Tarsem Singh

Film Director / Film Producer / Screenwriter / Executive Producer | * 05/06/1961 (60)
Tarsem Singh Dhandwar (born 26 May 1961), known professionally as Tarsem, is an Indian director who has worked on films, music videos, and commercials. He directed The Cell (2000), The Fall (2006, also screenwriter and producer), Immortals (2011), Mirror Mirror (2012), and Self/less (2015). ()
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Tarsem Singh Dhandwar, known professionally as Tarsem, is an Indian-American director who has worked on films, music videos, and commercials.Tarsem was born in Jalandhar, Punjab to a Punjabi Sikh family. His father was an aircraft engineer. He is a graduate of the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.Tarsem began his career directing music videos, including those of "Hold On" by En Vogue, "Sweet Lullaby" by Deep Forest and R.E.M.'s smash hit "Losing My Religion", the latter of which won Best Video of the Year at the 1991 MTV Video Music Awards. He has directed dozens of commercials for brands such as Nike and Coca-Cola. Tarsem's feature film directorial debut was The Cell (2000), starring Jennifer Lopez.In 2003, Tarsem directed one of the most elaborate Pepsi commercials to date. It combined a gladiator theme with Queen's "We Will Rock You". The commercial starred Enrique Iglesias in the version of the commercial aired in Europe and North America and Amr Diab in the version aired in the Arab world.Tarsem's second film, The Fall, debuted at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival and was released theatrically in the United States in 2008. His third film was 2011's Immortals. He directed an adaptation of the Brothers Grimm story of "Snow White", called Mirror Mirror (2012).

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Fantasy | Science Fiction

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Awards & Nominations for Tarsem Singh

MTV Video Music Awards MTV Video Music Awards

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Movies with Tarsem Singh as Crew(10)

Directing/Director2015 Self/less
Directing/Director2012 Mirror Mirror
Directing/Director2011 Immortals
Directing/Second Unit Director2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Directing/Director2006 The Fall
Production/Producer2006 The Fall
Writing/Screenplay2006 The Fall
Directing/Director2000 The Cell
Directing/Director1993 The King of Ads, Part 2

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Tarsem Singh
Citizenship: India
Born: Saturday, 05/06 1961 (May) in Jalandhar (current age: 60 years + 217 days)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN)
Other names for Tarsem Singh (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Tarsem Singh Dhandwar"
Tarsem Singh frequently works together with these people:
Nico Soultanakis (5x, Crew)
Tommy Turtle (4x, Crew)
Robert Duffy (4x, Crew)
Eiko Ishioka (4x, Crew)
Tom Foden (4x, Crew)
Ren Klyce (3x, Crew)
David Drzewiecki (3x, Crew)
John Roesch (3x, Crew)
Alyson Dee Moore (3x, Crew)
Jeff G. Waxman (3x, Crew)
Brendan Galvin (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:6985, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 12/08/2021