Baljit Singh Deo

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Baljit Singh Deo (Punjabi: ਬਲਜੀਤ ਸਿੰਘ ਦਿਓ) is a well known Punjabi music video director as well as a director of Punjabi movies, and also has a keen interest in photography.

Early life[edit]

Baljit Singh Deo was born in Jalandhar, Punjab. At an early age, he moved to England with his family where he would do his studies in engineering (Microelectronics).[1]

Career[edit]

After completing his studies in Microelectronics, Baljit Singh Deo worked as an engineer for a few years for companies like Motorola and Development Director at EA Sports. However, his passion was somewhere else. He left his career as an engineer and pursued photography and video direction. He set up his creative design firm Deo Studios.

After some time into photography, Baljit Singh Deo stepped into Punjabi music video direction as he directed his first Punjabi music video Punjabi singer Sukhdev Sukha.

Now he is working in Punjabi movies as he Directed Jag Jeondeyan De Mele starring Harbhajan Maan and Tulip Joshi & Mirza The Untold Story starring Gippy Grewal, Mandy Takhar and Rahul Dev.His upcoming movie is Himmat Singh starring Arjan Bajwa, Kajal Jain, Yaad Grewal and Hemant Aangrish scheduled to release in 2014.

CURRENTLY: Director / Cinematographer / Photographer located in Vancouver, BC. Established Deo Studios 15 years ago after leaving a profession in the High Tech, R & D, and Engineering fields to pursue my passion for film and photography. Since then he has photographed people in Canada, USA, South America, Europe and Asia, directed 6 feature films, won best cinematographer and film editor awards, and I was selected as a finalist in the Hasselblad Masters competition. Baljit has been commissioned to produce stunning imagery and marketing material through film and photography for fashion and commercial industries worldwide. His work is very personal for each client, always looking to bend light to give that perfect look. he doesn't think there are bad pictures or compositions, it's just how we perceive what is good or bad. "We often feel time never stops and I feel photography allows you to keep a moment from running away. People are certainly my cup tea in terms of subject and always feels... will my image express what the person in the picture is thinking at that very moment"

Director (music videos)[edit]

Director[edit]

Year Film Notes
2009 Jag Jeondeyan De Mele
2012 Mirza The Untold Story Nominated: PTC Punjabi Film Award for Best Director
2013 Himmat Singh [2] Delayed
2015 Hero Naam Yaad Rakhi
2015 Faraar
2016 Ardaas (2016 film)
2016 Manje Bistre (2016 film)

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.cinepunjab.com/2011/03/baljit-singh-deo.html - Baljit Singh Deo
  2. ^ Punjab, Cine (1 March 2013). "Arjan Bajwa in Baljit Singh Deo's Next". cinepunjab.com. Retrieved 1 March 2013. 

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