Rajeev Masand is an Indian film critic and entertainment reporter for Noida, Uttar Pradesh-based English language news channel CNN-Indian Broadcasting Network (CNN-IBN) (born 1977).
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. In January 2003, he joined STAR News as a special correspondent and as the host of Masand Ki Pasand.
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. He also became the host of CNN-IBN’s entertainment series, To Catch a Star.