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Shobhaa De

Shobhaa De

Novelist and columnist Shobhaa De has always been outspoken in her writing and views on urban India. The former editor of magazines like Stardust, Society and Celebrity, has been a model and scriptwriter.

DE TOUR

Rajini missed the bus

Do not give me pressure and pain, I have made my decision…. I am saying ‘no’ to

By Shobhaa De January 24, 2021

The tycoon who inspired a book

Shantanu Naidu and Ratan Tata share a unique relationship. The legendary tycoon is

By Shobhaa De January 10, 2021

A friend through and through

I knew Tina Munim much before she became Tina Ambani. She was a vivacious, gorgeous

By Shobhaa De December 27, 2020

Et tu, Bhavna?

How fabulous really are those Bollywood wives from FLBW? Like everybody else who

By Shobhaa De December 13, 2020

Visiting Pune again, Donald?

We are told Joe Biden has gone into a huddle with key advisers, as he waits for

By Shobhaa De November 29, 2020

Our gentle Hurricane

Kapil Dev and I share a common zodiac sign (Capricorn) and our birthdays are a day

By Shobhaa De November 15, 2020

How bad are bad boy billionaires?

Did India really need a tepid docudrama on a few ‘bad boys’ to understand what was

By Shobhaa De November 01, 2020

Suhana Khan comes into her own

It cannot be easy being the offspring of a Bollywood superstar known as King Khan.

By Shobhaa De October 18, 2020

Back in the game

The last time Urmila Matondkar was in the news was when she was photographed with

By Shobhaa De October 04, 2020

The Bong of Bongs

Nobody projected the best of ‘Bongness’, as much as India’s former president, Pranab

By Shobhaa De September 20, 2020

Sima, the unlikely celebrity

Like many others, I was most reluctant to watch Indian Matchmaking on Netflix. Till

By Shobhaa De September 06, 2020

Adieu, Amar

The only way to describe the late Amar Singh (he passed away in Singapore on August

By Shobhaa De August 23, 2020

The ever-combative Kapur

An Oscar is the kiss of death in Bollywood,” tweeted the award-winning

By Shobhaa De August 09, 2020

The sweetest Bachchan

Bachchan Sr and Bachchan Jr checked into a suburban super-speciality hospital a few

By Shobhaa De July 26, 2020

Bobde and the bike

The Beatles wrote the evocative anthem, When I’m 64, in 1967. It opens with the

By Shobhaa De July 12, 2020
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