- Tom Alter is currently under treatment in Mumbai's Saifee Hospital
- The actor's been admitted there for a week now
- "He is fighting it well," said his son Jamie
Tom Alter is currently admitted in Mumbai's Saifee Hospital, where he's remained under treatment for a week now. It was last year when the actor had to get his thumb amputated because of the condition, stated the IANS report. "He is fighting it well. He is showing the will to battle it out. He is under the best care possible. Various doctors across the country are in consultation. As a family, we are very happy with the treatment he is getting," Jamie told IANS.
Tom Alter's son said the family will keep the media updated with the actor's recovery status, adding that the doctors are happy with how the actor has responded to the treatment in the past week. "His bodily functions are absolutely fine. The doctors are very happy with that. The past one week has gone in getting him in a state of physical strength, whereby the doctor is able to start the next round of medication," Jamie told IANS.
Tom Alter, an actor of Indian American origin, is known for having featured in starring roles in children's TV shows like Shaktiman, Betaal Pachis and Captain Vyom. He was last seen in Sargoshiyan, which released in May this year. Tom Alter is best known for films like Parinda, Gandhi, Kranti, Aashiqui and the Satyajit Ray-directed Shatranj Ke Khiladi. In 2008, Tom Alter was honoured with Padma Shri for his work in Indian cinema.
(With IANS inputs)