Rajeev Masand

  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Pizza', 'Begin Again' and 'Amit Sahni Ki List' 19-07-2014 01:48 PM

    In this episode of Now Showing, CNN IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Pizza', 'Begin Again' and 'Amit Sahni Ki List'. ...
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    Rajeev Masand says 'Begin Again' is enjoyable while it lasts but not memorable enough. What do you say? Write your own review and win prizes...
  • 'Begin Again' review: The film is enjoyable while it lasts but not memorable enough 18-07-2014 10:45 PM

    Cast: Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, Adam Levine Director: John Carney It is hard to repeat or even recreate the innocent charm of a film as terrific as 'Once'- a musical romance between an Irish busker and an immigrant flower-seller that unfolds almost entirely on the streets of Dublin- but this...
  • 'Amit Sahni Ki List' review: Fresh, enjoyable but falls short due to director's conservative thinking 18-07-2014 10:35 PM

    Cast: Vir Das, Vega Tamotia, Kavi Shastri, Natasha Rastogi, Anindita Nayar Director: Ajay Bhuyan 'Amit Sahni Ki List', there's a reason I'm deeply suspicious of Bollywood rom-coms; they tend to start off promisingly but almost always lose direction around the halfway mark. The quirky humor you enjoyed so much vanishes...
  • 'Pizza' review: This 'pizza' is stale 18-07-2014 10:34 PM

    Cast: Akshay Oberoi, Parvathy Omanakuttan, Dipannita Sharma Director: Akshay Akkineni Both thrills and logic are in short supply in 'Pizza', remake of the 2012 Tamil super-hit about a timid pizza delivery boy and the repercussions of his supposed brush with the supernatural. The fault lies not in the fact that...
  • Watch: Zoe Saldana talks about 'Guardians of the Galaxy' 15-07-2014 10:58 AM

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Hollywood actress Zoe Saldana her upcoming film 'Guardians of the Galaxy'. Directed by James Gunn, 'Guardians of the Galaxy' starring Zoe Saldana in the lead role. The film is set to be released on August 1. ...
  • e Lounge: In conversation with Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt 13-07-2014 08:32 PM

    In an interview to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Bollywood actors Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt talk about their film 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania'. Also, on the show Varun Dhawan talks about his college days. ...
  • Watch: Zoe Saldana talks about her upcoming movie 'Guardians Of The Galaxy 12-07-2014 02:46 PM

    'Star trek' and the 'Avatar' actor Zoe Saldana speaks to CNN Ibn entertainment editor Rajeev Masand on her upcoming movie 'Guardians Of The Galaxy'. ...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania', 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' 12-07-2014 02:39 PM

    In this episode of Now Showing, CNN IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' and 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'. He also speaks to actor Riteish Deshmukh over the success of 'Ek Villain' and over his upcoming projects. ...
  • 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' review: A blockbuster which offer big thrills 11-07-2014 10:39 PM

    Cast: Andy Serkis, Gary Oldman, Jason Clarke, Toby Kebbell, Keri Russell Director: Matt Reeves A machine-gun wielding angry ape, charging on horseback, spraying bullets at his human adversaries...it's one of those images that'll likely stay with you long after you've watched 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes', the terrific...
  • 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' review: With two terrific leads, the film works despite employing every predictable trope 11-07-2014 10:35 PM

    Cast: Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Ashutosh Rana and Siddharth Shukla Director: Shashank Khaitan In the very opening credits sequence of 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania', the film's hero, played by Varun Dhawan, is seen getting teary eyed as he catches the umpteenth rerun of 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge' on television. Directed...
  • Watch: Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt on their onscreen love story 'Humpty Sharma ki Dulhania' 11-07-2014 10:28 AM

    Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt team up once again for Karan Johar's 'Humpty Sharma ki Dulhania'. They were first seen together in the 2012 hit 'Student of the Year' and now they team up once again for Karan Johar's 'Humpty Sharma ki Dulhania'. CNN Ibn entertainment editor Rajeev Masand takes...
  • e Lounge: Varun, Alia talk about 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' 10-07-2014 05:25 PM

    In an interview to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Bollywood actors Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt talk about their upcoming film 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania'. ...
  • Idol Chat: AR Rahman talks about his music in 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil' 05-07-2014 01:38 PM

    Musician and Indian composer AR Rahman talks about his upcoming film 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil'. Speaking to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand he tells how different this film's music has been from the rest. ...
  • 'The Fault In Our Stars' review: Smart, caustic, funny, this love story will bring you to tears 04-07-2014 10:38 PM

    Cast: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff, Laura Dern, Sam Trammell and Willem Dafoe Director Josh Boone 'The Fault in Our Stars', a love story between two dying teenagers, opens with a voiceover from its leading lady Shailene Woodley, promising that this isn't your typical melodrama that "sugarcoats" the hard...
  • 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil' review: You will be bored out of your mind 04-07-2014 10:35 PM

    Cast: Armaan Jain and Deeksha Seth Director: Arif Ali Remember 'Saathiya', in which Vivek Oberoi and Rani Mukherjee played young sweethearts who elope and marry, only to find themselves constantly bickering and regretting their hasty decision? Now take that film and drain out the crackling chemistry of its leads, wipe...
  • 'Bobby Jasoos' review: Film disappoints, but Vidya shines once again 04-07-2014 10:33 PM

    Cast: Vidya Balan, Ali Fazal, Supriya Pathak, Rajendra Gupta and Tanvi Azmi Director: Samar Shaikh From a bearded old maulvi in the film's opening scene, to a beggar, a bangle-seller, a giant-bosomed TV show producer, even a buck-toothed and balding palm reader, Vidya Balan assumes multiple disguises for her role...
  • e Lounge Unwind: In coversation with AR Rahman 03-07-2014 05:41 PM

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, two-times Academy and Grammy award winner AR Rahman talks about 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil' in which he has composed music. ...
  • When you are in the music world, you are always young: AR Rahman 03-07-2014 11:22 AM

    Ahead of his latest soundtrack for the film Lekar Hum Deewana dil which is a young love story starring newcomers, 48-year-old AR Rahman said "when you are in the music world you are always young, that's one of the reason we never grow up." ...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews ' Ek Villain' and ' Transformers: Age of Extinction' 28-06-2014 09:36 PM

    In this episode of Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Ek Villain' and 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'. ...
  • Idol Chat: Meet stars of ' Lekar Hum Deewana Dil' 28-06-2014 09:25 PM

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to stars of 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil', Armaan Jain and Deeksha Seth. ...
  • Idol chat: Mark Wahlberg on ' Transformers: Age of Extinction' 28-06-2014 09:08 PM

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to Hollywood actor Mark Wahlberg about his movie 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'. ...
  • Now Showing: Rajeev Masand reviews ' Transformers: Age of Extinction' 28-06-2014 08:57 PM

    This week on Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews Mark Wahlberg and Joshua Joyce starrer 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'. ...
  • Now Showing: Rajeev Masand reviews ' Ek Villain' 28-06-2014 08:02 PM

    This week on Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews Siddharth Malhotra and Shraddha Kapoor starrer 'Ek Villain'. ...
  • Star struck by Michelle Obama, says AR Rahman 28-06-2014 08:54 AM

    Two-times Academy and Grammy award winner AR Rahman, in a candid conversation with CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, talks about why he is star struck by the US First Lady, Michelle Obama. ...
  • 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' review: Despite script holes, hammy acting, it is a step up from the last film 27-06-2014 10:33 PM

    Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Joshua Joyce, Harold Attinger, Tessa Yeager Director: Michael Bay More than anything else, you'll wish you'd carried a cushion to watch 'Transformers: Age of Extinction', the noisy fourth entry in Michael Bay's robots-versus-robots film series, which clocks in at a butt-punishing 165 minutes. To be fair, 'Age...
  • 'Ek Villain' review: Moderately fulfilling, the film's real villain is a lousy script 27-06-2014 10:10 PM

    Cast: Sidharth Malhotra, Shraddha Kapoor and Ritesh Deshmukh Director: Mohit Suri Five minutes into Mohit Suri's 'Ek Villain', and a major character is killed off. Great way to get your attention. The rest of the film is divided between flashbacks of a charming love story, and a somewhat unconvincing revenge...
  • Ranbir Kapoor is a great actor, says cousin Armaan Jain 26-06-2014 10:28 AM

    It's raining Kapoors in bollywood. Kareena and Ranbir's cousin, Armaan Jain will be making his debut in 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil' soon. Here is Armaan talking about his equation with Ranbir. ...
  • e Lounge Unwind: In conversation with Mark Wahlberg 25-06-2014 04:55 PM

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Hollywood actor Mark Wahlberg talks about his upcoming movie 'Transformers: Age of Extinction.' ...
  • Stanley Tucci recalls his experience while filming 'Transformers' 24-06-2014 10:17 AM

    Stanley Tucci is the latest addition to the cast of "Transformers'. Speaking about his experience while shooting for the Sci-fi blockbuster Tucci said, "you are always pretending no matter what you doing you know when you are acting its all pretend this just you are pretending little bit more, little...