WWE World Heavyweight Champion, The Great Khali alias Dalip Singh Rana, is all set to enter the Tollywood industry. The wrestler, who has starred in several Hollywood and Bollywood movies, will be making his Telugu debut with director Jayanth C Paranj’s next titled Narendra. The film, which is a boxing drama will see Khali playing a pivotal role.
Besides The Great Khali, Narendra will also star Nilesh Eti and Izabelle Leiti in lead roles. Bollywood music composer Ram Sampath will, reportedly, compose the music of the film. Produced by Eshaan Entertainments, the team of Narendra has reportedly completed its first schedule.
Khali has appeared in Hollywood movies such as The Longest Yard, Get Smart and MacGruber. He has also made cameo appearances in the NBC series Outsourced and the Disney Channel series Pair of Kings.
In Bollywood, Khali has featured in two movies Kushti and Rama: The Saviour. He was also a participant in the controversial show Bigg Boss season 4.
Khali hails from Ghiraina village in Sirmour district, Himachal Pradesh. After having worked as a labourer in many parts of Himachal Pradesh, 7.1 ft tall Khali was first noticed by a Punjab police officer who took him to Punjab and recruited him to the force. He became a wrestler and later migrated to the US.
Khali, who became a US citizen in 2014 lives with his wife and daughter in Houston. He owns a liquor business in the US which is being handled by his brother.
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