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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

Give King Charles III a chance to settle into his new role

De met Charles and Camilla Parker on three occasions

By Shobhaa De October 02, 2022

Shobhaa De on Jacqueline Fernandez: The goodwill she earned vanished overnight

ED charge-sheeted Jacqueline in the case against conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar

By Shobhaa De September 18, 2022

Films like ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’ would have tanked on their own, boycott or not

What the cancel culture is attempting to do today is ugly and unprecedented

By Shobhaa De September 04, 2022

Shobhaa De on Vijay Gokhale, the diplomat/scholar

Surprisingly candid, Gokhale listens keenly and allows others to speak

By Shobhaa De August 21, 2022

Shobhaa De on Ranveer Singh and the naked truth

Ranveer himself must be counting the money generated by the pics

By Shobhaa De August 07, 2022

Shobhaa De on the doctor with a difference

In his nineties, the beloved Dr Farokh Udwadia is making his theatre debut

By Shobhaa De July 24, 2022

Shobhaa De on Sheryl, Deepika and choices

Both ladies function under tremendous emotional, mental and physical pressure

By Shobhaa De July 10, 2022

What sets philosopher-chef Suvir Saran apart from rest of his tribe

Saran's innate humility and deep knowledge are striking

By Shobhaa De June 26, 2022

Shobhaa De on the one more modest Gandhi—Gopalkrishna

At 77, Gopal is remarkably agile, supremely alert and wears his identity lightly

By Shobhaa De June 12, 2022

Shobhaa De on Tasneem Zakaria Mehta, the indomitable art historian

Columnist glows with pride when watching Tasneem

By Shobhaa De May 29, 2022

Ajay Devgn is now assertive and super confident, says Shobhaa De

As producer-director-actor, Ajay is soaring, with rave reviews for 'Runway 34'

By Shobhaa De May 15, 2022

Shobhaa De on Aryama Sundaram, the rockstar legal eagle

Here is an admirably disciplined professional who does not stop till 10pm

By Shobhaa De May 01, 2022

Shobhaa De on Sonal Ambani, the artist

After being an Ambani bahu for years, Sonal still sounds like a visiting foreigner

By Shobhaa De April 17, 2022

Shobhaa De on the economist who cooks and dances

Down-to-earth Abhijit Banerjee stole the show at the Jaipur Lit Fest

By Shobhaa De April 03, 2022

Whatever be the price of honour, it is definitely worth paying, says Shobhaa De

I think Gangubai Kathiawadi (marvellously portrayed on screen by Alia Bhatt) has the

By Shobhaa De March 20, 2022
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