Shantanu Maheshwari, the young, charming boy who debuted in the popular TV show Dil Dosti Dance in the year 2011 soon went on to become the heartthrob of television.
His performance as protagonist Swayam Shekhawat earned him a lot of applauses and recognition. The actor was seen in the season 9 of Jhalak Dikhla Jaa. Maheshwari was also a part of the dance crew named Desi Hoppers who were the winners in the Los Angeles World of Dance 2015 Championship. He was also seen giving a special performance on the season 11 of America’s Got Talent.
He would soon be seen in Khatron ke Khiladi’s upcoming season which would air on Colors.
Shantanu Maheshwari has completed his education from St. Joseph’s College which is in Kolkata. For further studies, he moved to Mumbai.
Shantanu Maheshwari Biography
Name – Shantanu Maheshwari
Date of Birth – 7th March 1991
Place of Birth – Kolkata, India
Height – 5 feet 7 inch (Approx)
Nationality – Indian
Hobbies – Dancing, playing badminton, table tennis and cricket
Relationship Status – None (He believes he is too young to have an affair)
Shantanu initially wasn’t interested in dancing as he wanted to study well and get a well-paid job. He at one point in his life wanted to be a Chartered Accountant but then got involved with dancing and soon started to love it more than anything. This landed him with the lead role in D3.
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Shantanu Maheshwari has done episodics in Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya, Yeh Hai Aashiqui, MTV Big F Season 2 and Twistwala Love. In the year 2016, he played the role of a protagonist in Girls on Top on MTV India. He was also seen on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, Season 9 as a celebrity contestant and even made it to the Top 3. This year he was seen in a short film called ‘Something like Love’ which marked his beginning into the world of web-based cinema.
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Shantanu Maheshwari show Dil Dosti Dance continued for four years during which his chemistry with Vrushika Mehta, his co-actor earned him a lot of recognition. He has also appeared in commercials since then.
The team that he was a part of (Desi Hoppers) won the Word of Dance title and was invited to deliver a performance on the stage of America’s Got Talent. That got them praises from Simon Cowell, Nick Cannon and Heidi Klum. Shantanu Maheshwari has also starred in a T-series music video alongside Sunny Leone. He in fact also did a promotional dance video for Fashion at Big Bazaar along with Terence Lewis.
The dancer-cum-actor Shantanu Maheshwari would very soon be seen in a reality show named ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 8‘. The show is to be hosted by director Rohit Shetty. Shantanu says that he took part in this show because he wants to work on his phobias and that is the only reason for it. As per latest new Shantanu Maheshwari is winner of khatron ke khiladi season 8.
He believes that in daily life, he wouldn’t get such an opportunity to challenge himself and therefore this is probably the best show to prove himself and overcome his phobias.