Story Of The Man Who Changed The World Of Motivation, Sandeep Maheshwari

Mad4Society By Arghya Maji | 3 min read

Sandeep Maheshwari

Sandeep Maheshwari is the man who had struggled, failed yet surged ahead in life in search of success, happiness, and contentment. Everyone knows about his powerful monologues and seminars but only a few know about his personal life and his past. Although he is a motivational speaker and is famous for his energy-filled seminars and thought-provoking speeches but Sandeep too has gone through some very tough phases. He teaches life lessons through his motivational books, speeches, and videos.

Problem, is a word that almost everyone is used to but only those who take problems as challenges are the people who are hailed as champions. Sandeep’s problems didn’t stop him from being a successful CEO and becoming the man who’ll change the world of motivation.

Today he is a photographer, a successful entrepreneur, and a known public speaker. He also operates a company ‘ImagesBazaar’ – a website with the largest collection of Indian Images.

Sandeep Maheshwari is a prime example, that it doesn’t matter where you start, how much struggle you have. If you know where to and how to put hard work you will eventually reach your goal, or as he says it “Asaan Hai”. 

Sandeep Maheshwari
Source – Twitter

The Start Of Sandeep Maheshwari

Sandeep Maheshwari was born on 28th September 1940, in New Delhi, India. Born in a middle-class family, he saw struggle since his early days. Sandeep’s father – Roop Kishore Maheshwari had a family business of Aluminium, but sadly it didn’t do well. So, Sandeep had to take responsibility for the finances in the family.

Sandeep initially pursued Bachelor’s degree in commerce from Kirori Mal College. But he dropped out to find his true passion and, thereafter he did a short course in photography.

Sandeep Maheshwari’s Career

Sandeep Maheshwari started his modeling career at the age of 19. But when he saw the amount of exploitation and harassment that models face in the industry, he left modeling. Later, to help future models from exploitation. he started a company named ‘Mash Audio Visuals Pvt. Ltd’ and started making portfolios of fashion models.

In 2002 Sandeep set up another company that collapsed within six months, but he didn’t lose hope.

In 2006, he launched another company which we all today know as ‘ImagesBazaar’. And this was the turn that had changed the course of life for Sandeep Maheshwari, it enabled him to reach the pinnacle of his career life.

Sandeep Maheshwari
Source – Instagram


Sandeep Maheshwari in his life has won many awards, but some of the most iconic of them are :

  • Creative Entrepreneur of the Year by Entrepreneur India Summit in 2013.
  • Star Youth Achiever Award by the Global Youth Marketing Forum.
  • Young Creative Entrepreneur Award by the British Council, a division of the British High Commission.
  • One of India’s Most Promising Entrepreneurs by “Business World” magazine.
  • Sandeep also shared in a post on his Instagram that his video “Life-Changing Seminar Video” has been recorded in the Guinness World Records as the World’s Most Viewed Life-Changing Self Education Video.
Sandeep Maheshwari
Source – Instagram

Some Other Facts Related To The Life  Of Sandeep Maheshwari

  1. Sandeep holds the world record of clicking 10,000 photographs of 122 models in 10 hours and 45 minutes.
  • Sandeep Maheshwari follows and talks about his simple mantra – “Asaan hai” (it’s easy).
  • Sandeep didn’t have the money to own a studio, so he used to rent studios for photo shoots.
  • He made sure that all his seminars and speaking sessions are easy to access and free of cost.
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Family Of Sandeep Maheshwari

Sandeep Maheshwari’s father is Roop Kishore Maheshwari, and his mother is Shakuntala Rani Maheshwari. He also has a sister. Sandeep Maheshwari and his wife, Ruchi Maheshwari have a daughter and a son named Hriday Maheshwari out of their wedlock.

Sandeep Maheshwari
Source – Instagram

Sandeep Maheshwari And His Seminars

Sandeep Maheshwari has a Youtube channel called – ‘SandeepMaheshwariSpirituality’ where he keeps all his seminars and public speaking videos for free. He even de-monetized some of them, which means he kept all of the videos free to watch; whereas he is not gaining anything monetarily from those videos.

He has another channel called – ‘Sandeep Maheshwari’ where he keeps vlogs and videos of his daily life.

Sandeep Maheshwari’s View On Life

“If you have more than you need, simply share it with those who need it the most”.

Sandeep always follows this, he always focuses on helping and teaching the youth. He inspired millions of people in life. He also showed people that even if you reach a certain place in life you can always choose to be helpful to others.

We wish Sandeep Maheshwari all the best in his future endeavors.

To know more about Sandeep Maheshwari follow him on – Instagram

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