Rajeev Masand

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Rajeev Masand (born 1979) is an Indian film critic and entertainment reporter for Noida, Uttar Pradesh-based English language news channel CNN-Indian Broadcasting Network (CNN-IBN).[1] He usually reviews Hindi-language films (Bollywood) and major American films released in India in his weekend show Now Showing.

A graduate from Mumbai University, Masand started reporting at the age of 16 at The Times of India newspaper. He later became assistant editor at The Indian Express.[2] In January 2003, he joined STAR News as a special correspondent and as the host of Masand Ki Pasand.[3] In 2005, Masand moved to CNN-IBN where he is currently the film critic and runs an ongoing video reviews series on the CNN-IBN website, Masand's Verdict.[4] He also became the host of CNN-IBN's entertainment series, To Catch a Star.[5][6]


  1. ^ http://ibnlive.in.com/blaze/rajeevmasand/user/224.html
  2. ^ http://www.rajeevmasand.com/about/
  3. ^ "Rajeev Masand Introduction". STAR News. Retrieved 2008-08-20. 
  4. ^ "Film Reviews: Masand's Verdict". ibnlive.com. Retrieved 2008-08-20. 
  5. ^ "CNN-IBN lines up various specials to bied adieu to 2006". IndianTelevision.com. 2008-12-30. Retrieved 2008-08-21. 
  6. ^ "CNN-IBN to launch third season of To Catch a Star". IndianTelevision.com. 2008-08-20. Retrieved 2008-08-21. 

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