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.


Ranveer, one of a kind!

For sure, 2018 was the year of the wink. First it was Rahul Gandhi who teased and

By Shobhaa De January 05, 2019

The disruptor whom I like

Forget the other two mega Bollywood weddings for now. Fans have finished OD-ing on

By Shobhaa De December 08, 2018

Days with the diva

Zeenat Aman and I were invited to the first edition of the Jaipur Lit Fest being

By Shobhaa De November 24, 2018

Tej's tear-jerker

God knows what is the real story behind this 29-year-old Bihar politician’s decision

By Shobhaa De November 10, 2018

Akbar has no legs to stand on

Lies have no legs,” M.J. Akbar had thundered soon after his return from an official

By Shobhaa De November 04, 2018

Lobsang Sangay: Tibet's charming champion

The biggest star of the just concluded Himalayan Echoes literature festival (third

By Shobhaa De October 15, 2018

Guha’s Gandhi

We were attending Ramachandra Guha’s fourth or fifth book launch in Mumbai —forgive

By Shobhaa De October 07, 2018

John on a roll

John Abraham seemed to suffer from the Dharmendra Syndrome for the longest time. Let

By Shobhaa De September 23, 2018

My friends with benefits

Allow me to brag a little: I have interacted with two distinguished Nobel laureates

By Shobhaa De September 09, 2018

Bhatt and his daughters

Mahesh Bhatt is invariably described as a ‘maverick’. And I wonder why. Is there a

By Shobhaa De August 26, 2018

The colourful Dilliwala tycoon

As they say in old Hollywood movies, “You never know who you might meet in Moscow.”

By Shobhaa De August 12, 2018

Being frank helps

I was away in Prague when I read about Sonali Bendre’s brave announcement about her

By Shobhaa De July 29, 2018

Can Sanjay do a Bachchan?

Unfortunately, I will be in Prague when this year’s most awaited Bollywood movie,

By Shobhaa De July 15, 2018

When Messi messed up...

I am not a football fanatic. I know very little about the beautiful game. But that

By Shobhaa De July 01, 2018

The Alia factor

She is a petite, slip of a girl with dancing eyes. Alia Bhatt neither looks like a

By Shobhaa De June 17, 2018
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