Dyaneshwar Mulay the consul general of India in New York held an event at the consulate ballroom to launch a website specially for watching movies made by NRIs. He congratulated Tirlok Malik the founder of the NRI TV and Film Club on the idea. Several prominent members of the Indian American community were present at the event.
The website www.NRITVFILMCLUB.com will let people watch films made by NRIs about NRIs, with NRIs. The site is a collective effort of filmmakers and artistes, that aims to promote and create opportunities for NRI talent in the area of film, TV and new media.
The website is launched with 15 films made in America by NRI filmmakers with local NRI talent The film club will also be producing and showing more films TV sitcoms and web series. Yearly membership for the club is $35.
The club also has support from Desi Talk publisher and Padma Shri awardee Dr Sudhir M Parikh and TV Asia Chairman. H R Shah.