Acting Guru Roshan Taneja has passed away on late May 10 after a prolonged illness. Roshan Taneja had trained scores of Hindi film actors including the likes of Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah, Jaya Bachchan, Anil Kapoor and Shatrughan Sinha.
According to the media reports, Roshan Taneja had been training talent since the 1960s, first at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) in Pune and later at his private school in Mumbai, the Roshan Taneja School of Acting.
Many film stars took to their official media handles to pay their condolences to the departed soul.
Late last night came the sad news that @RoshanTaneja passed away.He was my Guru at FTII and the only person whos feet I touched.I was privileged to be trained in Acting by https://t.co/TDtYgGxmLh deepest condolences to Didi and the family. RIP Taneja Sir
— Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) May 11, 2019
ओमपुरी, नसीरुद्दीन शाह, शत्रुघन सिन्हा, जैकी श्रॉफ़, आमिर खान जैसे सैकड़ों बॉलीवुड ऐक्टर्स को ट्रेनिंग देने वाले मशहूर ऐक्टिंग गुरू रोशन तनेजा की 87 साल की उम्र में मौत.
ईश्वर उनकी आत्मा को शांति दे ???#Roshantaneja pic.twitter.com/LMHM98uIsZ
— Abhishek Srivastav (@abhisheksriva32) May 11, 2019
#RoshanTaneja passed away last night. With him ended an illustrious era spanning more than five decades-the greatest teacher of method acting we ever had- the revered guru to no less than four generations of brilliant actors. Rest in peace Sir. pic.twitter.com/21G0ZLbqcZ
— Atanu Ghosh (@atanugsh) May 11, 2019