Rajeev Masand (Film Critic)Wiki, Bio, Height, Weight, Family, Interesting Facts, Biography, Controversy, and More
Rajeev Masand is an Indian film critic who works for Noida-based English news channel CNN- Indian Broadcasting Network (CNN-IBN). Rajeev reviews Bollywood and significant Hollywood flicks released in India in his show, ‘Now Showing.’ Rajeev Masand completed his graduation from Mumbai University.
Height – 5’5”
Weight- 85 kg
Hair Color- Rajeev Masand changes his hair color frequently
Eye Color – Black
Rajeev Masand is married, and he has two kids – a son and a daughter, Rajeev doesn’t share much about his personal life on social media. Rajeev Masand’s wife’s name is not known. Rajeev Masand has two brothers, Gautam and Vivek.
At the age of 6, Rajeev started reporting at the ‘The Time of India’ newspaper. He then worked as an assistant editor at the ‘The Indian Express.’ Rajeev Masand joined STAR News in 2003 to host the show named ‘Masand Ki Pasand’ as a special correspondent. In 2005, Rajeev Masand started working in CNN-IBN and is continuing working there till now.
At CNN-IBN, Rajeev Masand critics films and runs an ongoing review of the series, ‘Masand’s Verdict.’ Rajeev also became the host of ‘To Catch a Star,’ an entertainment series aired on CNN-IBN.
Rajeev also runs a popular YouTube channel where he weekly posts reviews about the movies and regular interviews with key figures in the entertainment industry. Mostly, the people interviewed are the directors and the actors. Masand even writes for several publications like Firstpost, News18, The Quint, and Open Magazine, as an entertainment industry columnist. Rajeev Masand was awarded ‘Best Entertainment Critic’ thrice by the National Television Awards in 2008, 2010, and 2011.
Rajeev Masand was a part of the controversial show, ‘AIB Knockout Roast’ where celebrities were seen abusing and talking dirty.
Masand was even called for interrogation by Mumbai police connected with the ‘Sushant Singh Rajput’s’ death case. Rajeev Masand has also been accused by Bollywood actress, Kangana Ranaut, for writing bilnd items to discredit Sushant Singh Rajput. Bollywood actors like ‘Manoj Banpayee’ also called out Rajeev Masand for writing blind articles on Sushant Singh Rajput.
Interesting Facts About Rajeev Masand
1. Rajeev Masand is a big-time foodie, and he loves to try different cuisines.
2. Rajeev loves to party with his friends and family.
3. He is fond of reading and writing, and he thanks his English teacher for instilling in him a love for writing and reading.
4. Rajeev says he is obsessed with grammar.
5. Masand Rajeev has met numerous Hollywood celebrities, including Tom Cruise.
6. Rajeev Masand loves to wear unique socks and often flaunts them on his social media channel.
7. He is a huge fan of the Star Wars series. He frequently flaunts Star Wars related stuff on his social media.
8. Rajeev is also working on his first book. (Source)
9. Rajeev runs a YouTube channel, and he has received ‘The Silver Button’ for his channel.
10. Rajeev Masand has a tattoo done on his right thumb.
Latest Update About Rajeev Masand
Rajeev Masand has tested positive for COVID-19 and is in critical condition.
Former film journalist, who had recently joined Karan Johar’s Dharma Cornerstone Agency as COO, Rajeev Masand, has been diagnosed with Covid-19. The veteran journalist is currently admitted at Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital. Rajeev had tested positive for Covid-19 a few days back and was hospitalised after his oxygen level went down. As per latest update, doctors have described his condition as critical.”