Karan Johar`s `Brothers` slotted for Gandhi Jayanti 2015

IANS| Last Updated: Aug 21, 2014, 18:16 PM IST

Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar Thursday announced that his next co-production "Brothers", starring Akshay Kumar and Sidharth Malhotra will hit the screens on Gandhi Jayanti next year.

"Dharma Productions, Lionsgate, Endemol India present ‘BROTHERS’ directed by Karan Malhotra and starring Akshay Kumar, Sidharth Malhotra, Jacqueline Fernandez and Jackie Shroff. Releasing Oct 2nd, 2015," Karan Johar posted on his Twitter page Thursday.

The filmmaker had introduced Sidharth with "Student Of The Year" in 2012 and in the same year he had launched Karan as director with the "Agneepath" remake.

Meanwhile, on Gandhi Jayanti this year, Bollywood buffs will be treated to Hrithik Roshan-starrer "Bang Bang" and "Haider", which features Shahid Kapoor.