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Tarsem Singh (I)


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

Filmography

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 2020 Lady Gaga: 911 (Music Video)
 2017 Emerald City (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Lions in Winter (2017)
- They Came First (2017)
 2015 Self/less (directed by)
 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)
 1996 Nike - Good vs Evil (Short)
 1993 Deep Forest: Sweet Lullaby (Music Video)
 1993 The King of Ads, Part 2 (Documentary) (segment director)
 1991 R.E.M.: Losing My Religion (Music Video)
 1990 En Vogue: Hold On (Music Video) (as Tarsem)
 1990 Suzanne Vega: Tired of Sleeping (Music Video)
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Other Works:

Directed the commercial "Heroes" for Wanadoo (2002). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

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:

Is a prominent commercial director with Radical Media; he directed music videos that were influenced by the work of the genius Sergei Parajanov. See more »

Trademark:

Use of symmetrical structures, most prominently squares and cubes See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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