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  Entertainment   Bollywood  30 Sep 2017  Arjun, Anil Kapoor, other celebs mourn death of veteran actor Tom Alter

Arjun, Anil Kapoor, other celebs mourn death of veteran actor Tom Alter

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Published : Sep 30, 2017, 12:16 pm IST
Updated : Sep 30, 2017, 4:36 pm IST

Bollywood stars took to Twitter to express their grief over the actor's death and conveyed their condolences to his family.

Tom Alter was an Indian actor of American descent.
 Tom Alter was an Indian actor of American descent.

Mumbai: 2017 looks likely to be remembered as the year where the film industry lost some of its veteran actors.

After Vinod Khanna, Om Puri and Reema Lagoo, the film industry has been jolted with the loss of another veteran this year, actor Tom Alter.

The actor was popular for films like ‘Shatranj Ke Khiladi’, ‘Junoon’, ‘Aashiqui’, ‘Parinda’, ‘Sardar Patel’ and ‘Gandhi’, TV shows like ‘Bharat Ek Khoj’, ‘Shaktimaan’ and plays such as ‘In Ghalib In Delhi’.

Alter had also worked in English, Bengali, Assamese and Telugu films and also conducted Sachin Tendulkar’s first-ever interview.

He was honoured with the Padma Shri award by the government in 2008.

Bollywood stars like Anil Kapoor, Mahesh Bhatt, Arjun Kapoor and several others took to Twitter to express their grief over Alter’s death and sent their condolences to the families.

Alter is survived by wife Carol, son Jamie, and daughter Afshaan.

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