Shantanu Maheshwari Girlfriend: Sneha Kapoor or Vrushika Mehta
The amazing dancer and extremely talented actor, Shantanu Maheshwari, is popularly known as Swayam of the dance based teenage drama, Dil Dosti Dance. In this show he is paired opposite actress Sneha Kapoor who plays the role of Sharon. In real life too, Shantanu is rumored to be dating his co – star Sneha.
In an exclusive interview with Shantanu, he revealed that he is too young to have an affair! At the age of 22, he can barely take care of himself; let alone of someone else! Being the youngest in his family, responsibilities were never put on him. He also adds the he is not as mature as his onscreen character. And lastly, regarding Sneha, he says that she is one of his closest friends and there is nothing more than friendship between the two!
Biography and Family:
Shantanu Maheshawri was born on 7th March in the year 1991 in Kolkata, West Bengal. After completing his schooling, he graduated from the renowned St. Joseph’s College, Kolkata. He moved to Mumbai in order to pursue his further studies and joined HR College, Mumbai. Currently, Shantanu is in his final year.
The young actor aspired to become a Chartered Accountant (CA) at one point of time. But then he became a part of the Street Soul Dance Crew (SSDC) from his college. He was not much interested in dancing before joining HR College but now he has trained in various dance forms ranging from folks to hip hop. He specializes in popping and (liquid) waving as well.
Being an absolutely brilliant dancer, the cool dude bagged the parallel lead role in VTV’s dance based youth show Dil Dosti Dance (D3). He portrays the role of an outstanding dancer named Swayam Shekhawat. He attends St Louis College, Mumbai. He is a very shy and an extremely introverted guy being intelligent and mature at the same time.
Swayam is head over heels in love with the college diva Sharon Rai Prakash (played by hottie Sneha Kapoor now replaced by Vrushika Mehta) who belongs to the Dazzler dance team whereas he himself belongs to the opponent team – the Weaklings. Swayam is constantly being rebuffed by Sharon but in spite of that he crazy about her.
The Weaklings face strong resistance from the Dazzlers but after the Footloose competition, the two teams end up becoming friends! But the friendship makes Sharon move away from Swayam even more. Swayam therefore decides to forget her and starts behaving coldly with her.
On the other hand, Sharon is left heartbroken after misunderstandings are created by a guy named Shivam. Swayam decides to emotionally support Sharon which makes Sharon realize his love for him. This makes them come closer but when he finally musters the courage to ask her out, she rejects it. Sharon starts developing a soft corner towards Swayam and despite the initial refusal, she accepts his proposal.
Swayam and Sharon decide to keep their relationship a secret. Everything goes on smoothly until a rift is created between the two which makes them drift apart. Sharon moves to Delhi and starts ignoring Swayam’s calls and messages. When she returns from Delhi, she turns a cold shoulder towards Swayam and also breaks up with him.
Swayam is left disheartened at this but still he tries to find the reason behind the breakup. Sharon suffers from asthma and due to this she distances herself from Swayam. But her undeniable feelings for Swayam make her reveal the secret (that she has asthma) to Swayam. The two become a couple again.
The teen dance based youth TV series is basically a journey about college students who are passionate about dancing along with the characters going through several emotions including friendship and love!
Apart from dancing, the Dil Dosti Dance actor enjoys his female fan following. Yes, girls are crazy about the lovable actor. The fabulous dancer shares some of his pasand – ita – things as well his fashion fundas with his fans:
Favourite TV personality: Karan Singh Grover (Armaan of Dill Mill Gayye / Asad of Qubool Hai). He loved working with him on his show D3!
Favourite reality show: Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa aired on Colors TV. Besides watching dance reality shows, he is also very fond of watching comedy shows like Comedy Nights with Kapil and Comedy Circus!
Favourite Hollywood sitcoms: How I Met Your Mother, F.R.I.E.N.D.S and The Big Bang Theory!
Favourite vacation: Tirupati & Kashmir.
Favourite colour: blue, black & grey!
Favourite food: anything vegetarian and essentially cooked by his mom!
Favourite singer: Sonu Nigam.
Favourite actors: SRK & Govinda!
Favourite actress: Angelina Jolie.
Favourite movies: Pursuit of Happiness and The Legend of Bhagat Singh!
Favourite song: Rooth Ke Humse Kabhi (from the film Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar).
Favourite sport: cricket!
Fashion according to him is: all about being comfortable!
Favourite accessory: Watches and inparticular he loves wearing Casio G Shock watch!
Comfortable in: denims and cool tees!
Favourite body spray: Davioff!
Must haves in his wallet: cash!
Colour filling his wardrobe: blacks, whites & grey!