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.


Kangana Ranaut slap controversy: Who is the bigger heroine?

Security system at airports will collapse if cops try to fix celebs they don't like

By Shobhaa De June 23, 2024

Wake up, Pune! Porsche crash reflects how vitiated city's social atmosphere has become

Stricter laws are one way to control those who think they are above justice

By Shobhaa De June 09, 2024

The other Sabyasachi Mukherjee

Hoping low-key Mukherjee treats us to many more experiential exhibits

By Shobhaa De May 26, 2024

Parakala Prabhakar—The lone voice of dissent

Parakala, estranged husband of Nirmala Sitharaman, has been hailed as voice of voicel

By Shobhaa De May 12, 2024

All about Nepal’s own billionaire

Binod Chaudhary wears his billionaire status very lightly

By Shobhaa De April 28, 2024

Paresh Maity unplugged

Ambitious and restless, Paresh loves being Paresh

By Shobhaa De April 14, 2024

Kiran Rao is on top, at 50

Kiran commands the respect of the film industry for being herself

By Shobhaa De March 17, 2024

Anita Nair and my crush—Mammootty

Nair's understanding of police procedurals blew me away

By Shobhaa De March 03, 2024

Why I want to go on a biryani date with Dongri's darling Munawar Faruqui

Faruqui's personal life is as interesting as his dazzling rise to fame

By Shobhaa De February 18, 2024

How Asha Thadani is visualising hope

She has been creating images that explore power structures since 1996

By Shobhaa De February 04, 2024

Fareed Zakaria: Style and substance

Our Fareed has come a long, long way in the world. We are proud of him!

By Shobhaa De January 21, 2024

Multifaceted Mozez Singh

Mozez’s restless mind rarely demands a break

By Shobhaa De January 07, 2024

Bowled over by Jessica Posner Odede

Girl Effect has reached more than 23 million young Indian women online

By Shobhaa De December 24, 2023

Tanvi Jindal’s own MuSo

Hope MuSo travels to other cities soon… kids across India will cherish it

By Shobhaa De December 10, 2023

Goodbye Prithvi Raj Singh Oberoi, the ultimate hotelier

Oberoi's attention to detail was mind-boggling

By Shobhaa De November 26, 2023
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