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Tarsem Singh


Indian director Tarsem Singh is the son of an aircraft engineer. He was educated at Bishop Cotton Boy's School in Shimla and relocated to the USA to study business at Harvard and, significantly, film studies at the Art Center College of Design in California. Upon graduating he embarked on a career as a director of music videos, working with such ... See full bio »
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 2012/I Mirror Mirror (as Tarsem Singh Dhandwar)
 2011 Immortals (as Tarsem Singh Dhandwar)
 2006 The Fall (as Tarsem)
 2003 The Best of R.E.M.: In View 1988-2003 (Video documentary) (video "Losing My Religion")
 2000 The Cell
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 2012/I Mirror Mirror (producer: "I Believe In Love (Mirror Mirror Mix)" - as Tarsem) / (writer: "I Believe In Love (Mirror Mirror Mix)")
 2006 The Fall (writer: "Mystical Directions to Odious (Chak-Chak)" - as Tarsem)
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 2006 The Fall (screenplay - as Tarsem)
 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (second unit director: India - as Tarsem)
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 2006 The Fall (producer - as Tarsem)
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 2012 Burning Man: Metropolis (Documentary) (very special thanks)
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 2011 Attack of the Show! (TV Series)
Himself - Director, Immortals
- Saoirse Ronan (2011) ... Himself - Director, Immortals
 2008 Wanderlust (Video documentary short)
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 2000 Style as Substance: Reflections on Tarsem (Video documentary short)
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 1991 MTV Video Music Awards 1991 (TV Movie)
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Directed the commercial "Lryiquid Perfection" for Smirnoff (2003). See more »

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Alternate Names:

Tarsem Singh Dhandwar | Tarsem

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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I saw a book in India titled Guide to Film Schools in America, and it shell-shocked me. It changed my life, because I thought you went to college to study something that your father loved and you hated. I told my father I wanted to study film and he said there was no way he was gonna let me do that. I made my way to Los Angeles, and made a film that won a scholarship to the Art Center College of ... See more »

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He lived in London, Italy, Los Angeles and India. See more »

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Gemini

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The Great Stanley Kubrick and Tarsem Singh. Manish_Sahay
Why do his films have such low ratings? Skwiggy
If he does one movie, it should be Shadow of the Colossus chansenpinoy
He should do The Life of Pi... shg6
Better than Tim Burton? k1d0n3
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