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Tarsem Singh


Birth Name: Tarsem Singh Dhandwar

Age: 56, born 26 May 1961

Country of origin: India

Height: 5' 6"


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Description: 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 artists as Suzanne Vega, En Vogue, Vanessa Paradis and, most notably, R.E.M.. Tarsem's video for their song 'Losing My Religion', went on to win six MTV Video Music Awards, including the coveted 'Video of the Year'. As well, as music videos, Tarsem has directed some high profile telev ... (more)
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1. The Cell (2000)
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2. The Fall (2006)
689 Watched
3. Immortals (2011)
679 Watched
4. Mirror Mirror (2012)
604 Watched
5. Self/less (2015)
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1. The Fall (2006)
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The 15 Most Accomplished Music Video Directors (15 person items)

"Best Music Videos: “Hold On”, En Vogue (1990); “Losing My Religion”, R.E.M. (1991) Best Movies: The Cell (2000), The Fall (2006) Give Tarsem Singh a mediocre script, and he’ll mold the underwritten dud into a visual goldmine. With his striking 2000 debut, The Cell, the Indian director, previously known for R.E.M.’s award-winning “Losing My Religion” video, took an intriguing premise (psychologist enters a psycho’s mind to find a missing girl) and went ballistic, using the film"

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