Shantanu Maheshwari had been a standout amongst the most encouraging hopefuls on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa this year. With consecutive immaculate exhibitions, the ball appeared to be in his court until the last scene. There were various reports about Shantanu winning the show however every one of them were demonstrated fake when he was declared as the second runner up. Perused on as Shantanu converses with The Times Of India about his Jhalak voyage and considerably more.
Ques: How did it feel when your name was declared as second runner up? As it appeared like you would take the trophy home.
Shantanu: Initially it didn’t soak in for a couple of minutes, as there was stick drop hush all around, and I felt very clear. Be that as it may, well, sincerely it wasn’t baffling for me! It felt great to realize that individuals considered me meriting the trophy, and that is something I will dependably reclaim with me from Jhalak. There is a ton I have reclaimed from here, concerning my new self, heaps of affection, regard, and acknowledgment.
Ques: Tell us about your Jhalak travel?
Shantanu: It’s been one exciting ride! Yet, a stunning one. With bunches of new learning on this tremendous stage, huge amounts of wounds, grins, giggling, some down minutes also however with heaps of move, new companions and getting the opportunity to work and impart the stage to a portion of the best and most experienced individuals in the business! Something I will dependably treasure.
Ques: Tell us about your most loved exhibitions on the Jhalak arrange?
Shantanu: There are many. Firstly, the family unique where I got the chance to perform with my mom in front of an audience. It had dependably been her desire to hit the dance floor with me on some stage, and Jhalak made that conceivable! It was great amusing to practice and hitting the dance floor with her, and obviously, it felt astonishing when our demonstration was cherished by the judges! At that point my tribute to Prabhudeva sir. That demonstration will be nearest to my heart, as he has been my greatest move motivation in the business, and also when I got the chance to perform before Govinda sir all alone melodies. It truly was an astonishing feeling. Likewise, the Chau demonstration that we set up. The outfits were very legitimate, however we really experienced breathing issues while moving, because of how overwhelming they were! In any case, we truly took this up as a test and endured. What’s more, our finale demonstration. There were amazing exhibitions being set up, and nothing more excellent for us than a tribute to Ganesh sir on one of his most notable numbers Main Deewana! Which will be exceptionally unique to me generally.”
Ques: Jhalak even gave you a shot of playing a lady in front of an audience for the first run through? How was the experience!?
Shantanu: Yes, it was for the first run through, that I changed myself into a lady on Jhalak. It was a one of a kind affair, to be completely forthright, I mean I needed to try and shave my legs and paste my eyebrows for the same! In any case, yes, I will dependably treasure playing Munni on stage.?And that Ritesh Deshmukh sir had truly cherished my demonstration, is something that will run far with me.”
Ques: You are Jacqueline Fernandez’s cutie and Karan Johar, Ganesh Hegde, and Farah Khan discover the star material in you! How was it imparting the phase to these individuals?
Shantanu: It was completely astonishing. Jacqueline truly makes them flabbergast irresistible positive and joyful vitality and soul, which can simply lift up anyone’s state of mind! It was a delightful affair offering the phase to her! Farah ma’am was generally so fair in her remarks and empowering, and Karan sir gave us the best of his support and input at all circumstances! Furthermore, yes an exceptional say to Ganesh sir, my identity a major fanatic of, who constantly indicated out our defects draw out the best in us with the goal that we improve whenever, and our host Manish Paul, my identity now a colossal aficionado of as well! He completely stole the phase at all circumstances and is a rockstar!!”