Bhaiaji Superhit, starring Sunny Deol in a double role, will be released on October 19, the makers announced on Tuesday. Directed by Neerraj Pathak and produced by Metro Movies, the action-comedy is centred on a gangster who wants to become an actor and brings together “to vastly different worlds of Bollywood and the UP underworld”, according to the official synopsis. The cast also includes Preity Zinta, Arshad Warsi, Shreyas Talpade, Ameesha Patel, Sanjay Mishra, Brijendra Kala, Jaydeep Alahwat, Mukul Dev, Pankaj Tripathi and Pankaj Jha.

Pathak has previously directed Gumnaam: The Mystery (2008) and Right Yaa Wrong (2010).

Deol will next be seen in Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se, which will be released on August 31. This is the third film in the Yamla Pagla Deewana series, which stars brothers Sunny and Bobby Deol and their father, Dharmendra.