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.


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

"Let's go beyond Aishwarya Rai's beauty": Shobhaa De

I have consistently felt Rai’s prowess as a competent actor has been under-utilised

By Shobhaa De October 16, 2022

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
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