After the arrival of Gangubai Kathiawadi, Shantanu Maheshwari was hailed by the media as a Sanjay Leela Bhansali revelation. Be that as it may, he is certainly not a position newbie. Large number of fans know him as Swayam Shekhawat from the hit TV program, Dil Dosti Dance. D3, as it is prominently called, was a moment number one with desi recent college grads who were simply raising a ruckus around town of their pre-adulthood. That is when Shantanu Maheshwari and his pack came into their lives and turned into the subject of numerous container conversations across schools and universities in India. Glancing back at his excursion, he mirrors, “It’s been a long excursion however I’m content with anything I have gone through. It feels astounding to be a piece of Sanjay sir’s film. He’s all that I could have ever longed for to work with,” he says, overpowered. Shantanu assumes the part of Afsaan, Alia Bhatt’s old flame, in the film. His scenes with Alia are extraordinary on the grounds that there aren’t many words included yet the sentiment is sweet and lovely.The absence of discourse doesn’t irritate Shantanu. He’s glad that his sections with Alia where the two convey such a great amount without saying anything have a lot of affection from pundits and the crowd the same. “As far as I might be concerned, it was a particularly special romantic tale where you don’t have numerous discoursed yet the feelings that you see on screen are so profound and significant and the language that we used to talk in… talking through our eyes, motions, non-verbal communication. It was only something astounding.”
He initially met Alia on the arrangements of an unscripted TV drama, when she was doing the special rounds for her presentation film Student Of The Year (2012). She considered him a cutie. Shantanu inquired as to whether she recollected that when they met to accomplish prep work for Gangubai… and was satisfied when Alia chanced upon him such an extremely long time back. “She was there as a visitor and we shared a second where I attempted to show her some dance steps. She was warmth and pleasantness represented then and nothing has changed at this point. She’s as yet unchanged individual,” spouts Shantanu. He expresses performing with her, rather than acting before her, was absolutely unique. “We loosened things up over easygoing discussion. I helped her to remember our most memorable gathering and we were yakking like lifelong companions sooner or later. That helped when it came to doing our scenes together. We had many personal scenes together, which would have been challenging to perform, in the event that she wasn’t really warm and friendly.”While there will be many who’ll ponder his mind-blowing phenomenon, Shantanu Maheshwari has had a long, long excursion. It wasn’t generally roses and candy floss for the entertainer. It was a battle to fit in principally in light of the fact that the speed of Mumbai is so unique in relation to the city of his introduction to the world, Kolkata. By the by, after his fruitful presentation in Dil Dosti Dance in 2011, Maheshwari proceeded to take part in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 and won that season. While Shantanu is an entertainer by calling, dance is his most memorable love. The 30-year-old is an individual from Desi Hoppers, a dance team that partook in the World of Dance 2015 Championship in Los Angeles and proceeded to arise as victors. Desi Hoppers even had a unique appearance on America’s Got Talent (season 11). He’s been a staple on unscripted TV dramas in India whether it is Nach Baliye, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa or MTV Big F 2. He likewise had an extraordinary presentation on Bigg Boss 10.