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.


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

Shobhaa De on the essential Rahul Bajaj: The Big B of business

Rahul knew he was larger than life, and revelled in playing up his image

By Shobhaa De March 06, 2022

Shobhaa De on Lata Mangeshkar's fondness for gambling

Lata frequently visited casinos in Las Vegas

By Shobhaa De February 20, 2022

Dear Allu Arjun, come to Bollywood soon: Shobhaa De

Confession: I had not watched a single film featuring Allu Arjun or Samantha Ruth

By Shobhaa De February 06, 2022

What India should learn from Djokovic visa row: Shobhaa De

Irony piled on irony. The ‘Djoker’ had the last laugh as the Federal Circuit Court

By Shobhaa De January 23, 2022

Kapil Dev is at the stage where immortality beckons with a well-made biopic: Shobhaa De

Kapil Dev and I share the same zodiac sign (capricorn) and our birthdays are a day

By Shobhaa De January 09, 2022

Pretending to this day

It has been 30 years since my second novel, Starry Nights, was published. Forget the

By Shobhaa De December 26, 2021

Shobhaa De writes about Vicky-Kat’s big day

I am guessing Katrina Kaif’s ‘Kala Chashma’ will be off when she marries Vicky

By Shobhaa De December 12, 2021

Neerja Birla no longer viewed as just Kumar Mangalam’s beautiful wife: Shobhaa De

The best thing about Neerja Birla at 50 (her milestone birthday was in April) is

By Shobhaa De November 28, 2021

Mrs Wankhede was in her husband’s corner when he needed her: Shobhaa De

The saga of Sameer Wankhede—the high-profile Narcotics Control Bureau zonal director

By Shobhaa De November 14, 2021

Sidhartha Mallya has found his own identity and voice finally: Shobhaa De

Sidhartha Mallya is used to being called a ‘Poor little rich boy’. As he says it in

By Shobhaa De October 31, 2021
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