Dalip Singh Rana (born on 27th Aug 1972) is an Indian-born pro wrestler, best known by his ring name The Great Khali. He is also work as a promoter, model, and actor. Today (27 Aug 2020) is his 48th Birthday. Khali is best known for his work in WWE. In fact, he is the 1st Indian to win the World Heavyweight Championship in WWE history. He was born to Jwala Ram (father) and Tandi Devi (mother). He had married to Harminder Kaur on 27th Feb 2002.
From striving to get a proper meal 2 times a day to winning the (WWE) Championship and becoming an international celebrity. This is an amazing Journey of “The Great Khali”.
However, Khali stays away from alcohol or tobacco; to keeps up his exquisite body. Also, Rana’s workout schedule comprises two hours of weight training, every day morning and evening. Maintaining its size requires a strict daily diet plan: one gallon of milk, five chickens and 6-12 eggs, along with chapatis, juice and fruit.
Height: 7 ft 1 in (216 cm)
Weight: 347 lb (157 kg)
From 2006 to 2014, Rana, a pro wrestler since 2000, was most prominently affiliated with WWE. At there, he performed under the name of “The Great Khali“. In fact, before entering to his pro wrestling career, he was an officer for the Punjab Police. He has also starred in 4 Hollywood movies, 2 Bollywood films and many TV shows.
Some Significant Achievements of Khali
- World heavyweight champion in 2007
- Slammy Award in 2008
- Runner-up in Big Boss Season 4
- Got the award as best supporting actor in Blue Story movie.
- 2 times winner of CWE Championship
Khali suffers from acromegaly, a medical disorder that frequently linked with gigantism. Acromegaly might cause serious disease and life-threatening problems if untreated. People can see that his bone structure is ‘not normal’ in his legs, to say the least.
However, on 28 May 2001, Brian Ong died after receiving a flapjack wrestling move from Khali. Ong had suffered a past concussion during the session; but the trainers gave him a lower evaluation for not avoiding injuries. Also, told him to continue training.
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