Name- Shantanu Maheshwari
Date of Birth- 7 March 1991
Age- 28 years(as in 2019)
Mother- Name Not Known
Father- Name Not Known
Brother- 1 Elder Brother
Marital Status/Marriage- Unmarried
Height- 5’7 approx.
Weight- 62kg approx.
Net Worth- N/A
Shantanu Maheshwari Biography
Shantanu Maheshwari is an Indian dancer, actor, choreographer and anchor. He is primarily known for his work in small screen industry and dancing skills. Born on 7 March 1991, he did his schooling from St. Joseph’s College, Kolkata. He completed his graduation from H.R College of Commerce and Education. The star rose to fame for his exceptional dancing skills and acting in serial Dil Dosti Dance. His sweet innocent looks and dancing has won everyone’s heart and made him one of the popular face of dancing world. He has millions of followers on his Instagram account from all over the world who loves him immensely.
Facts About Shantanu Maheshwari
- Karan Singh Grover and Aamir Khan are his Favorite Actors.
- Angelina Jolie is his Favorite Actress.
- Mishti Doi and Street Food are his Favorite Food.
- The Legend of Bhagat Singh and Pursuit of Happiness are his Favorite Movies.
- Sonu Nigam is his Favorite Singer.
- Big Bang Theory is his Favorite TV show.
- Black and Blue are his Favorite Colors.
- Tennis and Cricket are his Favorite Sports.
- Riger Federer is his Favorite Sportsperson.
- Govinda, Javed Jaffery and Prabhu Deva are his Dance Insiprations.
- He started dancing at an early age of 8 years. It was his mother who identified his talent and made him make his career in this.
- He was pretty good at sports during his schooldays and used to play Badminton in school.
- Being passionate about dancing, Shantanu had participated in dance reality shows like “Kya Masti Kya Dhoom” and “India’s Got Talent” when he was only 8 years old.
- Although, at the beginning he was not really sure of making his career in dancing but his continuous involvement in dancing pushed him to choose his career in it.
- If not a dancer, he would have been a Chartered Accountant.
- He was even a part of his college’s dance crew named Street Soul Dance Crew.
- Though he has mastered almost every form of dancing till date but he has achieved specialization in Waving Dance Style and Popping.
- The actor initially rose to fame for portraying the role of “Swayam” in Channel V’s dance based show named Dil Dosti Dance.
- In the year 2016, he participated in dance reality show Jhalak Dikkhla Jaa 9 and emerged out as the second runner up of the show.
- In the year 2017, he participated in another reality show named “Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi” and emerged as winner of the show.
- He has participated in Nach Baliye season 9 along with his partner and competed against celebrity couples like Faisal Khan & Muskaan Kataria, Rohit Reddy & Anita Hassanandani, Prince Narula & Yuvika Chaudhary, etc.
Shantanu Maheshwari Family
He was born in Kolkata, India into a middle class Hindu family. His father and mother name is not known. He has one elder brother. The actor is very close to his family and considers them as his pillar of strength. He shares cute images with his family members on his Instagram account as well. He has worked very hard to make his family proud in every possible way by being one of the most talented dancers in India.
Shantanu Maheshwari Girlfriend/ Wife
He is dating actress Nityaami Shirke. They met each other on the sets of their show Medically Yours which is a web series. They became good friends and fall in love with each other. The couple officially accepted their relationship after they participated in dance reality show Nach Baliye 9 as partners. Even their families have approved of their relationship. They are completely in love with each other and their fans love their chemistry.
Shantanu Maheshwari Career/ Television Shows
He started his career with dance based television show named “Dil Dosti Dance”. The actor got immense popularity for his role of “Swayam Shekhawat” in the show. After this he gave special dance performances in shows like “Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai”, Nach Baliye and a few others. Later, he participated in dance reality show “Jhalak Dikkhla Jaa” 9 as celebrity contestant and emerged as the second runner up of the show. Since then there is no looking back for him and he did many shows like Khatron Ke Khiladi, Girls on Top, Yeh Hai Aashiqui, Pyar tune Kya Kiya, MTV Big F season 2 and a lot more. Here is the complete list of serials and reality shows he has been part of:
Year Television Shows Role
2001 Kya Masti Kya Dhoom Himself
2002 Boogie woogie Himself
2008 Dance Bangla Dance Contestant
2011–2015 Dil Dosti Dance Swayam Shekhawat
2011 Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai Special Performance as Swayam Shekhawat
2013 Nach Baliye 5 Special Performance with D3 team
2013 Saath Hai Hum Uttarakhad - Relief for Uttarakhand Floods Special Performance with D3 team
2013-2014 Box Cricket League Player in Chandigarh Cubs
2014 Yeh Hai Aashiqui Voice role
2014-2015 Box Cricket League - Season 2 Player in Chandigarh Cubs
2015 Bindass Naach Himself
2015 Yeh Hai Aashiqui Shaan
2015 Twistwala Love Vivaan
2015 Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya Rahul
2016 Girls on Top Sahir Bhasin
2016 Ra.One Ride based on film Ra.One Prateek Subramanian
2016 Day Day Up Special Performance (with Desi Hoppers)
2016 America's Got Talent (season 11) Special Performance (with Desi Hoppers)
2016-2017 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 Celebrity Contestant (Second Runner Up)
2016 Bigg Boss 10 Special Performance
2017 MTV Big F Season 2 Terry
2017 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 Winner
2017 World of Dance Exhibition Act
2017 Asian Battleground - Malaysia Contestant (Top 4)
2017-2018 MTV Love On The Run Host
2018 World of Dance (TV series) Season 2 Contestant
2018 DID Li'l Masters Season 4 Special Performance & Host for the finale episode
2018 India's Best Dramebaaz Host
2018 Star Parivaar Awards Host for the Red Carpet event
2018 Iconic India Special feature on the crew Desi Hoppers
2019 Yeh Teri Galiyan Special dance performance with Kunwar Amar
2019 Medically Yourrs Dr. Abir Basu
2019 Jabong Hoop Wars Celebrity guest in episode 4
2019 Kitchen Champion Celebrity guest alongside Vikas Gupta in episode 44
2019 Khatra Khatra Khatra Celebrity guest along with Aastha Gill in episode 52, 53 & 54
2019 Nach Baliye 9 Contestant