WWE wrestler Dalip Singh Rana, better known as ‘The Great Khali’, is making his debut in a Tollywood film titled Narendra, directed by Jayanth C. Paranji. The director has roped in the seven-footer to play a key role in his sports drama. The popular wrestler is set to play an Afghani character. Khali has loved Jayanth’s story and has immediately agreed to come on board.
Khali has been a part of quite a few Hollywood films. He has also made appearances in Bollywood films and appeared on Season 4 of the reality show Big Boss. Director Jayanth makes a comeback with this sports drama and is really exited to collaborate with the famous wrestler.
The film will see debutantes Nilesh Eti and Izabelle Leiti in the lead roles. The director has said that Khali will enjoy a lot of screen time as it is a well fleshed out character that the wrestler will be playing. Jayanth was really glad that Khali liked the story, as this is the first time that he will be directing a story that he has written. Khali will be joining the team for shoot in February and he is looking forward to mouthing the Telugu dialogues.