Shantanu Maheshwari Wiki

Shantanu Maheshwari is an Indian Television Actor. He was part of Street Soul Dance Crew [SSDC] from his College and specialized mainly in Popping and (Liquid) Waving. Furthermore, he has trained in various dance forms from folk to hip hop and he is one of the most popular actors amongst the youth. He has played one of the lead in India's popular dance-based drama Dil Dosti Dance aired on Channel V. Currently, he is seen as a mentor in Bindaas Naach.


Shantanu Maheshwari was born on 7 March 1991 in Kolkata. He has completed his education from St. Joseph's College, Kolkata. He moved to Mumbai for his higher studies. The man has an immense fan following and his pairing with Vrushika Mehta in D3 has won praises from all quarter. He is a very shy and Introvert person in real life.

Personal Profile

Birth Name : Shantanu Maheshwari
Birth Place : Kolkata
Date of Birth : 7 March 1991
Age : 24 years
Height : 5'7"(Approx)
Weight : 60Kgs (Approx)
Strength : Hard Working
Weakness : Introvert

Shantanu Maheshwari

Latest News

The Indian troupe Desihoppers, a group from across the country, has emerged victorious at the World of Dance competition in America. They received a trophy along with a cheque of $5,000. They also got the Crowd Favourite Trophy at the event - which since 2008, has united the dance community from the US, Europe, South America, Asia, and Canada - to celebrate the lifestyle and culture of urban dance and music. The troupe, initiated by trio Shantanu Maheshwari, Macedon D'mello and Nimit Kotian, crossed borders to make the nation proud on foreign shores, just a day after the Indian Independence Day.

In Bindaas Naach

D3 fame Shantanu is seen in new project on Bindaas titled as Bindass Naach. It is a dance show where popular dancers from Television and Choreographers go to different cities to take auditions of young aspiring dancers. The selected participants then be given training by the dancers and choreographers so that they can participate in an international dance competition. Shantanu Maheshwari is seen as one of the dancers who is seen as a mentor.


Shantanu Maheshwari is very much single and is not dating anyone. He revealed that he is too young to have an affair.

Early Career

Shantanu was not interested in dancing initially, as there is always a hype around studying well and getting a job. At one point he wanted to be a CA (Chartered Accountant) but as he got involved with dancing, started to fall in love with it. Surprisingly, he got a role in D3. Later on he just tried to give his best and improved with each episode.

Swayam in Dil Dosti Dance

Shantanu Maheshwari has essayed the lead role of Swayam in Dil Dosti Dance. Swayam was a fictional character of the lover boy who was a brilliant dancer. He was a simple guy with hidden qualities.

Shantanu Maheshwari and Sneha Kapoor

Shantanu and Sneha has played the lead role of Swayam and Sharon in the show D3. Vrushika Mehta replaced Sneha for the role of Sharon Raiprakash opposite Shantanu Maheshwari.


You are certainly a very good dancer. But what prompted you to take up Bindaas Naach?
Bindass Naach is not just a show, it's our dream, it's our journey and we will take the audience with us for this journey. Through Naach I got an opportunity to pursue my dream to perform at the World of Dance and make that into reality.

Any particular fitness or dance regime you underwent?
Yes we followed certain stamina building exercises, but the dance rehearsals for Naach, was the most hardcore workout regime I went through.


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Perfume: Davidoff
Colour that fills your wardrobe: Black, white and grey
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Singer: Sonu Nigam
Color: Blue
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