Cancer wins once again: Tom Alter lost battle against Skin Cancer
At the age of 67 Actor, Writer, Director “Tom Alter” died due to Skin Cancer. Gandhi, Shatranj Ke Khilari, Kranti, Aashiqui and Parinda are his remarkable contributions for Bollywood. Starring in television shows like Bharat Ek Khoj, Zabaan Sambhalke and Betaal Pachisi, Tom Alter proved himself as magnificent in every field whether it was films, TV shows, and stage role-plays. Tom Alter was an American-origin actor settled in India. In 2008 he was honored with Padma Shri award, the fourth civilian honor of India.
His family released this statement, announcing heart-taking news of his death. “It is with sadness we announce the death of actor, writer, director Padma Sri Winner Tom Alter and our husband, father. Tom passed away on Friday night at home with his family and close family members in attendance. We ask for their privacy to be respected at this time.”