Maheswari started her career in the film industry in year 1994 through the Hindi action crime film, Krantiveer. Then she did the Tamil film, Karuththamma on the same year. She became popular for doing her first Telugu film, Gulabi in 1995. She played the lead role of Pooja opposite with actor, J. D. Chakravarthi. After that she got many offers in movies. Maheswari’s first Kannada film was the 1995, Annavra Makkalu. She did her first horror film, Deyyam in 1996 under the production and direction of Ram Gopal Varma. She acted as Mahi, the sister of Sindhu who bought a new estranged house near the graveyard. In this film, she was partnered again with actor, J. D. Chakravarthi and also in 1996 Telugu crime film, Mrugam. In 1997, she was starred in
film, Pelli along with
and Prudhi Raj. She also did the Telugu films, Priyaragalu, Jabillama Pelli and Nesam. She was also in the lead role in the multi-award winning film, Nee Kosam in 1999. Her role as the wealthy Sasirekha gave Maheswari the Nandi Award for Best Actress. She also got her fame in the Tamil film, Ullaasam in 1997. Maheswari did few more Tamil and Telugu films including the Maa Balaji, a remake of the Malayalam comedy film,
and Erra Gulabilu. Maheswari made an elegant performance and succeeded as a heroine for almost 10 years in Telugu and Tamil industry.
In 2003, Maheswari appeared in the horror serial, Kaathiravan along with Kalpana. Then after many years, she was featured in the comedy serial, My Name is Manga Tayaru on Zee TV. She acted in all other languages like Tamil, Hindi and Kannada. Maheswari is a very straightforward type of person. She likes dancing and her favorite artists are