Seizing our hearts with his spectacular performance in the hard-hitting plot of Gangubai Kathiawadi, the young heartthrob Shantanu Maheshwari aka Afsaan has truly stood out from the other stereotypical heroes and how. Shantanu has completely justified the character by captivating and capturing our hearts and attention from beginning to end.
On one side, there are the stereotypical macho six-packs who win every physical combat possible and then there is a character so pure, you can’t help but fall in love. The portrayal of Afsaan, with its charm and innocence, has left an indelible effect on our minds. Bringing a rush of adulterated love in the cruel world of Gangubai Kathiawadi, Shantanu Maheshwari left us mesmerized.
Shantanu brought an unrivalled raw, unadulterated charm on screen with his magical performance. Gangubai Kathiawadi is a biographical crime drama film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and produced by Bhansali and Jayantilal Gada. The film also stars Alia Bhatt as the titular character with Ajay Devgn, Vijay Raaz, Indira Tiwari, Seema Pahwa, Varun Kapoor and Jim Sarbh in pivotal roles.
Using the power of expressions, Shantanu brilliantly did all the talking through facial expressions and eyes, not letting anyone blink an eye.