appreciated by critics. He established his mettle as an actor with critically acclaimed performances in Rakht Charitra (2010) and I Am (2011). Singh also starred in many Telugu and Tamil films. In 2013, he was part of Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai Dobaara! and the subsequent year he starred in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela, where his performance won him much critical acclaim. Abhimanyu also starred in the Varun Dhawan starrer Main Tera Hero (2014). His upcoming film is Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s comeback film, Jazbaa (2015). Singh is married to Sargam Singh and the couple has two kids. He is the brother of Bollywood actor Chandrachur Singh.

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