New Delhi, India
|Occupation(s)||Film maker, actor and producer|
Tirlok Malik (born in New Delhi) is an Indian-American film maker, actor and producer based in New York.He has been nominated in Emmy Awards. He is also an entrepreneur, ayurveda restaurateur and happy life yoga speaker.
Malik was born and brought in New Delhi. He shifted to New York in his early 20s to expand his father's export business.
Malik started his career as a model for print and television before shifting to theatre. He has more than 300 performance in the Broadway.
Later he became a producer and finally an actor, writer and director.
In 2007, He was nominated in Emmy Awards for producing the television series "Namaste: I love making films in New York".
He is CEO of Apple Productions and founder of Nritvfilmclub.
Malik has produced several films under the banner of Apple production since 1990 starting with Lonely in America.The film was shown in 74 countries and as well as on HBO and participated in 37 film festivals, winning multiple Awards. He continues to make films about Indian American experiences in America. He released a new short film 'To New India with Love' on the occasion of India's 75th Independence Day.
Malik's work as an actor and a filmmaker has been acclaimed globally.He also received the Pride of India Gold Medal for his work as a filmmaker from the Indian Ambassador of the USA. In August 2007, Tirlok Malik was presented with the New York Citizens Award from the New York Mayor's Office. In 2014, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer presented him a citation for his work as a filmmaker and a restaurateur and declared 1 November 2014 as Tirlok Malik appreciation day.
He has line produced (USA Filming) and Some of the films starring India Superstar Rajinikanth, Kamal Hassan, Suriya, Sanjay Dutt, Mamoothy, Sunny Deol, Kangana Ranut, Manisha Koirala, Mithun Chakravarty, Anupam kher.
As an actor, he has worked in many television series, and films. He has been in many advertisements including for Campbell Soup, Channel 7 Eyewitness News, PBS Channel 13, Microsoft, Air India, and Nokia.
|1982||Dard Ka Rishta||Dr. Khan|
|1990||Lonely in America||Max|
|1997||Drown Soda||The Father|
|2000||Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar||Lala Lajpatrai|
|2001||American Desi||Mr. Saeed|
|2001||The Favor||Vendor||aka "Mission" – Japan (English title) (festival title)|
|2001||Lajja||Trilok Mallik||aka "The Shame" – India (English title) (literal title)|
|2001||The Relay||Employee||TV Episode|
|2001||Third Watch||Employee||1 episode|
|2002||People I Know||Cab Driver|
|2002||Gay||Wiry Guy||TV episode|
|2002||The Job||Wiry Guy||1 episode|
|2002||Kehtaa Hai Dil Baar Baar||Dr. Hemang Patel||"My Heart Keeps Repeating" – International (English title)|
|2003||Magic Magic 3D||Krishna||Tamil Film. Dubbed into Malayalam, Telugu & Hindi, with the Hindi dub being titled as Chota Jadugar (Little Magician)|
|2005||True Crime: New York City||Video game|
|2005||Saving Face||Patel||TV episode|
|2005||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Patel||aka "Law & Order: CI" – USA (promotional abbreviation)|
|2006||Quarter Life Crisis||Mr. Hauser|
|2006||Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu||Suspected Killer||aka "Hunt and Play" – International (English title) (informal literal title) ... aka "Hunting Game" – Europe (English title)|
|2007||Ta Ra Rum Pum||Restaurant owner|
|2007||Sivaji||Friend of Sivaji||aka "Sivaji: The Boss" – India (English title) (long title)|
|2008||When Kiran Met Karen||Cab Driver|
|2008||A Jersey Christmas||Mahan|
|2009||The Day the Bread Turned Green||Indian Baker|
|2009||Anandha Thandavam||Hindu Priest|
|2014||On Golden Years||Vijay|
|2015||15 August 1947||Host|
|2021||To New India With Love||Prof. Khanna|
|1990||Lonely in America||producer||shown in 74 countries, 37 film festivals, and HBO. cameo by Spike Lee. Directed by Barry Alexander Brown (Academy Awards nominee)|
|2000||Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar||line producer: USA||Starring Mammootty, directed by Jabbar Patel, produced by NFDC and government of India|
|2003||Chota Jadugar||co-producer||... aka "Magic Magic 3D" – India (English title), India (Malayalam title)... aka "Little Magician" – India (English title)... aka "Small Magician" – India (English title)|
|2003||Arya||producer||Directed by Manan Katohora|
|2006||Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu||line producer: USA||... aka "Hunt and Play" – International (English title) (informal literal title)... aka "Hunting Game" – Europe (English title) starring Kamal Haasan, Directed by Gautham Menon,|
|2007||Sivaji||line producer: USA||... aka "Sivaji: The Boss" – India (English title) (long title) starring Rajinikanth. Directed by S. Shankar|
|2008||Mehbooba||line producer: USA||Starring Sanjay Dutt, Manish Koirala. Directed by Afzal Khan|
|2008||Vaaranam Aayiram||line producer: USA||Starring Suriya, Simran, Ramya. Directed by Gautham Menon|
|2009||Anandha Thandavam||line producer: USA||Produced by Ascar Films. Directed by A.R. Gandhi Krishna.|
|2011||I love New Year||line producer: |
|produced by T-Series, starring Kangana Ranaut, Sunny Deol. Directed by Radhika Rao, Vinay Sapru|
|2014||Purani Jeans||line producer: |
|produced by Eros Internationals|
|2014||On Golden Years||co-producer||produced by Golden Movies|
|2021||To New India With Love||producer|
|2014||On Golden Years||writer, director|
|2015||15 August 1947||writer, director|
|2021||To New India With Love||director|
|Namaste – I Love Making Films in New York! for Thirteen/WNET||TV show Producer||Emmy Award Nominee for show about Indian film-makers in the U.S. Aired on PBS.|
|NRI TV/Film Awards Show||TV show Producer||Aired on TV-Asia|
|How to Flirt, Date and Meet your Fate||TV show Producer||Based on Susan Rabin's best-selling book|
|India at 0: A View from the NRIs of America||TV show Producer||About Non Resident Indians living outside India. Aired on Doordarshan (Indian National TV)|
|Who Will Walk With Me?||TV show Producer|
|U.S. Immigration: Green Card||TV show Producer|
|15 August 1947||TV show |
Host and Producer
|Co-produced with and Aired on Jus Punjabi TV (USA, Canada)|
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