Dalip Singh Rana better known by his ring name The Great Khali, is an Indian American professional wrestler, actor, and powerlifter. He is currently signed with WWE. Dalip Singh first became a professional wrestler for All Pro Wrestling (APW) in the United States, making his first appearance in October 2000. In August 2001, Singh joined New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW). On 2 January 2006, Singh became the first Indian professional wrestler to be signed to a contract by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). He was deployed at Deep South Wrestling, where he wrestled under his real name. He debuted on WWE television on the 7 April 2006 episode of SmackDown!, attacking The Undertaker and leaving him defenceless during his match with Mark Henry. On the 30 April 2007 edition of Raw, Khali attacked WWE Champion John Cena, sending a message that he wanted Cena's title. The next week on Raw, Khali defeated Michaels in a No. 1 contender's match for the WWE Championship at Judgment Day. On 26 April, Khali was drafted to back to SmackDown as part of the 2011 Supplemental Draft. Outside of wrestling, he has also appeared in some television series and movies. He has appeared in four Hollywood films as well as two Bollywood films.