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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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 2015 Self/less (completed)
 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
 1991 Losing My Religion (Short)
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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 Special)
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Other Works:

Directed the commercial "Comedian" for Becks (1998). See more »

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1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Tarsem Singh Dhandwar | Tarsem

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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[on being inspired by Sergei Parajanov] I showed Paradjanov to Kodak, and they said, "That's not the kind of thing the new generation would like." Now, I get calls from ad agencies every week saying "we want you to do another commercial just like this." See more »

Trivia:

Graduate of Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. See more »

Trademark:

Seamless combination of practical and CGI effects. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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