(born in Bihar) is an Indian film actor who works mainly in Bollywood and Bhojpuri cinema. He completed his graduation from St. Stephen’s College, New Delhi.
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. The role won him the 2010 Stardust Award for his breakthrough performance.
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.
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.