Chandigarh: Wrestler Dilip Singh Rana, popularly known as 'The Great Khali' on Sunday extended his unconditional support to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Sajjan Singh Cheema in Punjab where assembly elections are due next year.
Earlier there were reports that Khali joined the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP.
AAP has emerged as an alternative in Punjab where Akali Dal and Congress have ruled for many years.
Another media report that Navjot Singh Sidhu, who recently quit as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Rajya Sabha MP, is also likely to join AAP on Independence Day.
Best known for his time with WWE, he became the World Heavyweight Champion in 2007. Before becoming professional wrestler, he was an officer for the Punjab state police.
Khali also became a household name with his stint on the reality show 'Bigg Boss' and for his support to controversial television actor Dolly Bindra in the show.