Bollywood celebrities have mourned the death of veteran theatre, television and film actor Tom Alter, who breathed his last on 29 September night after losing his battle against skin cancer.
Known for starring in television shows like 'Bharat Ek Khoj', 'Zabaan Sambhalke' and 'Betaal Pachisi', Tom Alter was an American-origin actor settled in India and was recognised with the Padma Shri in 2008.
Many B-town celebs took to Twitter to express their grief:
Anil Kapoor: An all rounder is what he was, with a heart of gold. Back in the day, I even studied acting under him. You will be missed dearly #TomAlter
Rishi Kapoor: RIP. My friend and colleague Tom Alter. Bless you!
RIP. My friend and colleague Tom Alter. Bless you! pic.twitter.com/7JSWK0Qbww— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) September 30, 2017
Arjun Kapoor: RIP Tom Alter...have the fondest childhood memories of seeing him on zabaan sambhal ke...
RIP Tom Alter...have the fondest childhood memories of seeing him on zabaan sambhal ke... https://t.co/Cvb1zq2OuP— Arjun Kapoor (@arjunk26) September 30, 2017
Mahesh Bhatt: Goodbye to you my trusted friend! ??????! Actor Tom Alter, a Padma Shri awardee, dies of cancer at 67
Reteish Deshmukh: I had the privilege of working with him in Bangistan. Will always remember him for his humility and kindness. #RIP #TomAlter
Huma Qureshi: So sad to hear about Tom Alter sir.. had the honour of knowing him while doing a play in Delhi .. such a lovely human being. Rest in Peace.