Pictures From Funeral Of Acting Guru Roshan Taneja: Adieu, Sir!

Acting coach to Shabana Azmi, Aamir Khan, Naseeruddin Shah, Jaya Bachchan, Rani Mukerji and Ranbir Kapoor, died on Friday night. The senior teacher had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. The funeral was held this evening at 4.30 pm. Here are some pictures

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Pictures From Funeral Of Acting Guru Roshan Taneja: Adieu, Sir!
Acting coach Roshan Taneja died in Mumbai on Friday night. He was 87 years old. Taneja was reportedly suffering from pancreatic cancer. “My father passed away last night (Friday) at 9.30 pm in his sleep at home after a prolonged illness,” Taneja’s son Rohit Taneja told IANS. The cremation took place 4.30 pm on Saturday in Santacruz West. He is survived by his wife Mithika and two sons.

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.

Roshan Taneja
Roshan Taneja

Several actors took to Twitter to pay their tributes.


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:

Anil Kapoor
Anil Kapoor

Govinda
Govinda

Ratna Pathak Shah
Ratna Pathak Shah

Kanwaljit Singh
Kanwaljit Singh


Image Source:Ashu Rai,freepressjournal,npnews24.com
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