The Great Khali is the ring name of Dalip Singh Rana, who is an Indian American professional wrestler, actor, and promoter. He is presently affiliated with the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). In a career spanning 17 years, he has used several ring names, the most prominent of which is ‘The Great Khali. Coming from a humble background, Rana initially did some odd jobs to make the ends meet before becoming an officer with the ‘Punjab State Police’. He began to workout at the local gym in his leisure time and honed his wrestling skills. He travelled to the US for specialised wrestling training and for better opportunities. With a 2.16 m frame, he soon caught the attention of multiple promotions. He was initially trained by the California-based promotion ‘All Pro Wrestling’ (APW) and accumulated further experience by working for the ‘World Championship Wrestling’ (WCW) and ‘New Japan Pro-Wrestling’ (NJPW). His debut on WWE television came about in 2006, making him the first-ever Indian-born professional wrestler to do so. During his first run with the promotion that lasted till 2014, he wrestled and beat the likes of The Undertaker, Big Show, and John Cena. In 2017, he made his WWE return on the ‘SmackDown’ Pay-per-view event, ‘Battleground’.