Abhimanyu Singh is an Indian film and television actor. He played the role of ‘Bukka Reddy’ in Ram Gopal Varma’s ‘Rakhta Charitra’ in 2010.
Abhimanyu Shekhar Singh was born on Saturday, 20 September 1975 (age 44 years; as in 2019), in Lohanipur, Patna. His zodiac sign is Virgo. He did his schooling from Patna. He did his graduation from St. Stephen’s College, New Delhi.
Height (approx.): 5′ 11″
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Hair Colour: Black
Family & Caste
Parents & Siblings
Abhimanyu’s forefathers are from Daudpur in Jehanabad, Bihar. His father’s name is Chandrasekhar Singh, who used to work in RBI, Patna. His mother’s name is Shanti Singh.
Relationships, Wife & Children
He got married to his girlfriend, Sargam, in 2006. The couple is blessed with two children; one daughter, Amelie and one son, Zulu.
He started his career as a theatre artist with the Makarand Deshpande’s theatre group ‘Ansh’ and worked as a model simultaneously. Later, he left Delhi and moved to Mumbai. The popular Bollywood actor, Manoj Bajpayee, once, saw his act in a theatre play and liked his performance. Later, Manoj talked to the Indian filmmaker, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra to cast Abhimanyu in his next film. Rakeysh auditioned him and offered him a role in the Bollywood film, Aks (2001).
He debuted in the Hindi TV serials with the 1997 serial, ‘Saturday Suspense- Junoon,’ aired on Zee TV. Some of his popular TV serials are ‘Kumkum- Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan’ (2002), ‘Kkusum’ (2003), ‘Saara Akaash’ (2003), and ‘Upanishad Ganga’ (2012).
Later, he acted in many Bollywood films, including ‘Jannat’ (2008), ‘Gulaal’ (2009), ‘Rakta Charitra’ (2010), ‘Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela’ (2013), and ‘Sooryavanshi’ (2020).
He debuted in the Telugu films with the bi-lingual film, ‘Rakta Charitra’ in 2010. Some of his popular Telugu films are ‘Bejawada’ (2011), ‘Pandaga Chesko’ (2015), ‘Jai Lava Kusa’ (2017), and ‘Sita’ (2019). He has also worked in the Gujarati films, like ‘Premji: Rise of a Warrior’ (2015) and ‘G’ (2020).
He debuted in the Tamil films with ‘Velayudham’ in 2011. Thereafter, he went on to act in the Tamil films, like ‘Thalaivaa’ (2013), ‘Enradhukulla’ (2015), and ‘Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru’ (2017).
In 2016, he appeared in the Kannada film ‘Chakravyuha.’ In 2018, he appeared as ‘Chacha Ji’ in the Zakir Khan’s web-series, ‘Chacha Vidhayak Hain Humare.’
In 2020, he acted in the MX Player’s web-series, ‘Bhaukaal.’
- His hobbies include swimming, playing cricket, and fishing
- He has got a tattoo inked on his right arm.
- He is often confused as the brother of the Bollywood actor, Chandrachur Singh.
- Reportedly, Abhimanyu believes in keeping his personal life private, so, he does not use any social media platforms.