"To all those who asked about my next film, it's '1920: Evil Returns' releasing October 2012," tweeted Aftab.
A supernatural thriller, directed by Bhushan Patel, the film also features actress Tia Bajpai and Vidya Malvade.
The 34-year-old made his Bollywood debut as a child actor with 1987 sci-fi comedy 'Mr. India' and also featured in 'Chaalbaaz' and 'Insaniyat'.
He made his debut as a hero with 'Mast' (1999) opposite Urmila Matondkar and later did films like 'Kasoor', 'Lov Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega', 'Hungama' and 'Masti'.