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Rajeev Masand Reviewer Profile

As part of profiling various famous reviewers this week we take a look at Rajeev Masand. earlier in this series we have uncovered
Nikhat Kazmi’s Profile
Taran Adarsh’s Profile
Rajeev Masand is an Indian film critic and entertainment reporter for CNN-IBN. Rajeev Masand has been reporting on the glitz and glamour of Bollywood and the wide world of entertainment for over a decade now. On May 26 2011 he was nominated as a member of censor board.Today the best-known link to Bollywood and the media, Rajeev starting off at 16 was one of the youngest entertainment correspondents. Since then, he has reported on a wide range of subjects in entertainment – from the emerging “new cinema” movement of the late 90’s to the underworld-Bollywood nexus – and has consistently reviewed weekly releases at the Box Office. Rajeev joined STAR News as Special Correspondent in January 2003 and hosted the show – Masand ki Pasand.
On December 30, 2005, Masand moved to CNN-IBN where he is currently the network film critic and runs an ongoing video reviews series on their website, Masand’s Verdict and this is where he has garnered immense popularity to become one of top reviewers in the country. He also became the host of the channels entertainment series, To Catch a Star.
Personal Preferences:
He considers the opportunity of interviewing Hollywood legend and filmmaker Manoj Night Shyamalan as one of his most memorable assignments to date. He rates Edward Norton as his favourite actor and Khamoshi by Sanjay Leela Bhansali as his favourite film.
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