Born on 27 August 1972 in Himachal Pradesh, Dilip Singh Rana has turned 48 today. He is the first Indian to win the World Heavyweight Championship in WWE history.
The Great Khali is a professional wrestler, who has made his own identity in the entire world today. You must have seen ‘The Great Khali’ in the WWE licking the opposing player. Born on 27 August 1972 in Himachal Pradesh, Dilip Singh Rana has turned 48 today. He is the first Indian to win the World Heavyweight Championship in WWE history. Today we are going to tell you some such things related to his life on the occasion of his birthday, about which you have probably never heard before.
Khali has worked hard to reach the point where he is today. Khali, 7 feet one inch tall, has worked in Hollywood and Bollywood films. Khali was born into a peasant family. He was tall since childhood, which was the result of a disease called acromegaly. Khali’s childhood was spent in poverty, even his family did not have enough money to teach him. They had to work as hard as other brothers to meet household expenses.
Dileep had to go to barefoot wages to run the expenses of the family. Dilip Singh was thrown out for not depositing fees in the school. That day Khali had decided that he would one day show himself as a big man. He used to work as a gardener in the village to earn five rupees daily at the age of just 8 years.
Such bad luck
When Rana was working as a security guard in Shimla, a police officer from the neighboring state of Punjab caught sight of him. He helped many Punjab Police employees to become international players. He was inducted into the Punjab Police in 1993. After this Khali never looked back and started body building while living in the police force. He was soon selected for special wrestling training in the United States. He initially wrestled in Japan and Mexico. Khali has also been a part of ‘Bigg Boss’, he got a lot of love from the audience while staying at home. He was the runner up for this show. Khali takes 20 boiled eggs, 10 glasses of juice and 10 liters of milk every evening. Khali became the first Indian professional wrestler to sign a contract by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on 2 January 2006.