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Tom Alter diagnosed with skin cancer

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Noted actor and theatre personality Tom Alter is suffering from skin and is being treated at a city hospital here, his son, Jamie, said.

The 67-year-old actor has been diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma which is a type of skin

"He has been admitted in Saifee hospital for the past one week," Jamie told PTI.

He, however, dd not divulge any further details about his father's present health condition.

Indian actor of American descent, Alter is known for his work in films like "Gandhi", "Aashiqui" "Parinda" among others.

In 2008, he was awarded Padma Shri by the

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First Published: Mon, September 11 2017. 18:22 IST