An Actor and Film Producer Tirlok Malik (CEO of Apple Productions and founder of nritvfilmclub) is a New York Emmy Award nominated filmmaker. Apple Productions has produced many films since 1990 starting with its first pioneer film about Indian Americans, “Lonely in America,” which was directed by ‘Barry Alexander Brown’ and featured a cameo by ‘Spike Lee’. The film was shown in 74 countries and as well as on HBO and participated in 37 film festivals, winning many Awards. He continues to make films about Indian American and multi-cultural experiences in America. Malik’s work as an actor and a filmmaker has been acclaimed in many media, including The New York Times, Hollywood Reporter, Variety, Entertainment, and others. 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 November 1st 2014 as Tirlok Malik appreciation day. As an actor he has worked in many television series, and films. He has also done over 200 performances in New York theaters. He has acted in many Ads including Campbell Soup, Channel 7 Eyewitness News, PBS Channel 13, Microsoft, Air India, Nokia, etc. He is based in New York. He works in US and India.