Celebrity Column | Stay my vacation, writes Shweta Bachchan Nanda

Hell is the inane chatter at post-summer vacation parties. The months July on to September, are a minefield of smug holidaymakers holding onto the last vestiges of their South of anywhere tans and squeezing themselves into impulse buys from that char.....»»

Category: bollywoodSource: dnaindiaAug 12th, 2017

Celebrity Column | Airport anxiety, writes Shweta Bachchan Nanda

Airports! The neon floodlit, recycled air filled, melodramatic hell of them. The purposeful mass migration of anxiety-ridden humans as they frantically navigate through beeping buggies and mechanised walkways to make it to their gate in time is the s.....»»

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Celebrity column: Oh bother! writes Shweta Bachchan Nanda

Till I plan my next move, probably a very garish rakhi, the score is Ying 1/Yang 0.....»»

Category: bollywoodSource: dnaindiaAug 6th, 2017

Celebrity Column | Teen spirit, writes Shweta Bachchan Nanda

Having teens of my own, who let me just add, I am not trying to impress......»»

Category: bollywoodSource: dnaindiaJul 29th, 2017

Celebrity Column | Just say no, writes Shweta Bachchan Nanda

The problem with saying yes, when you really want to say no, is it builds expectation......»»

Category: bollywoodSource: dnaindiaJul 15th, 2017

Celebrity Column | The brand new old me, writes Shweta Bachchan Nanda

It all started at a Zara. My daughter and I showed up at the cashier's with the same T-shirt! She insisted we couldn't buy the same thing, after a brief and unconvincing struggle, I relented. On the ride home, she plugged into her phone; me slowly st.....»»

Category: bollywoodSource: dnaindiaJul 8th, 2017

Celebrity Column | The rise of the influencers, writes Shweta Bachchan Nanda

I am just cantankerous by nature, with the exception of the charming Mickey Contractor who sent me a slick as hell box of curated MAC make-up goodies that my teenage daughter laid siege to on sighting.....»»

Category: bollywoodSource: dnaindiaJul 1st, 2017

DNA Celebrity Column: Designed to Perfection, writes Shweta Bachchan Nanda

Split into two levels, Arth, designed by Gauri Khan, is a refreshing change from anything you've seen in the city thus far......»»

Category: bollywoodSource: dnaindiaJun 24th, 2017

Celebrity Column: Monsoon Madness, writes Shweta Bachchan Nanda

Those women brave enough to seek out a social life in the rains are not unfamiliar with what havoc the moisture plays with our hair, skin, clothes.....»»

Category: bollywoodSource: dnaindiaJun 17th, 2017

Shweta Bachchan Nanda writes a column on what she thinks of her dad Amitabh Bachchan in Piku!

Sr Bachchan’s daughter put pen to paper and expressed what she felt when she saw her father in his latest film Piku, wherein he plays Deepika Padukone’s father!.....»»

Category: bollywoodSource: bollywoodlifeMay 17th, 2015

Amitabh Bachchan’s daughter Shweta and Rajinikanth’s daughter Aishwaryaa share these things in common

From one superstar's daughter to another's: Author Shweta Bachchan Nanda writes a thoughtful and moving foreword to Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth Dhanush’s memoir titled Standing On An Apple Box Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth Dhanush and Shweta Bachchan Nanda.....»»

Category: bollywoodSource: bollywoodlifeDec 17th, 2016

Shweta Bachchan Nanda pens down the foreword to Rajinikanth"s daughter, Aishwaryaa"s memoir!

From one superstar's daughter to another's: Author Shweta Bachchan Nanda writes a thoughtful and moving foreword to Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth Dhanush's memoir titled Standing On An Apple Box.....»»

Category: bollywoodSource: dnaindiaDec 16th, 2016

Can my daughter Navya have her private life back? asks Shweta Bachchan Nanda

Shweta Bachchan Nanda, in her column 'A Mother's Request', opens up on the the private life of daughter Navya being made public and more......»»

Category: bollywoodSource: dnaindiaOct 8th, 2016

Shweta Bachchan Nanda requests people to give daughter Navya Nanda"s private life back

Shweta Bachchan Nanda, in her column 'A Mother's Request', opens up on the the private life of daughter Navya being made public and more.....»»

Category: bollywoodSource: dnaindiaOct 8th, 2016

Welcome to the world, baby girl!, writes Shweta Bachchan Nanda

I remember my teenage years, a growth spurt at age 12, a disastrous haircut and an overbite that could compete with Bugs Bunny, I was the human equivalent of a bottlebrush......»»

Category: bollywoodSource: dnaindiaNov 28th, 2015

Fear factor, writes Shweta Bachchan Nanda

A good diss will earn you the undying admiration of your peers - and that is precisely the problem - no one knows when to stop pushing! The old adage about "sticks and stones" and "words that will never hurt you"? Boy, did those chaps get it wrong!.....»»

Category: bollywoodSource: dnaindiaOct 31st, 2015

Hampering my Diwali, writes Shweta Bachchan Nanda

I was sitting in my reading nook this afternoon, window ajar, and I felt it... the first timorous tickle of the winter. In a matter of days, it will gather courage and start invading our homes, seeping into the walls of the bathroom (always the first room.....»»

Category: bollywoodSource: dnaindiaOct 24th, 2015

Empty nest, writes Shweta Bachchan Nanda

It has been a year (almost to the date), since both my kids went away to boarding school......»»

Category: bollywoodSource: dnaindiaOct 3rd, 2015

Ahmed Mohamed: How 9/11 changed the land of the free, writes Shweta Bachchan Nanda

Ask anyone of South East Asian origin or with a Muslim-sounding name (first or last), that ever lined up at the immigration desk at JFK. I am a housewife, mother of two and yet walking up to an American immigration officer makes me palpitate.....»»

Category: bollywoodSource: dnaindiaSep 19th, 2015

Group chats, writes Shweta Bachchan Nanda

It's 8 am in New York and I have just woken up, fired up my phone and opened my group chat. In a scroll, I know how my friends in Mumbai have spent their day and in a matter of minutes, I've caught up on all their news......»»

Category: bollywoodSource: dnaindiaSep 12th, 2015

Teachers Day, writes Shweta Bachchan Nanda

Here are a few anecdotes of the people that have taught me a thing or two......»»

Category: bollywoodSource: dnaindiaAug 29th, 2015