About Shobha DeyDate : February 18, 2019 | Author : Astrologer Pt Umesh Chandra Pant
Introduction of Shobha Dey (Shobhaa De) – Indian Columnist and Novelist
Shobhaa De, also known as Shobha Rajadhyaksha Dey, is a Renowned Novelist and Columnist in India. She is highly famous for depicting in her works of fiction the sexual and mattes related to the life of socialites. Considering her contribution for portraying socialites in her works of fiction, Shobhaa De has been in spotlights and named as India’s “Jackie Collins, an English romance novelist. Shobhaa was born in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, but her upbringing happened in Girgaon in India’s Mumbai. Before she came into limelight as a novelist and columnist, Shobhaa, in her earlier days, worked as a model until 1970 when she made her career in journalism. During the course of her career in journalism, Shobhaa contributed to leading Bollywood news and gossip magazine, Stardust as a journalist, author and columnist which helped the magazine climb on top popularity. Furthermore, two other magazines – Society, and Celebrity, became increasingly popular under her editorship. She lent her expertise to the TOI (Times of India) and contributed to its Sunday magazine issue. Shobhaa as a columnist pens exploration of Mumbai’s socialite life of celebrities. Currently, she is working as a freelance writer and writes columns for several magazines and newspapers. She also wrote various famous soaps on television, including Swabhimaan. She made her presence noted in various festivals and is a regular participant of Bengaluru Literature Festival. She authored several books, including Snapshots, Shethji, Superstar India – From Incredible to Unstoppable, and so on.
We at PavitraJyotish are conducting an astrological analysis on the life of Shobhaa De in the following horoscope chart.
Birth Details of Shobhaa De are as per given below:
Date of Birth: January 07, 1948, Birth Day: Wednesday, Birth Time: 07:21:00, Birth Place: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Shobhaa De, Indian Columnist and Novelist is born with Sagittarius Ascendant. Sagittarius is a dual nature last of fire sign ruled by benevolent Jupiter.
Adventurous yet philosophical, Sagittarius, better known as –Archer, is a typical fire sign —full of beans, volatile to the tee, exaggerated in speech and expressions and absolutely in love with freedom. Most Archers are focused and goal-oriented, though. They aim to get the best in life, and don’t prefer to missing the bull’s eye. The farsightedness of mature Archers helps them plan their lives well in advance, be it their goals, career or even retirement. Their thirst for knowledge enables them to expand their horizons and broaden their vistas and world view. Lovers of travelling and fun activities, they prefer keeping a cheerful and optimistic demeanor at all times.
Ruler of the Ascendant benevolent Jupiter is in a fix nature water sign. Jupiter is in Scorpio along with debilitated Moon and positioned in the 12th house. This position makes her passionate about expressing her views empathetically and boldly. The conjunction of Jupiter and Moon supports ‘Gaj Kesari Yoga’ which renders more abundance. Mighty Sun rules the ninth house. This house is indicative of luck fortune, long distance travel, pilgrimage and blessing of higher soul. Crafty Mercury holds portfolio of the seventh and the tenth house. The tenth house is about occupation, profession alias Karma. Mighty Sun and Mercury are in last of fire sign Sagittarius, sign of the Ascendant and positioned in the first house. This position supports best of ‘Raj Yoga’ termed ‘Budhaditya Yoga’. This position lends to sharp intelligence to Shobhaa De and leads to make her a popular journalist and columnist. She sounds visionary and assesses political development by her is worth reading. Mars rules the fifth and the 12th house. Mars is in a fire sign Leo and stationed in the ninth house. This position leads to no marital happiness for Shobhaa De, Indian Columnist and Novelist. Venus rules the sixth and the eleventh house. Venus is in last of earth sign Capricorn and positioned in the second house. This position of Venus leads to be in a strong position on financial front for Shobhaa De. Saturn holds portfolio of the second and the third house. Saturn is retrograde in a water sign Cancer and stationed in the eighth house. Venus and Saturn are in opposition to each other. This position of Saturn can lead some major health issue for her. Jupiter stationed in the 12th house has an eye on the eighth house along with wily Saturn positioned in the eighth house. Shadow planet Rahu is in a fire sign Aries and positioned in the fifth house. Malefic Ketu is in an air sign Libra and stationed in the eleventh house.
In Chalit Kundali Moon shifts into the eleventh house and joins company of malefic Ketu.
In Navmansha D9 chart, Sun and Jupiter are debilitated. Mars remains in same sign as in birth chart so becomes strong and termed as ‘Vargottami’.
Effect of Transit by Major planets in the year 2019
Hard taskmaster Saturn transits in a dual nature last of fire sign Sagittarius for whole of the year 2019. Saturn now moves through the Ascendant alias the first house. Saturn moving through the first house cross over radical position of Sun and Mercury stationed therein. This movement of Saturn is to bring best out of her. Shobhaa De, Indian Columnist and Novelist is to accept new challenges willingly and work hard over the same. Her write ups are to get acknowledged by intellectual persons. This period is to be much eventful, progressive and challenging for Shobhaa De,Indian Columnist and Novelist.
Shadow planet Rahu currently transits in a water sign Cancer. Rahu now moves through the eighth house. Rahu moving through the eighth house cross over radical position of retrograde Saturn positioned therein. This movement of Rahu rendered her strength to write about current issues. Some health issue may trouble her.
Malefic Ketu currently transits in last of earth sign Capricorn. Ketu moves through the second house. Ketu moving through the second house cross over radical position of Venus stationed therein. Shobhaa De, Indian Columnist and Novelist needs to be careful about finance and her close relationship.
From 7th March Rahu enters a dual nature air sign Gemini. Rahu now moves through the seventh house. This movement can lead to get more support about her views. More persons are to be eager to read her observations. She may play active role in public life during this movement of Rahu through the seventh house.
From 7th March Ketu enters last of fire sign Sagittarius. Ketu now moves through the first house in company of wily Saturn. This movement of two malefic through the Ascendant is to prove kind of challenging for Shobhaa De. She has to exert more to achieve her objective.
Ruler of the Ascendant benevolent Jupiter currently transits in a fix nature water sign Scorpio. Jupiter now repeats its own radical position in the 12th house. Transiting Jupiter has crossed over radical position of Moon along with its own as well. This movement of Jupiter seems progressive for Shobhaa De, Indian Columnist and Novelist. She is to spend money a lot in her social circle. At the same time she is to get good opportunity to benefit monetarily.
From 30th March Jupiter enters its own sign Sagittarius. Soon from 11th April Jupiter becomes retrograde. From 23rd April Jupiter moving in retrograde mode reenters water sign Scorpio. From 12th August Jupiter becomes direct in motion. This period of retrogression by Jupiter can put her in discomfort at times. She may need to accept new challenges here. She has to exert more to maintain her position as a knowledgeable writer and journalist. She needs to deliberate well enough before taking up any new assignment. This period seems eventful and challenging as well for Shobhaa De.
From 5th November Jupiter again enters its own sign Sagittarius. Jupiter now moves through the Ascendant in company of Saturn and Ketu. Progressive forces are to now work much effectively for Shobhaa De, Indian Columnist and Novelist. She is to have now more freedom to perform. This movement of Jupiter seems progressive and prosperous as well for Shobhaa De.