Prof Roshan Taneja
Teaching since 1963
Professor Roshan Taneja, veteran Indian Guru of Acting, has been teaching acting for over 50 years today. Prof. Roshan Taneja, founder and former head of the acting department at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune. He is accredited with training many of India's leading Film, Theater and TV actors, besides nurturing the talents of a host of other actors Having trained at the prestigious Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theater, New York, under legendary American Guru of Acting, late Mr. Sanford Meisner and Mr. Sidney Pollack; Professor Taneja is not only one of the first teachers of Acting in India, but also the pioneer of Method Acting in India Mr. Taneja is a database of knowledge and experience on acting. He has an answer to almost any problem that an actor can have. A very modest and unassuming man, his long list of achievements can be seen on the Student List page.
Mrs. Mithika Taneja
Teaching since 1987
Mrs. Mithika Taneja is a Diploma Holder in Cinema from the FTII, Pune. After Roshan Taneja School of Acting was established in Mumbai., Mrs. Taneja trained under him in acting in 1986, and has ever since been an active part of the school . She conducts classes in Diction and Spot Speech and is reputed for her exacting nature as a teacher.
Mr. Harish Magan
Teaching for over 15 years
Diploma in Acting from FTII, Pune, 1974 batch- Instructor at Prof. Roshan Taneja's School of Acting for over 15 years (1976-85, 90-92, 08-10). Conducts classes in Voice, Concentration, Marks, Movement.
Mr. Saurabh Pathak
Mr. Saurabh Pathak came to Roshan Taneja School of Acting in the new millennium and successfully completed his course. He had been an active part of Marathi theatre before. He conducts classes in Imagination, Sense Memory & Scene Study.
Mr Kirti Kimar
He has been an Ex student of this premier institute in the year 1980, elder brother of super star Govinda, he has directed 8 feature films. He takes classes in Camera Marks and Memory.
Mr Shailendra Singh
FTII, Pune, 1971-73 batch
An Ex Student of Prof: Taneja at the FTII, Pune between 1971-73. He has been a successful Playback Singer for many years and is the voice behind hit films such as Bobby, Sagar, and many more. He takes classes in Singing and Voice.
Mr. Ashish Joshi
He has under gone training at Roshan Taneja School Of Acting ( 2012 ) and American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, he also has experience in theatre production & lights design. He conducts classes in Subjective Study & Sense Memory in the Weekend Course.
Mr. Nitin Ahir
An ex-student of Roshan Taneja School of Acting (2010). He conducts classes in Imagination, Diction & Spot Speech in the Weekend Course.
Mr. Akshay Sharma
Akshay Sharma is associated with us as an Improvisation and Movement instructor. After completing his western classical music training from KM Institute of Music and Technology, Chennai, he attended a 4 month Diploma Course at Roshan Taneja School of Acting. He is the founder of Adayegi Productions, an initiative that promotes art and culture and aims at bringing together and building a community of creative professionals from different domains of the creative space.
Mr. Rajiv Dwivedi
Diploma in Acting from Prof: Taneja's Actors Studio -1994 batch. Conducts classes in Action.
Ms Shruti Basakhetre
Been professionally dancing/ choreographing for the past 10 years. Ex-participant of reality show Dance India Dance season 2. Trained in Salsa, Bacahata, Jive, Hiphop, Contemporary, Ballet & Jazz. Worked with Salsa India Company, Shaimak Davar, Terence Lewis (Diploma in Dance from TLDC), Ashley Lobo (The Danceworx Co.) and further 6 months training in Los Angeles in dance studios such as Millenium and Movement Lifestyle under renowned Hollywood Choreographers.
Mr Rohit Taneja
He holds 30 years of work experience in the Indian Television and Film Industry. Primarily over 2000 hours of TV programming in various genres and as a TV Director. He initially worked as an Assistant Director to Mr Subhash Ghai - one of India's leading Film Directors, on 4 Feature Films that went on to become Block-Busters. He has also trained under the study of Prof. Taneja for 5 years.