Veteran actor and an affable star Tom Alter passed away late Friday night in Mumbai after battling skin cancer. He was 67. He was awarded the Padma Shri for his contribution to art and cinema. Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has expressed grief on the demise of Tom Alter and recalled his contribution to the film world and theatre. The Prime Minister also extended condolences to the family and admirers of Tom Alter.
Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje tweeted that she was saddened by the death of the fine ctor.
Bollywood paid tributes to the actor with a heart of gold and also for his contribution to the world of theatre. Rishi Kapoor tweeted RIP. My friend and colleague Tom Alter. Bless you!