Shantanu Maheshwari Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 33 Years
Hometown: Kolkata
Girlfriend: Nityaami Shirke

Shantanu Maheshwari

Profession(s)Actor, Dancer, Choreographer, Anchor
Famous Role‘Swayam Shekhawat’ in “Dil Dosti Dance”
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 38 Inches
- Waist: 30 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
DebutTV: Dil Dosti Dance (2011)
Shantanu Maheshwari in Dil Dosti Dance
Personal Life
Date of Birth7 March 1991 (Thursday)
Age (as of 2024)33 Years
BirthplaceKolkata, West Bengal, India
Zodiac signPisces
HometownKolkata, West Bengal, India
SchoolSt. Joseph’s College, Kolkata
College/UniversityH.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
Educational QualificationNot known
Food HabitVegetarian
HobbiesDancing, Playing Cricket, Badminton, and Tennis
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNityaami Shirke
Shantanu Maheshwari with Nityaami Shirke
ParentsFather- Name not known
Shantanu Maheshwari with his father
Mother- Name not known
Shantanu Maheshwari with his mother
SiblingsBrother- 1 (Name not known, elder)
Shantanu Maheshwari with his brother
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodMishti Doi, Street Food
Favourite ActorsAamir Khan, Karan Singh Grover
Favourite ActressAngelina Jolie
Favourite FilmsPursuit of Happiness, The Legend of Bhagat Singh
Favourite MusicianSonu Nigam
Favourite TV ShowsBig Bang Theory
Favourite Song“Rooth Ke Humse Kabhi” from the film ‘Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar’
Favourite Colours Black, Blue, Grey
Favourite Perfume Davidoff
Favourite Holiday Destinations Tirupati, Kashmir
Favourite Tennis Player Roger Federer
Favourite Sports Tennis, Cricket
Favourite CartoonTom & Jerry

Shantanu Maheshwari

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shantanu Maheshwari

  • Does Shantanu Maheshwari smoke?: No
  • Shantanu Maheshwari was born into a middle-class family in Kolkata.
  • Shantanu started dancing at the age of 8 after his mother identified his talent.
  • He was good at sports in his childhood days and used to play Badminton a lot.

    Shantanu Maheshwari's childhood picture

    Shantanu Maheshwari’s childhood picture

  • At the age of 8, Maheshwari participated in the dance reality shows, “Kya Masti Kya Dhoom” and “India’s Got Talent” season 1.
  • Although Shantanu was not initially interested to pursue dancing as his career, his continuous involvement in dance pushed him to choose dance as his career.
  • As a child, he wanted to be a Chartered Accountant.
  • Shantanu was a part of his college’s Street Soul Dance Crew (SSDC).
  • Though Maheshwari is good at almost all the dance forms, he has achieved specialisation in Popping and (Liquid) Waving dance style.
  • He became popular among youth with his role of ‘Swayam’ in Channel V’s dance-based show “Dil Dosti Dance.”

  • In 2016, he participated in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 and became the second runner up of the show.

  • In 2017, he won the season 8 of the reality TV show “Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi.”
    Shantanu Maheshwari - Winner of Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 in 2017
  • Shantanu has also featured in a few episodic roles in TV series’ like “Yeh Hai Aashiqui,” “Bindass Naach,” “Twistwala Love,” “Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya,” and “MTV Big F Season 2.”

  • He has even appeared in the music videos of songs like “Super Girl From China,” “Aaja Mahi Ve,” and “Haaye Oye.”

  • Shantanu has featured in television commercials of “HP Inc.,” “Big Bazaar,” “Netflix,” and “Keventers Milkshakes.”

  • Shantanu has played lead roles in ALT Balaji’s web series “XXX” and “Medically Yourrs.”

  • In 2019, Shantanu participated in the dance reality show “Nach Baliye” along with his girlfriend, Nityaami Shirke.

    Shantanu Maheshwari and Nityaami Shirke in Nach Baliye 9

    Shantanu Maheshwari and Nityaami Shirke in Nach Baliye 9

  • He shares a great bond with his D3 co-star, Vrushika Mehta.

    Shantanu Maheshwari with Vrushika Mehta

    Shantanu Maheshwari with Vrushika Mehta

  • Shantanu says that he is a shy and introvert person in his real life.
  • He considers his mother as the biggest influence in his life.
  • He revealed during an interview that he was a mischevious and a demanding child.
  • He is a member of the dance group “Desi Hoppers” who emerged as the winners of the biggest dance reality show ‘World of Dance” in 2015 in Los Angeles.

  • In 2016, Maheshwari and his crew gave a special dance performance at America’s Got Talent Season 11.
  • He, along with his team, has also represented India at the Asian battleground. His team with its excellent performance stood third at the international dance championship held in Malaysia.