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Shantanu Maheshwari Age, GF, Family, Marriage, Career & Biography

Shantanu Maheshwari is a handsome Indian personality. He became popular for his dancing skills. Apart from acting, He is very good at acting, choreography, and anchoring. He came into the limelight after playing the role of “Swayam Shekhawat” in Dil Dosti Dance. Read more about him from the given full article.

Maheshwari Shantanu


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Real Name:Shantanu Maheshwari
Nick Name:

Famous For:'Swayam Shekhawat' in 'Dil Dosti Dance'
Profession:Actor, Choreographer, Dancer, Anchor
Date of Birth/DOB/Birthday:7 March 1991 (Thursday)
Age:28 years old (as in 2019)
Born Place:Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Height (Approx):in centimeter: 170 cm
in meter: 1.70 m
in Feet Inches: 5' 7"
Weight (Approx):in kilograms: 60 kg
in pounds: 132 lbs
Body Measurements:Chest: 38
Waist: 30
Biceps: 13
Hair Colour:Black
Eye Colour:Black
Zodiac Sign:Pisces
Marital Status:Ummarried
Spouse/wife:Name Not Known
Girlfriend/Affairs:Nityaami Shirke
Parents:Father: Name Not Known
Mother: Name Not Known
Educational Qualification:Not Known
College:H.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
Hobbies:Dancing, Playing Cricket, Badminton, and Tennis
Food Habits:Vegetarian
Debut:DIl Dosti Dance
Hometown:Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Facebook Name:shantanum07
Tik Tok:shantanumaheshw1
Favorite Food:Mishti Doi, Street Food
Favorite Actor:Aamir Khan, Karan Singh Grover
Favorite Actress:Angelina Jolie
Favorite Colours:Black, Blue, Gray
Favorite Holiday Destination:Tirupati, Kashmir
Favorite Sports:Tennis, Cricket
Net Worth:Not Known
Salary:Not Known

Also check out this, Shantanu Maheshwari’s GF Nityaami Shirke

Shantanu Maheshwari Biography

Shantanu Maheshwari was born and brought up in Kolkata. He completed his schooling from his hometown and then moved to Mumbai for further study. He was very good at sports and loved playing badminton. Moreover, He was very good at dance from his childhood.

At the age of 8, Maheshwari participated in the dance reality show “Kya Masti Kya Dhoom”. Next, he took part in India’s Got Talent and many other reality shows. According to him, Shantanu never interested in the dancing profession as he wanted to become a Chartered Accountant. But his continuous involvement in dancing pushed him to make his career.

shantanu maheshwari dancer

Apart from dancing, He is very good at acting. Additionally, Shantanu became part of many episodic roles in TV serials such as ‘Yeh Hai Aashiqui,’ Bindass Naach’, ‘Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya’ and many more. He also did brand endorsements of reputed brands like ‘Netflix’, ‘Big Bazaar’ and ‘HP Inc’. He also made an appearance in many video songs.

In 2019, Shantanu Maheshwari and his girlfriend Nityaami Shirke became a part of Nach Baliye season 9.

Shantanu Maheshwari Age, Girlfriend, Family & Caste

Shantanu Maheshwari was born on 7 March 1991 (age 28 years old; as in 2019). He hails from the middle-class family of Kolkata, He is very close to his family members. Moreover, He often used to share a photo with his mother on social media. Maheshwari has one brother. Also, Shantanu shares that he was a mischevious and demanding child and was pampered a lot by his grandparents. There is not much known about his other family members or their names. Actor Shantanu believes in Hinduism and holds an Indian nationality.

with mother
Shantanu with mother
with father
Shantanu with father
with Brother
Dancer Shantanu with brother

Shantanu Maheshwari is in relationship with his long-time girlfriend Nityaami Shirke. Shantanu’s gf is also very good at dancing. His gf is an Indo-Australian model and actress. Shantanu and Nityami participated in dance show Nach Baliye 9 together. If you want to know more about Shantanu’s girlfriend then read this Nityaami Shirke.

Shantanu Maheshwari Girlfriend
Shantanu Maheshwari GF Nityaami Shirke


Shantanu did his schooling from Kolkata’s St. Joseph’s School. He enrolled in H.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai for higher education. Also, Maheshwari was very good at sports during school time and used to play badminton at that time. Same time, He started learning dance and became very good at a dance in very little age,

Shantanu Maheshwari Childhood
Shantanu Maheshwari Childhood Photo

At the age of 8 years, He participated in the dance reality show ‘Kya Masti Kya Dhoom‘ which aired on Star Plus. Next, He became the part of another reality show ‘India’s Got Talent’ season 1. During college time, Shantanu was the part of the Street Soul Dance Crew [SSDC]. At that time, He wanted to make his career as a Chartered Accountant but later, He made his career in the art industry.

With his dancing skills, Shantanu became very popular and earned huge fan followers from Indian television lovers. Shantanu Maheshwari started his acting career in 2011. Shantanu became the part of Channel V’s dance-based show “Dil Dosti Dance“. He got huge popularity by portraying the role of ‘Swayam Shekhavat’ in the show.

Dil Dosti Dance

In the same year, Shantanu gave a special dance performance in the TV serial “Ek Hazaaron Mein Behna Hai”. Also, In 2013, Shantanu made dance appearance along with his D3 team in season 5 of the dance reality show “Nach Baliye“.

He became very famous with the chemistry with the co-star Vrushika Mehta in Dil Dosti Dance. Both together earned the Indian Television Academy Awards for Onscreen Couple of the Year in 2014. He became the member of a team ‘Chandigarh Cubs‘ in Box Cricket League in 2013 & 2014.

Career from 2015

In 2015, Shantanu Maheshwari did episodic roles in many television serials like Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya, Yeh Hai Aashiqui, and Twistwala Love. In Yeh Hai Ashiqui, Shantanu featured with his co-star Vrushika Mehta. Later the year, Shantanu became the part of Bindass TV’s Bindass Nach. He became the part of crew Desi Hoppers.

Deso Hoppers

The crew Desi Hoppers got the victory at World of Dance 2015 and became the first Indian crew to represent and win it. Moreover the same year, the crew was invited to give a special performance at America’s Got Talent and received praise. The same year, He featured in a video song ‘Super Girl From China‘ alongside Sunny Leone, Kanika Kapoor, and Mika Singh.

In 2016, Shantanu Maheshwari featured in MTV India Girls on Top. Next, he featured as the son of Shah Rukh Khan in the mega movie Ra One. He then participated in the dance reality show ‘Jalak Dikhla Ja‘ of Color’s. He became second runner-up for the show. In addition, Shantanu Maheshwari became the most popular among dance lovers.

Shantanu maheshwari with nora fatehi
Shantanu Maheshwari with Nora Fatehi

In 2017, Shantanu Maheshwari starred in the short film Something Like Love and in the first episode of MTV BIG F season 2. Moreover the same yeat, Maheshwari participated in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi season 8. He was the strongest performer of the show and won it by beating Hina Khan and Ravi Dubey in Finale. Along with his dance crew Desi Hoppers, He gave a performance at World Of Dance 2017 and Asian Battleground.

Career from 2018

In 2018, Shantanu hosted MTV India’s weekly episodic series ‘Love On The Run’. Shantanu Maheshwari became a contestant in tv series World Of Dance Season 2. Also the same year, He hosted the Zee TV’s reality show India’s Best Dramebazz. He also received the Favorite Non-Fiction Award at Zee Rishtey Awards. Additionally, He hosted a red carpet event at the Star Parivar Awards.

Shantanu Maheshwari did his second album ‘Aaja Mahi Ve‘ opposite, Vrushika Mehta. In 2019, He also invited as one of the motivational speakers of IIMUN championship conference MUNCLAVE 2019. He did his third album song named ‘Haaye Oye‘ featuring Elli Avram opposite him. It received millions of views on youtube. He also became a part of Ekta Kapoor’s web series Medically Yours as Dr. Abir Basu.

Nach Baliye
Shantanu and Nityami Shirke in Nach Baliye

In 2019, Shantanu Maheshwari and his girlfriend Nityaami Shirke became the part of a dance reality show ‘Nach Baliye‘ season 9. He and his gf gave outstanding performance in the show. They are one of the most loved and strongest pair of the show.

Facts of Shantanu Maheshwari

  • Does Shantanu smoke?: No
  • Does Shantanu drinks alcohol?: Not Known
  • Shantanu became popular dancer due to his specialization in Popping and (Liquid) waving. People are a fan of his unique dance moves.
  • In 2015, Shantanu’s crew Desi Hoppers had given a performance at America’s Got Talent and China’s famous talk show Day Day Up.
  • Shantanu Maheshwari has endorsed many popular brands like Netflix, Lee Cooper, HP Inc., and many others.
  • He became very popular with Elli Avram in the song Haye Oye on Youtube. That song has millions of views on the youtube.
  • His major hobby includes dancing, playing cricket, badminton, and tennis.
  • He considers Javed Jeffery, Prabhu Deva, and Govinda as his inspiration.
  • Shantanu shares a great bond with his D3 co-star, Vrushika Mehta. The duo shares amazing chemistry and often spotted together at various events.
  • He is a shy and introvert person in real life.
  • Shantanu is a very popular young personality on the internet and social media. He used to post his beautiful photos on Instagram ‘shantanu.maheshwari‘ and Facebook ‘shantanum07‘.
  • Also, He is one of the most popular and viral celebrities on Tik Tok. He often used to share tik tok videos with his girlfriend Nityaami Shirke.

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