Shyam Maheshwari is a well-known writer and director of the Indian television and movie industry. From 2000 to 2002, he assisted directors like
, Suraj Rao,
, and the famous television series Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.
have penned the script of Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. Ekta Kapoor and her mother, Shoba Kapoor, produced the family drama. The show's story is about the perfect daughter-in-law Tulsi Virani and her family. The notable cast members of the television serial are Smriti Irani as Tulsi Mihir Virani,
as Govardhan Virani,
as Mansukh Govardhan Virani,
as Mihir Mansukh Virani,
as Amba Govardhan Virani, etc.
Shyam Maheshwari directed some shows like Kuchh Jhuki Palkein in 2002, Maati Ki Banno in 2010, Charandas Chor in 2017, Pyari Dadi Maa in 2020. In 2016 he composed the script of the movie M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story. M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story is a biopic of the famous cricketer
Mahendra Singh Dhoni
, the former captain of the Indian National Cricket Team. The story depicts the struggle and efforts of Mahendra Singh Dhoni to become the most loved cricketer all over the world. On 30th September 2016, the movie hit the box office and gained lots of appreciation, awards, and positive reviews.
Apart from Hindi, M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story was also dubbed in Tamil and Telugu languages.
has directed the film.
Sushant Singh Rajput
as Mahendra Singh Dhoni,
as Paan Singh Dhoni, Kiara Advani as Sakshi Singh Dhoni,
as Jayanti Gupta,
as Priyanka Jha,
as Station Master Shishir Sarkar, and
Kali Prasad Mukherjee
as Animesh Kumar Ganguly are the cast members of the film. In 2017 Shyam Maheshwari directed and wrote a movie titled Charandas Chor.