Tirlok Malik has been nominated for New York Emmy Awards"I love making films in New York," said actor-filmmaker Tirlok Malik in a telephonic interview. The man behind the `online production' of Tamil film Vettaiyadu Villaiyadu, in the U.S., and producer-actor of the film Lonely in America, has been nominated for the New York Emmy Awards under the Indian American category. The winner will be announced at the 50th Annual Emmy Awards function to be held on April 1 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square.The category also features other Indian-American filmmakers and actors such as Pooja Kumar, Ranjit Chowdhry, DJ Rekha, producer Chander Malik and media personality Sree Sreenivasan. "It's a proud moment for Indian-American filmmakers and actors in New York," said Malik, who has been making films on the Indian American theme for over a decade now.
S.R. ASHOK KUMAR