Shantanu Maheshwari is an Indian actor mostly known for his work on television. He initially started making appearances in the early 2000s on variety shows. However, he only pursued a full-time career in the 2010s. He made his television debut starring as Swayam Shekhawat on the Indian series Dil Dosti Dance. This also served as his breakout role. After this, he appeared on the show Bindass Naach. He has since had lead roles on the shows Twistwala Love, Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya, and Girls on Top. This year, he competed in the Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 where he was declared the winner.