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Jaya Bachchan, Jimmy Sheirgill attend prayer meet of Roshan Taneja

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Hindi film personalities on Monday attended a prayer meeting of who passed away at the age of 87 after battling prolonged illness.

Jaya Bachchan, Raza Murad, Jimmy Sheirgill, Punit Issar, and were among those who paid their homage to

was considered "father of method acting" in and was the founder of the acting department of the (FTII).

At FTII, he taught legendary actors Shabana Azmi, and When he moved to in 1976, he started the Taneja School of Acting.

On Saturday, actors Anil Kapoor, Govinda, Ratna Pathak, and attended his funeral.

In a teaching career that spanned almost 50 years, the guided several generations of actors including Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Danny Denzongpa, Mithun Chakraborty, Anil Kapoor, Gulshan Grover, Rishi Kapoor, Ajay Devgn, Aamir Khan, Ranbir Singh, Sunny Deol, Sanjay Dutt, Kumar Gaurav, and



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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 23:52 IST