Subrat Dutta mourns the demise of his acting guru Valentin Teplyakov

It was not a great start to the day for Subrat Dutta. The news of his acting guru Valentin Teplyakov’s demise left the actor in shock. He still remembers the charming professor from Moscow Art Theatre.

“It’s very sad news. He was one of my great mentors and a great teacher. I was shocked to see that sir Valentin Teplyakov from Moscow Art Theatre has left us. He taught me a lot about theatre, taught how to walk, how to feel, how to do a characterization, how to execute character, How not to act on stage. It’s shocking for theatre world. I have no words to say anything. Thanks for the wonderful and eye opening training. The play Ivanov will always be remembered (directed for our batch in NSD).this play also marked the opening of abhimanch theatre in NSD. My condolences. Love you always sir. RIP,” shared the versatile actor with ETimes.

Subrat has been one of the most prolific actors in both Bollywood and Tollywood with a number of commendable performances. Be it the most prolific art house roles to independent web series, the National School of Drama pass out has accepted playing characters from every genre and in no way wants to get predictable any time soon.

The popular actor who was last seen in the critically acclaimed ‘Josef Born In Grace’ will next play a police officer in the upcoming Bengali thriller ‘Mrigaya’, being directed by Souvik Bhattacharjee. The film also stars Ankush and Darshana Banik in the lead.