It had been a week approximately since film critic and Dharma’s new talent agency, Dharma Cornetstone Agency’s COO, Rajeev Masand had tested positive for COVID-19.
His condition wasn’t recuperating and he had been hospitalised soon. he’s now admitted to Mumbai’s Kokilaben Hospital. Now, we are becoming to listen to that his condition is critical.
Some reports had claimed that he has been put in the intensive care unit (ICU) due to the infection not getting better. Some reports even stated that the former critic and film journalist has been placed on ventilator support. However, that news is untrue.
Rajeev Masand Not On Ventilator-
Somen Mishra, who works as Head Of Creative Development (Scripts) at Dharma Productions rubbished the rumours. While he did agree that his health is critical, he also added that Masand is doing better today. Taking to his social media, Somen wrote, “Saw this because it appeared on timeline. Seems word is doing the rounds, too many calls/messages, so just clarifying he’s not on ventilator. Critical, yes. Also slightly better today. Hoping praying for the best.”
A graduate of Mumbai University, Masand started his career as a journalist and worked with various organisations.
As an entertainment journalist, he covered many international film festivals, including Cannes. After 25 years as a movie critic, he joined Karan Johar’s Dharma Cornerstone Agency as Chief Operating Officer earlier this year.
IMAGE CREDIT- Rajeev Masand/Instagram