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FC Flash – your guide to all that’s hot and buzzing in pop culture. In Film Companion's Flash, we will give you the low-down on what you need to know in movies, streaming, music and more.

FC Flash – your guide to all that’s hot and buzzing in pop culture. In Film Companion's Flash, we will give you the low-down on what you need to know in movies, streaming, music and more.
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FC Flash – your guide to all that’s hot and buzzing in pop culture. In Film Companion's Flash, we will give you the low-down on what you need to know in movies, streaming, music and more.

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English


Episodes

49: Akshay Kumar as Sooryavanshi, Brahmastra Logo Reveal & More | FC Flash | Anupama Chopra

3/11/2019
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This week on FC Flash, Akshay Kumar announces that Sooryavanshi will arrive in theaters on Eid 2020\. Sooryavanshi is the fourth film in Rohit Shetty’s police universe. Abhishek Chaubey’s Sonchiriya a film, about dakus in an existential crisis, was a critical hit but a commercial failure. It was speculated that one reason might be the Bundelkhandi dialect, which alienated viewers. The film was released with English subtitles but a Hindi dubbed version was also released. The film’s lead...

Duration:00:04:52

48: Priyanka Features in Jonas Brothers’ Sucker, Sara Ali Khan Trolled | FC Flash

3/3/2019
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This week on FC Flash, Period End of Sentence, a short film about menstrual taboos set in a village in India and executive produced by Guneet Monga won the Oscar in the documentary short subject category. Sara Ali Khan shot her first magazine cover with Filmfare. The actor who is on the cover of the magazine’s March issue shot in Kenya with a few Masai tribesmen and women. However, those pictures have not gone down well with the internet. Zee Studios, the producers of Sridevi’s last film Mom...

Duration:00:05:02

47: Salman Khan Launches Notebook, Akshay Kumar in Kesari & More | FC Flash | Film Companion

2/24/2019
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This week on FC Flash, Akshay Kumar unveils Kesari, which also stars Parineeti Chopra. The historical war film is based on the Battle of Saragarhi of 1857. Ritesh Batra directs Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Sanya Malhotra in the film. It tells the story of what transpires when two people from totally different worlds collide. Also, releasing on the same day as Photograoh is Milan Talkies. Filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia returns to hinterland with this one and this time he takes actor Ali Fazal along....

Duration:00:05:13

46: Amol Palekar Shut Down, Anurag Kashyap Takes Over Super 30 & More | FC Flash

2/16/2019
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This week on FC Flash, we discuss the controversy around Amol Palekar's interaction with the National Gallery of Modern Art, the trailer of Sujoy Ghosh's 'Badla' which released this week, Anurag Kashyap taking over the post production of Super 30 and all the other news that made headlines.

Duration:00:05:36

45: Krish & Kangana Battle Over Manikarnika, Priyanka Chopra To Adapt Wild Wild Country | FC Flash

2/2/2019
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This week on FC Flash, the battle over directing credit between director Krish and director-actor Kangana Ranaut intensifies. Priyanka Chopra made an exciting announcement on the Ellen show this week – her and Oscar-winning director Barry Levinson are developing a feature film adaptation of the Netflix documentary Wild Wild Country. Swara Bhasker announced the launch of her production house Kahaniwaley. The first project will be based on the true story of Krishna Sen, also known as Sweety...

Duration:00:04:48

44: 'Bharat' Teaser, Kangana On Karni Sena, 'Total Dhamaal' & 'Luka Chuppi' | FC Flash | Film Companion

1/28/2019
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It's been an action-packed week in entertainment news with Salman Khan dropping the teaser of his much-anticipated film 'Bharat', Kangana Ranaut threatening to destroy the Karni Sena, Prime Minister Modi exclaiming "How's The Josh?" and Guneet Monga's documentary 'Period. End of a Sentence' getting an Oscar nomination. Sneha Menon Desai presents FC Flash.

Duration:00:06:20

43: Rajkumar Hirani In #MeToo row, Priya Varrier to play Sridevi? | FC Flash | Anupama Chopra

1/20/2019
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The biggest news this week was that one of India’s leading director’s Rajkumar Hirani was accused of sexual harassment. Priya Prakash Varrier, whom you might recognize as the wink girl, is making her Hindi film debut with a suspense thriller called Sridevi Bungalow. Taapsee Pannu took to the media to express her displeasure at being unceremoniously dropped from the remake of the 1978 Sanjeev Kumar hit Pati Patni aur Woh. Uri is a hit. The film notched up impressive numbers at the box office...

Duration:00:05:08

42: Gully Boy Trailer Drops, PM Modi’s Selfie with Bollywood & More | FC Flash

1/13/2019
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This week on FC Flash, The Gully Boy trailer drops and creates all the right buzz Vivek Oberoi’s first look in and as PM Narendra Modi is revealed Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets the Bollywood brigade to discuss nation building The Delhi HC quashes PIL against The Accidental PM CBFC cracks down on Cheat India, films titled changed to Why Cheat India Rakesh Roshan diagnosed with early stage throat cancer, undergoes surgery. Comedy collective SnG parts ways

Duration:00:06:27

41: Gully Boy trailer announcement, Modi Biopic & more | FC Flash | Anupama Chopra

1/6/2019
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This week on FC Flash Two luminaries of Indian cinema – actor-writer Kader Khan and director Mrinal Sen, pass away. Zoya Akhtar’s Gully Boy releases three first look posters and a trailer announcement. The film, inspired by the lives of Mumbai rappers Naezy and Divine, stars Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt. The trailer of The Accidental Prime Minister disappeared for a few hours from Youtube. The film, based on former prime minister Manmohan Singh, has generated controversies since the trailer...

Duration:00:04:06

40: Thackeray & The Accidental PM Trailer Talk, Salman Khan’s dance-off & more | Film Companion

12/29/2018
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This week on FC Flash, Sneha Menon Desai decodes the trailers that dropped including Nawazuddin Siddiqui as Thackeray, Anupam Kher in The Accidental Prime Minister and Rajinikanth’s Petta. We take a look at Shah Rukh Khan’s Zero & it’s box-office collections and reviews and ask for your vote on whether Andhadhun should be remade in Tamil. Which was your favourite of the three Salman Khan viral videos this week?

Duration:00:06:34

39: Fake Zero reviews, India at the Oscars, Manikarnika trailer & more | FC Flash | Anupama Chopra

12/22/2018
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This week on Flash - Before the release of Zero, fake handles started to appear on Twitter of film critics, trade journalists and even key distributors tweeting the fake reviews of the film. - Prime Minister Narendra Modi met film industry delegates to discuss the strides being made and to take valuable inputs regarding GST in the sector. Twitterati points out the gender bias in the contingent. - Village Rockstars out from the Oscars, Berlin Film Festival picks Rima Das's film 'Bulbul Can...

Duration:00:04:55

38: Which Film Topped IMDb’s India 2018 List? Gully Boy goes to Berlinale & More | Sneha Menon Desai | FC Flash

12/17/2018
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This Week on FC Flash, Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt starrer Gully Boy directed by Zoya Akhtar has been chosen to be screened at the Berlinale special gala Leading global film website IMDb unveiled their list of top rated Indian films of 2018 and not one but two of Ayushmann Khurrana’s films made the cut. fans of the Thalaiva who were all still cheering the super success of 2.0 were in for another treat – the makers of his next film Petta released this teaser of the film on his birthday....

Duration:00:06:56

37: #DeepVeer Wedding, Netflix Refutes Censorship Report & More | FC Flash | Anupama Chopra

12/1/2018
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This week on FC Flash, Deepika Padukone & Ranveer Singh got married in a private ceremony in Lake Como, Italy. On November 15th, a story on The Print website reported that platforms such as Netflix and Hotstar had agreed to censor their content in India. Netflix however posted a statement saying that they were not present at any such meeting. The Producers Guild of India unanimously passed a resolution to amend its by-laws. It is now mandatory for all members to implement the POSH laws,...

Duration:00:04:58

36: #MeToo Developments, Sacred Games 2 & Deepika-Ranveer wedding | FC Flash | Sneha Menon Desai

12/1/2018
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The top stories on FC Flash The Bombay High Court adjourns Vikas Bahl’s defamation case against Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane and Madhu Mantena to the 21st of November. OTT giant Netflix conducts an independent investigation post which they give a clear chit to Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane and Varun Grover for Sacred Games 2. Kizie Aur Manny actress Sanjana Sanghi dismisses allegations of sexual harassment by her co-star Sushant Singh Rajput. Balekempa producers Zoo...

Duration:00:05:47

1: More #MeToo stories, 20 years of KKHH & more | FC Flash | Anupama Chopra

12/1/2018
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This week on FC Flash, Ashish Patil, vice president of brand partnerships and talent management at Yash Raj Studios and Anirban Blah, co-founder and talent manager at Kwan Entertainment were asked to step down owing to sexual harassment charges. Fox Studios suspended the services of Mukesh Chhabra on Kizzie aur Manny starring Sushant Singh Rajput. There are allegations that Rajput made his co-star Sanjana Sanghi uncomfortable on the sets of the film. The Producers Guild of India called for...

Duration:00:05:49

3: Zero, 2.0 trailers and Priyanka and Deepika’s wedding festivities | FC Flash | Sneha Menon Desai

12/1/2018
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This week on FC Flash As a birthday treat to his fans the makers released the trailer of Shah Rukh Khan’s hugely anticipated film Zero Rajinikanth & Akshay Kumar launch the trailer of the highly anticipated 2.0 in Chennai The teaser to Sushant Singh Rajput’s Kedarnath opposite debutant Sara Ali Khan dropped this week. Richa Chadha unveiled the logo of her next film, a biopic on actress Shakeela. The marketing gimmick around the film Pihu backfires and irks audiences Priyanka Chopra’s friends...

Duration:00:06:07

4: FC Flash | Sneha Menon Desai | Film Companion

12/1/2018
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On this episode of FC Flash we discuss the following news stories: Tanushree Dutta alleges that Nana Patekar sexually harassed her back in 2008\. The film industry comes out in support of her stand. We take a look at the big trailers that released this week from Thugs of Hindostan, Baazaar & Tumbbad. Kalpana Lajmi passes away at the age of 64 owing to multiple organ failure Rima Das urges the government to help her fund the Oscar PR campaign of her film Village Rockstars. The internet trolls...

Duration:00:06:27

2: FC Flash | Anupama Chopra | More #MeToo Stories, Manikarnika Teaser, And More

12/1/2018
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This week the top stories on FC Flash were: 1)Tanushree Dutta versus Nana Patekar continued to dominate the headlines. Patekar denies allegations of intimidation and sexual harassment. He has sent a legal notice to Tanushree. 2) Comedian and YouTuber Utsav Chakraborty was called out on Twitter for sending unsolicited sexually explicit photographs to women. 3) Teasers of Uri and Manikarnika. 4) Deepika Padukone will play acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal in her next film directed by Meghna...

Duration:00:05:08

5: FC Flash | Anupama Chopra | Film Companion

12/1/2018
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Introducing FC Flash, your weekly guide to everything that's buzzing in pop culture. It was a rough week for the makers of #Manmarziyaan and #Loveyatri, we got a first glimpse of #ThugsOfHindostan and #Stree continued its dream run:

Duration:00:05:30

6: FC Flash | Aamir, Akshay, Hrithik Support #MeToo, Phantom Dissolved, And More | Sneha Menon Desai

12/1/2018
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This week the top stories on FC Flash were: 1.Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar & Hrithik Roshan distanced themselves from their upcoming film projects after their directors were pulled up for sexual misconduct. 2\. Phantom films announced that they had shut shop 3\. AIB co-founders Tanmay Bhatt and Gursimran Khamba indefinitely step away from the comedy collective 4\. Allegations of rape surface against Subhash Ghai and Alok Nath 5\. The police act on the complaint filed by Tanushree Dutta and issue...

Duration:00:05:28