The Teacher to the Greatest Actors in India.

Since 1963, the Late Mr. Roshan Taneja has been known to be the pioneer of ‘Method Acting’ in India, training some of the most well-known names in the Indian Film Industry. Next 4 Month Diploma Batch starts 11th November. Register Now & get INR 50,000 discount on the Full Course Fees. Apply Now!

The first choice of future Mega Stars.

We have trained some of the brightest stars of the Indian Film Industry. We are the first choice for any aspiring actor in India. Next 4 Month Diploma Batch starts 11th November. Register Now & get INR 50,000 discount on the Full Course Fees. Apply Now!

A Tradition of Training the Finest Actors.

A legacy carried forward by Mr. Rohit Taneja. Film & TV Director and son of the late Mr. Roshan Taneja, training a new generation of future Film & TV Stars. Next 4 Month Diploma Batch starts 11th November. Register Now & get INR 50,000 discount on the Full Course Fees. Apply Now!

WE ARE PROUD OF OUR Alumni Students
Naseeruddin Shah Alumni

I have met very few teachers who have inspired me…it was Taneja Saheb who opened my mind as an actor and taught me.

Naseeruddin Shah BATCH OF 1975
Ranbir-Kapoor-Alumni

He is such a great legend of our industry. He had taught acting to my father. Before.. Sawaariya, I had done some classes with him. He was a great talent.

Ranbir Kapoor BATCH OF 2005
Anil-Kapoor-Alumni

He is the best Guru India’s ever had, he is an institution and a legend and should be honoured and treasured forever and ever…

Anil Kapoor BATCH OF 1976
Abhishek-Bachchan-Alumni

If you want to be trained as an Actor there is only one person who can do that and that is Taneja saheb...

Abhishek Bachchan BATCH OF 1999
Rani-Mukherjee-Alumni

The atmosphere he created for his students was so conducive that he made me realize the importance of reacting to the Actor in front of me…

Rani Mukherjee BATCH OF 1996
Jaya-Bachchan-Alumni

I am what I am as an Actor because of Prof. Taneja and for that I shall be indebted to him forever...

Jaya Bachchan BATCH OF 1968
Govinda-Alumni

Prof. Taneja was the first to identify my spontaneity as an actor and encouraged me to build on it...

Govinda BATCH OF 1984
Shabana-Azmi-Alumni

Prof. Taneja is my one and only true Guru… He is the only person whose feet I touch in respect…I feel blessed to have trained under him.

Shabana Azmi BATCH OF 1973
Juhi-Chawla-Alumni

The initial respect I got from the industry as an Actor was due to the stamp of being trained under Taneja saheb…

Juhi Chawla BATCH OF 1989
Subhash Ghai Alumni

Taneja Saheb is the creator of actors and the biggest star according to me since he has always been a giver rather than a taker… I owe a lot to him and his teachings have been a source of inspiration and strength to me.

Subhash Ghai BATCH OF 1963-65
Shatrughan Sinha Alumni

Taneja Saheb encouraged me to evolve my personality… and taught me the importance of being original…as an Actor

Shatrughan Sinha BATCH OF 1965-67
Danny Dengzongpa Alumni

I feel privileged to have learnt under him… I have a special place for him in my heart right up there with my parents

DANNY DENGZONGPA BATCH OF 1968-70
Asrani Alumni

He helped me discover myself as an Actor and transformed my personality.

Asrani BATCH OF 1963-65
Om Puri Alumni

Taneja saheb’s method is very indirect..he helps you draw out the actor within you by giving acting exercises and then analyses them for you.

Om Puri BATCH OF 1974-76
Mithun Chakraborty Alumni

His way of explaining things was so precise that if you really listened to him, there is no way you could misfire…

Mithun Chakraborty BATCH OF 1972-74
Gulshan Grover Alumni

Prof. Taneja has not only devised a method which is his own, but he also understands the needs of individual students

Gulshan Grover BATCH OF 1976
Sonam Kapoor Alumni

My father has tremendous respect for him and so do I.

Sonam Kapoor BATCH OF 2005
Manisha Koirala Alumni

He taught me the importance of improvising as an Actor and giving each character my own interpretation.

Manisha Koirala BATCH OF 1989-90
Suniel Shetty Alumni

He has a very gentle but an extremely effective way of teaching the craft of Acting and teaches every student as he would his own child

Suniel Shetty BATCH OF 1988
Tusshar Kapoor Alumni

He taught me the importance of forgetting who you are or what background you come from… and to just think about the character and give it your own dimension.

Tusshar Kapoor BATCH OF 2001
Emraan Hashmi Alumni

He demystifies the process of acting and makes it very simple… he gave my life a sense of purpose and direction.

Emraan Hashmi BATCH OF 2000
Poonam Dhillon Alumni

What helped me most was the interaction with fellow students and the importance of action and reaction and spontaneity.

Poonam Dhillon BATCH OF 1984
Sharman Joshi Alumni

I am thankful to Sir, for helping me find my path as an actor…

Sharman Joshi BATCH OF 1999
Jimmy Shergil Alumni

I wish he continues teaching many more aspiring actors…. As he has the magic touch

Jimmy Shergil BATCH OF 1994-95
Kanwaljeet Alumni

Even after 4 decades he continues to amaze and inspire me…

Kanwaljeet BATCH OF 1971-73
Rakesh Bedi Alumni

Taneja Saheb is a great teacher who has given the industry an amazing bouquet of actors

Rakesh Bedi BATCH OF 1974-76
Satish Shah Alumni

What a wonderful teacher Taneja Saheb has been…at first he seemed distant but later I discovered him to be a very affable and endearing person

Satish Shah BATCH OF 1974-76
Zareena Wahab Alumni

He was always very precise in his interactions and never indulged in any loose talk…

Zareena Wahab BATCH OF 1971-73

01.

The No. 1
Acting School.

The oldest and still the most relevant acting school in India. RTSA is the first choice for anybody wanting to enter the industry. Constant innovations, with new acting techniques and exercises built upon a legacy of 50 years, taught to beginner actors..

02.

Guru of
the Greatest Actors.

The 1st teacher of 'method acting' in India, from the lineage of 'Stanislavsky' and 'Meisner'. Founder & Head Of Dept. (Acting) at FTII, Pune. Since 1963, Mr. Roshan Taneja has trained actors that have shaped the Indian film industry.

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Small Batches.
Advanced Training.

'Acting Exercises' structured with over 50 years of teaching expertise, packed into an intensive course. The Roshan Taneja School of Acting has courses designed specifically to nurture and train acting aspirants from anywhere in India or the World.

The Roshan Taneja School of Acting

Our History

The Late, Professor Roshan Taneja, was the Founder & Head of the Dept. (Acting) at the ‘Film and Television Institute of India' ( FTII ) Pune, 1963-76. He then started the Roshan Taneja School of Acting (RTSA) in Mumbai in 1976. Since then, RTSA is known in the Indian Film Industry as the No. 1 & Prestigious Acting School in India.

Our Alumni

Professor Roshan Taneja himself trained at the prestigious Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre', New York. He has trained acting legends from India like Anil Kapoor, Aamir Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Rani Mukherjee and many more.

Our Teaching Techniques

RTSA's Acting Course is based on Prof. Taneja's techniques, adapted from his learnings from world-renowned gurus like Mr. Stanford Meisner from the 'Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre', New York.

Our Support

RTSA supports its graduating students with industry auditions, connections and information about work opportunities on a regular basis.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Education & Age

Minimum education of matriculation or SSC and minimum age of 15.

Education & Age

Minimum education of matriculation or SSC and minimum age of 15.

Acting Experience

No prior acting experience is required for admission in RTSA.

Acting Experience

No prior acting experience is required for admission in RTSA.

Language

Basic knowledge of Hindustani (Hindi / Urdu) and English is essential for the course.

Language

Basic knowledge of Hindustani (Hindi / Urdu) and English is essential for the course.

3,200+
Total Students
50+
Years of Experience
30
Students per Batch
26
Acting Course Components
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ADMISSIONS OPEN FOR 11TH NOVEMBER 2021 BATCH

4 Month Comprehensive Diploma in Acting

The Four month, full-time course is a step-by-step procedure of self-investigation for the actor in training. The student’s focus is kept on what he himself can do truthfully under imaginary circumstances. Thus, misconceptions are shed, new techniques gained and the actor emerges after 4 months, more of an honest human being who is now ready to “act” truthfully. Admissions Open till 12th July 2021.

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ADMISSIONS OPEN FOR WEEKEND BATCH

2 Month Weekend Crash Course in Acting

The Two month crash course in Acting includes components like Improvisation, Monologue, Diction, Spot Monologue, Imagination, Subjective Study, Sense Memory, Scene-Study, and much more. Weekend & Small Batches.

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ADMISSIONS OPEN FOR WEEKEND BATCH

1 Month Weekend Crash Course in Acting

The One month crash course in Acting includes components like Improvisation, Monologue, Diction, Spot Monologue, Imagination, Subjective Study, Sense Memory and much more. Weekend & Small Batches.

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4-Month Comprehensive Diploma Course for aspiring & professional actors, based on current industry trends.

RECOGNITION
BEST ACTING SCHOOL 2017

Received Best Acting School for Significant Contribution by India Excellence Summit in the year 2017

BEST ACTING SCHOOL 2013

Received Best Acting School in India by Education Excellence Award in the year 2013

LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Received Lifetime Achievement Award for Academic Contribution in the year 2015

Inauguration at FTII

Inauguration of Roshan Taneja Screen Acting Studio

Inauguration at FTII

Inauguration of Roshan Taneja Screen Acting Studio

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Acting guru Roshan Taneja on the students who disproved the belief that ‘actors are born, not made.

Roshan Taneja has trained scores of Hindi film actors since the early 1960s.

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Review: Moments of
Truth by
Roshan Taneja.

Roshan Taneja’s memoir provides rich insights into the world of acting.

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The man behind
the method.

Mitali Parekh talks to Roshan Taneja about teaching three generations of Indian actors to "Do. Not act."

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