Anand Tucker (born 24 June 1963) is a film director and producer based in London. He began his career directing factual television programming and adverts. He co-owns the production company Archer Street.
He was scheduled to direct Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy, but in May 2006 was replaced by Chris Weitz.
Tucker was born in Thailand to an Indian father and German mother. He attended high school at Island School, Hong Kong. He then moved to the UK at the age of 18. He has one child with his partner, director Sharon Maguire. —Wikipedia