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.


When Rani Mukerji tells her story

Rani is meticulous about all aspects of her life

By Shobhaa De June 04, 2023

Rajkumar Charles is now King Charles

Akshata Sunak should have worn a beautiful sari on coronation

By Shobhaa De May 21, 2023

The simple genius called Sachin Tendulkar

What makes Sachin, ‘Sachin’ is not all that difficult to decode

By Shobhaa De May 07, 2023

Meet Rohit Khattar and chef Manish Mehrotra—the supremely talented food wizards

Indian Accent is the only restaurant from India to make it to the top 50 list

By Shobhaa De April 23, 2023

When Venkatesh Prasad's wife ticked off Raj Thackeray!

Jayanthi remains as gutsy and indomitable even today

By Shobhaa De April 09, 2023

Hollywood, here is Ram Charan!

Charan seems to go about his life and business with far more discretion and dignity

By Shobhaa De March 26, 2023

Shehan Karunatilaka's life beyond Booker

Shehan seems most unaffected by the adulation

By Shobhaa De February 26, 2023

Nari Hira aka Mr Stardust

Stardust founder Hira had audaciously broken every known rule at the time

By Shobhaa De February 12, 2023

Suraj Yengde, the rockstar writer

Sun is shining on Suraj, who is being courted by top literary agents

By Shobhaa De January 29, 2023

Remembering R.K. Krishnakumar, a Tata legend

Shobhaa De pays tribute to the man who was Ratan Tata's confidant

By Shobhaa De January 15, 2023

The legend of Mumbai's 'Danny' Chandrachud

The Chief Justice of India is taking on the fuddy-duddies

By Shobhaa De January 01, 2023

Cartier International's Swagata Baruah Bottero is all set to dazzle

The India affairs and strategic director is spearheading key initiatives

By Shobhaa De December 11, 2022

Films like Uunchai play an important role in legitimising ageing

Dealing with age requires a first rate script and a competent director

By Shobhaa De November 27, 2022

Stop intruding into Virat Kohli’s private space

New laws need to be introduced, banning cell phones while on duty

By Shobhaa De November 13, 2022

Govinda yet to receive recognition he richly deserves

Govinda is clear sighted and upfront about what films attract audiences

By Shobhaa De October 30, 2022
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