Actor Ranbir Kapoor says deceased acting Legend Roshan Taneja was a legend and may his soul rest in peace.
Roshan Taneja, who trained scores of Hindi film actors including the likes of Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah, Jaya Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Shatrughan Sinha, Rishi Kapoor and many more passed away due to prolonged illness. He was 87.
Young actor Ranbir Kapoor also shared his thoughts and paid a tribute to the legend, who trained his father Rishi Kapoor.
Ranbir Kapoor said, “He is such a great legend of our film industry. He taught my father, and when I was shooting for Saawariya, I took some classes from Roshan Taneja with Sonam, before the shooting. So I hope his soul rest in peace. He has been a great talent. He has been an amazing boon to our film industry and I hope his soul rests in peace”
Bollywood Celebrities such as Gufi Paintal, Raza Murad, Anil Kapoor, Ratna Pathak, Govinda, Anil George, Kanwaljit Singh and many more noted and eminent personalities graced the cremation of “acting guru” Roshan Taneja. The cremation was held at 4.30 p.m. on Saturday at the electric crematorium in Santacruz West.
Roshan Taneja, known to many as the 'pioneer of method acting' in India, is held in high regard in the Hindi film industry.
He 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.
Meanwhile on the work front, Ranbir Kapoor is currently busy with Brahmastra, Shamshera and Luv Ranjan's next.