Abhimanyu Singh plays one of the antagonists in Sooryavanshi. His character, Riaaz, is a Lashkar operative living in Rajasthan. Abhimanyu has played baddies and villains all his career, appearing in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Bhojpuri cinema. He views his character in Sooryavanshi as not a typical villain. Besides Sooryavanshi, Abhimanyu will also appear in the Rajinikanth-starrer Annaatthe this week. His upcoming film is Bachchan Pandey, again with Akshay Kumar.