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Shobhaa Dé

India (b.1948)

Shobhaa Dé is an Indian columnist and novelist. Born Shobha Rajadhyaksha in a Maharashtrian Saraswat Brahmin family, she graduated from St. Xavier's College, Mumbai with a degree in psychology. After making her name as a model, she began a career in journalism in 1970, during the course of which she founded and edited three magazines – Stardust, Society, and Celebrity.

In the 1980s, she contributed to the Sunday magazine section of the Times of India.In her columns, she used to explore the socialite life in Bombay lifestyles of the celebrities. At present, she is a freelance writer and columnist for several newspapers and magazines. She lives with her second husband, Dilip De and their six children, in Cuffe Parade, Mumbai.
Shobhaa Dé recommends
The Mistress of Honour (2015)
Bhaavna Arora
"Bullets and hearts dance together in this unusual love story about loyalty and trust."