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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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in India

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Known For

The Fall Director
(2006)
The Cell Director
(2000)
Mirror Mirror Director
(2012)
Self/less Director
(2015)

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 2017 Emerald City (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Lions in Winter (2017)
- They Came First (2017)
 2015 Self/less
 2013 Morgan Stanley: Anthem (Video short)
 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 (directed by)
 1993 Deep Forest: Sweet Lullaby (Video short)
 1993 The King of Ads, Part 2 (Documentary) (segment director)
 1992 Vanessa Paradis: Be My Baby (Video short)
 1991 R.E.M.: Losing My Religion (Video short)
 1990 En Vogue: Hold On (Video short) (as Tarsem)
 1990 Suzanne Vega: Tired of Sleeping (Video short)
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Other Works:

Directed the commercial "Diamond Mine" for Schweppes (1997). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Tarsem Singh Dhandwar | Tarsem

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

[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:

He was attached to direct Nautica (2008) and Constantine (2005). See more »

Trademark:

Many seens depicting sand or desert landscapes See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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