Bollywood superstar Sunny Deol has landed in fresh trouble. An FIR has been registered against him for violating moral ethics and hurting religious sentiments in his forthcoming film Mohalla Assi .

Hindustan Times reported that a complaint has been filed with the police in Varanasi against Deol and director Chandra Prakash Dwivedi over the use of abuses in the upcoming film.

Hindustan Times

The complainant, which is a social organisation, has alleged that the film has not only violated moral ethics, but shows Varanasi in poor light.

“The film hurts religious sentiments and we cannot allow such a film to be released,” the complainant has said.

The film is based on a novel Kashi Ka Assi — written by noted Hindi writer Kashinath Singh.Deol plays the lead role of a Sanskrit teacher and an orthodox religious priest aka a p undit while Sakshi Tanwar plays his wife. The film also stars Ravi Kishen.