Dalip Singh Rana, better known by his ring name The Great Khali, is an Indian and American promoter, actor, powerlifter and professional wrestler best known for his time with WWE. Under the ring name Giant Singh, Singh first became a professional wrestler for All Pro Wrestling (APW) in the United States, making his first appearance in October 2000. He debuted in WWE alongside Daivari and had alliances with Ranjin Singh and Jinder Mahal. However, he spent most of his career as a singles superstar; in 2007, he became WWE's World Heavyweight Champion. Before embarking on his professional wrestling career, he was an officer for the Punjab state police. Known for his great height, in 2014 he was described as the eighth tallest professional wrestler in history.
In a country where cricket is the most popular sport, he created sensation by winning WWE championship in 2007, became one of the most famous athletes and a legend in India. WWE honoured Khali by inducting him in WWE Hall of Fame in 2021
He has appeared in four Hollywood films, two Bollywood films and several television shows. He is the founder and head coach of India's largest professional wrestling promotion, Continental Wrestling Entertainment, founded in 2015.He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame as a member of the 2021 class.