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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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Known For

The Fall
The Fall Director
(2006)
The Cell
The Cell Director
(2000)
Mirror Mirror
Mirror Mirror Director
(2012)
Self/less
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 "Goal Keeper" for Coke (2004). 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:

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 »

Trivia:

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

Trademark:

Many seens depicting sand or desert landscapes See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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