Emmy Nominated Filmmaker Tirlok Malik’s New Film “On Golden Years”


DC Premiere of Tirlok Malik’s new film On Golden Years was held on July 19th at DC Cinema by Noor Naghmi who is one of the lead actors of the film. The premiere was attended by many cast and crew members along with 300 invited guests, which included many media and community leaders. MC of the evening was Dr. Zulfiquar Kazmi. Indian Ambassador Arun Kumar Singh sent best wishes for film and the team represented by Shiv Ratan (Counsellor- Community Affairs).


The film On Golden Years portrays the complex emotions, which come at the time of retirement for immigrants. Through various characters, who are residents of an Indian retirement community, the film deals with the conflicts such as India vs America, contentedness vs regrets and places to retire etc. This is the story about the retirement of the American Dream.


The film stars RANJIT CHOWDHRY who was also the lead of Lonely In America, JYOTI SINGH, REEVES LEHMANN, SHETAL SHAH, NOOR NAGHMI, TIRLOK MALIK, SHRUTI TEWARI, FAROKH DARUWALA, INDU GAJWANI, PROF. INDRAJIT S. SALUJA, LOVLLIEN KAURR, SANDEEP SURI, IGGY IGNATIUS, KAMLESH GUPTA and many more. There are some new talents making their debut in the film. Tirlok Malik has recently launched the website which is the first ever streaming of Indian American movies www.nritvfilmclub.com. The purpose of the website is also promoting the new talents.


The film On Golden Years is written and directed by Tirlok Malik. The idea of the story is inspired from the book Seeking Roots by Iggy. The film is produced by Iggy Ignatius who is also the codirector of the film. The film has been shot at the only Indian retirement community Shantiniketan in Florida. Other credits of the film are Director of Photography Christo Bakalov B.A.C., Music by Peter Lobo, Art Direction by Sunita Babber, Editing by Tom Knight and others.


Singer Falu makes her film debut doing the item number song ‘Raba Raba’ in the film On Golden Years. Falu has sung at Carnegie Hall and has sung twice in the White House in the presence of President Obama and Oprah Winfrey along with the composer of Slumdog Millionaire A.R. Rahman. The opening song of the film ‘Gayatri Mantra’ is sung by Sumitra Iyer who is an award winning Bollywood singer and who now lives in America. She has performed all over the world with top names of Indian music industry such as Anu Malik, Sonu Nigam, Shankar Ehsaan Loy and Hariharan.


The film On Golden Years is in English language and is made for NRIs and an international audience. It is a romantic emotional comedy. Its length is 85 minutes. Tirlok Malik and the team of On Golden Years are happy to share this film with the audience.