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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.

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Shobhaa De writes about mental health issues related to post-match stress

Ravi Shastri is a super combination of flamboyance and determination. As India’s

By Shobhaa De June 13, 2021

Soumya Swaminathan is 'the scientist WHO speaks for us': Shobhaa De

Quick! When you hear the word scientist, which gender springs to mind? Be honest! I

By Shobhaa De May 30, 2021

We could do with many more Didis in India, says Shobhaa De

Agreed, this is not the time to gloat. India is in the grip of a virus that is

By Shobhaa De May 16, 2021

Rahul Dravid ad is unconvincing and manipulative, argues Shobhaa De

I have to admit I was initially blown away by the Rahul Dravid road rage commercial

By Shobhaa De May 02, 2021

Julio Ribeiro's booming voice can wake up the dead: Shobhaa De

I became an ardent fangirl of Mumbai’s legendary top cop Julio Francis Ribeiro from

By Shobhaa De April 18, 2021

With ‘Bombay Begums’, Pooja Bhatt gets worthy comeback she deserves: Shobhaa De

Let us start with a horror story: Recently, a 25-year-old man in Bareilly stitched

By Shobhaa De April 04, 2021

Didi, Dada and Disco Dancer

This is going to be one hell of a fight! The Naagin from Nandigram is pitching

By Shobhaa De March 21, 2021

A thousand Dishas will rise up

The moment I heard about Disha Ravi’s dramatic arrest, I was tempted to instantly

By Shobhaa De March 07, 2021

PeeCee: See and believe

Priyanka Chopra Jonas is on a roll at the moment. Unfinished, her play-it-safe

By Shobhaa De February 21, 2021

Adarsh Gourav, actor and crow

Confession: I had mixed feelings about Aravind Adiga’s Man Booker prize winner, The

By Shobhaa De February 07, 2021

Rajini missed the bus

Do not give me pressure and pain, I have made my decision…. I am saying ‘no’ to

By Shobhaa De January 24, 2021

The tycoon who inspired a book

Shantanu Naidu and Ratan Tata share a unique relationship. The legendary tycoon is

By Shobhaa De January 10, 2021

A friend through and through

I knew Tina Munim much before she became Tina Ambani. She was a vivacious, gorgeous

By Shobhaa De December 27, 2020

Et tu, Bhavna?

How fabulous really are those Bollywood wives from FLBW? Like everybody else who

By Shobhaa De December 13, 2020

Visiting Pune again, Donald?

We are told Joe Biden has gone into a huddle with key advisers, as he waits for

By Shobhaa De November 29, 2020
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