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Acting guru Roshan Taneja passes away at 87

Roshan Taneja, who skilled scores of Hindi movie actors together with the likes of Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah, Jaya Bachchan, Anil Kapoor and Shatrughan Sinha, has died, mentioned a circle of relatives member.
"My father passed away last night (Friday) at 9.30 p.m. in his sleep at home after a prolonged illness," the performing guru's son Rohit Taneja instructed.

He is survived via his wife Mithika and sons Rohit and Rahul.

The cremation can be held at four.30 p.m. on Saturday at the electrical crematorium in Santacruz West.

Roshan Taneja, recognized to many because the 'pioneer of method performing' in India, is held in prime regard in the Hindi movie trade. He had been training skill because the 1960s, first at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) in Pune and later at his personal college in Mumbai, the Roshan Taneja School of Acting.

Shabana paid condolences to the Taneja circle of relatives, and tweeted: "Late last night came the sad news that Roshan Taneja passed away. He was my Guru at FTII and the only person whose feet I touched. I was privileged to be trained in acting by him."

Actor Rakesh Bedi wrote: "A very sad day for me. My guru Roshan Taneja expired yesterday. I owe my career to him. Rest in peace."

National Award-winning filmmaker Atanu Ghosh tweeted: "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."

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