|Profession(s)||Journalist, Film Critic, Writer, and Media Personality|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 5”
|Hair Colour||Salt & Pepper|
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||• ‘Best Entertainment Critic’ by the National Television (NT) Awards in 2008, 2010, and 2011
• IFFI Award in 2018
|Date of Birth||13 March 1979 (Tuesday)|
|Age (as of 2021)||42 Years|
|Educational Qualification||Graduation Wikipedia|
|Food Habit||Non-Vegetarian Instagram|
|Tattoo(s)||On his right thumb- Imagine
On his left thumb- Believe
|Relationships & More|
|Parents||Father- Name Not Known
Mother- Name Not Known
|Siblings||Brother(s)- Gautam and Vivek|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Rajeev Masand
- Rajeev Masand is an Indian journalist, film critic, writer, and media personality.
- He started his career as a journalist at the age of 16 and joined the famous media house the Times of India as an entertainment journalist.
- After resigning from there, he joined the Indian express. He worked there as a film journalist for a few years and then joined Star News.
- As a film critic and journalist, he appeared in the Star News TV show ‘Masand Ki Pasand.’ He came into the limelight with the show and became one of the popular film critics in India.
- He joined the English news channel CNN IBN in 2005 as a journalist and hosted the show ‘Now Showing,’ which was based on film reviews. For almost 15 years, he worked with CNN IBN, and after the end of his contract, he joined the talent management company ‘Dharma Cornerstone Agency’ as a Chief Operating Officer.
- Rajeev’s another TV news show ‘Rajeev Masand Ki Pasand’ gained immense popularity which was aired on IBN7 started in 2012.
- In his career, he has interviewed many renowned Bollywood and Hollywood celebrities.
- Rajeev has posted many pictures with the pet animals of various celebrities on his Instagram account.
- In his leisure time, he loves to read books.
- He has a huge collection of cartoon printed shoes and socks.
- Rajeev was one of the performers in the controversial roast show ‘AIB Podcast Knockout’ in 2015 starring Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor.
- In 2018, he received a silver button for his self-titled YouTube channel in which he has uploaded videos related to interviews with various Indian celebrities.
- Rajeev is a big fan of the Star Wars series and has a good collection of Star Wars goodies.
- In 2020, the Mumbai Police interrogated him in the famous death case of the Indian actor Sushant Singh Rajput. India Today
- He was admitted to the ICU at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai in 2021 after testing positive for the COVID-19. Various Indian celebrities shared messages for him on their social media accounts. India.com Some of the messages/tweets/posts read
Dearest @RajeevMasand Praying hard. Get better soon and see this message and know that you are so loved” – Dia Mirza
Get well soon @RajeevMasand … praying for your speedy recovery” – Suniel Shetty
Wishing you A speedy recovery #RajeevMasand. Our prayers are with you and your family. Get well soon.” – Ashoke Pandit
Praying for @RajeevMasand Durga Durga” – Bipasha Basu