However his ticket to fame was the serial called 'Newsline' and in this soap he essays the role of an editor of a magazine. Recently one is amazed by the acting flair possessed by the actor-turned-model-turned-photographer Sanjay Taneja. Very few people know that he is actually a professional photographer hailing from the capital of the Indian subcontinent. He definitely acts better than most of the trained actors in the industry today.
In the current times his fans are fortunate enough to see him in a brilliant character portrayal called JP in the recently launched Balaji family entertainer 'Kasturi'. In this soap Sanjay Taneja is depicted as the eldest son of 'Bauji' and 'Beeji' and is married to Kaushalya (played by Rupa Ganguly) who is always there to support him through his thick and thins. He has three daughters named Kasturi (played by Shubhangi Atre), Tannu and Navneet. He runs a saree shop in Chadni Chowk and has a very meagre earning. He is also a heart patient. This brilliant actor showed his real acting skills while emoting the suicide scene in 'Kasturi'. The major serials in which he managed to bag decent roles were in productions like 'Muthi Bhar Sitare' and 'Andheron Ke Rishte' which are broadcasted on DD and also modelled in corporate films of ECE Industries, Cadilla Pharmaceuticals and Montari Industries.
Life has been a lot of twists and turns for this talented actor and in the due course of time he has managed to gain a firm foothold in the industry by means of his sheer dedication towards his profession. After working for seven years in an ad agency and facing the camera for several years he has learnt the trade of getting the best shot out of a model. In fact this talented and professional photographer prides himself clicking shots with soul. Besides reading and watching movies this actor is wholly into martial arts. He is a brown belt in 'Karate' and green belt in 'Kung Fu'. This actor's concept of perception in acting is to excel in a role that he thinks he couldn't have done better and with this perception in mind he is sure to scale great heights of success in the coming times.