Former film journalist Rajeev Masand, who recently became the COO of the Dharma Productions’ talent wing Dharma Cornerstone Agency, is undergoing treatment at the Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai, after having tested positive for COVID 19, earlier last week.
With his oxygen levels dipping rapidly, Masand had to be hospitalized. Bollywood celebrities and film journalists from the media circle in Mumbai have expressed their concerns on social media.
Actor Swara Bhasker tweeted, “Praying for you @RajeevMasand”.
Indian filmmaker and social activist Ashoke Pandit tweeted, “Wishing you A speedy recovery #RajeevMasand. Our prayers are with you and your family . Get well soon .”
Renowned film critic and colleague Raja Sen wrote, “@RajeevMasand has been hospitalised for COVID. Take care and get well soon, man. You can beat this.”
In a career spanning over 25 years, Masand’s views and observations upon cinema has deeply influenced the viewing aesthetes of young cinema lovers in India and across the world. He was appointed as the COO of Dharma Cornerstone Agency in January 2021, which aims at promoting and nurturing young actors.