Mumbai, Sept. 18 -- Actor Imran Khan on Monday took to his social media and revealed that actor Ajay Devgn was the first choice for director Vishal Bhardwaj's film 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola'.

Taking to Instagram, Imran shared a throwback picture from the film which he captioned, "I was never supposed to be Matru. The film was launched with Ajay Devgn attached as Matru, but he chose to withdraw before filming could commence. I was riding high off the back-to-back successes of Delhi Belly and MBKD, and close to wrapping the shoot of EMAET when I got the call; Vishal Bhardwaj wanted to meet me! I was thrilled. He told me about his passion project, a story he had been carrying close to his heart."

"It was a film about greed, the economic ...