Taneja had trained several Bollywood actors including Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah, Rani Mukherji, Jaya Bachchan, Aamir Khan, and Ranbir Kapoor. His acting school in Mumbai is a landmark.
Several actors took to Twitter to pay their tributes.
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
Shabana Azmi tweeted: “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 said he owed his career to Taneja.
Here are some pictures from the funeral:
Ratna Pathak Shah