Emraan Hashmi is taking on the Indian education system in his next.

The actor will be co-producing Cheat India, a film that he claims will be a landmark in his career.

According to Hindustan Times, the film revolves around the corruption within the education system.

"The script and title of Cheat India are supremely powerful. This is among the most engaging and riveting stories I’ve read in a while and I am thrilled to be essaying what I believe will be a landmark role in my filmography. I am also looking forward to working with some formidable partners - Soumik, an amazing storyteller," says Emraan Hashmi in a statement.

The actor, who will also be starring in the film, took to social media to post the news.

The film will be a joint production between Emraan Hashmi Films, T-Series and Ellipsis by Tanuj Garg and Atul Kasbekar.

Cheat India will be directed by Soumik Sen, who claims that "this film is for every Indian student who is under pressure to excel in a competitive environment. Today’s youth will hugely relate to Cheat India."

Emraan Hashmi has taken this project on after spy-thriller Captain Nawab,

*Cheat India is slated for release in February 2019.