Tom Alter, well known acting for Keshav Kalsi, renowned actor is no more

TOM ALTER in a function with a renowned social worker and founder of CMS school at Lucknow Jagdish Gandi and school Children

TOM ALTER , renowned film actor, died in his Mumbai home on Friday night. He was born in Mussoorie in the year 1950. First he studied in Woodstock School and then he went to Yale University. In the beginning of 70's he returned back to India. He again studied in film and television institute of India in Pune, but which city he loved in India very much was Delhi of the most loving. He did introduce during the talk in his interviews. Here are many interesting stories about him.

In an Interview to The Hindu News Paper he had told that Delhi was like Mount Everest during in Mussoorie. Main cause was that to reach Delhi from Mussoorie was hard for him; even for that his Father and Uncle had challenged him.
"I clearly remember the interaction. It was his first video interview. I wouldn’t say he was naive but rather innocent and soft-spoken. Though a little shy in front of the camera, the boy was very confident without being a show-off," Alter had recalled the event in an interview with Times of India.

He was told that if he is reached Delhi from Mussoorie by Bicycle, he would be given Rs 3 for this challenge. It was period of 1966 when 3 Rupees was worth of today Rupees 300. At Interview Tom told that anyhow he managed journey with his friends; left Mussoorie for at 6.30 AM, and reached Delhi at 9.30 PM.
According to Tom he did lots of fun on that day. First he went to Cinema then he ate mutton Biryani and then he returned back to Mussoorie by taxi.
In 1969, his family migrated to Delhi. He had lived there upto 7 years, but before it he had made several trips from Mussoorie to Delhi.
Sometimes he had gone to see matches of his favourite players; and sometimes, for Movies.

Tom Alter was a big fan of Rajesh Khanna. He had told in an Interview that most of the times he went to Delhi from Mussoorie to see first-day-show of Rajesh Khanna Movie. He had seen most of the Movies of Rajesh Khanna; namely,  Anand, Dushman and Amar Prem at Regal Cinema situated at Canought Place.

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