Guest Column

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.


Humble Neha Dhupia didn’t allow pregnancy to put brakes on her work: Shobhaa De

By the time you read this, mother/actor (in that order), Neha Dhupia may have

By Shobhaa De September 19, 2021

Shobhaa De remembers Pradeep Guha, the quintessential media man

Pradeep Guha was many things to many people. But, above all, he was a good friend.

By Shobhaa De September 05, 2021

Shilpa Shetty is a rare attractive woman equally admired by both sexes: Shobhaa De

The amazing thing about Shilpa Shetty is how easily she makes friends. She is one of

By Shobhaa De August 22, 2021

Amartya Sen is a rare gem who doesn’t take his own genius seriously: Shobhaa De

Remembering, however, is not the same thing as writing a memoir,” said the

By Shobhaa De August 08, 2021

Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao are inspiration for troubled couples: Shobhaa De

Ira Khan, 24, Aamir Khan’s daughter with his first wife, Reena Dutta, 50, shared a

By Shobhaa De July 25, 2021

I am a newly-minted fan of ‘Sherni’ director Amit Masurkar: Shobhaa De

I took my time to watch the latest Vidya Balan starrer Sherni. I groaned: ‘Not

By Shobhaa De July 11, 2021

Let's stop cashing in on Sushant Singh Rajput's death, says Shobhaa De

Sushant Singh Rajput‘s was a blighted life. June 14 marked the first death

By Shobhaa De June 27, 2021

Shobhaa De writes about mental health issues related to post-match stress

Ravi Shastri is a super combination of flamboyance and determination. As India’s

By Shobhaa De June 13, 2021

Soumya Swaminathan is 'the scientist WHO speaks for us': Shobhaa De

Quick! When you hear the word scientist, which gender springs to mind? Be honest! I

By Shobhaa De May 30, 2021

We could do with many more Didis in India, says Shobhaa De

Agreed, this is not the time to gloat. India is in the grip of a virus that is

By Shobhaa De May 16, 2021

Rahul Dravid ad is unconvincing and manipulative, argues Shobhaa De

I have to admit I was initially blown away by the Rahul Dravid road rage commercial

By Shobhaa De May 02, 2021

Julio Ribeiro's booming voice can wake up the dead: Shobhaa De

I became an ardent fangirl of Mumbai’s legendary top cop Julio Francis Ribeiro from

By Shobhaa De April 18, 2021

With ‘Bombay Begums’, Pooja Bhatt gets worthy comeback she deserves: Shobhaa De

Let us start with a horror story: Recently, a 25-year-old man in Bareilly stitched

By Shobhaa De April 04, 2021

Didi, Dada and Disco Dancer

This is going to be one hell of a fight! The Naagin from Nandigram is pitching

By Shobhaa De March 21, 2021

A thousand Dishas will rise up

The moment I heard about Disha Ravi’s dramatic arrest, I was tempted to instantly

By Shobhaa De March 07, 2021
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