Khali trained at Rose Bruford, and was nominated for the Spotlight Prize in 2012.
He went straight on to perform in Choir Boy at the Royal Court, before taking on the regular role of Dexter in EastEnders, for which he won Best Newcomer at the National Television Awards 2014, and Best Newcomer at the Inside Soap Awards in 2013.
Khali has appeared in Goodnight Sweetheart (BBC), the short film I’m Dead, the feature film Show Dogs, and workshopped Tree, a collaboration with Bob & Co, and Idris Elba’s company Green Door.
On stage, Khali performed in Machinal at the Almeida Theatre.
For television he has appeared in the new series of Endeavour on ITV and will next appear in Hold the Sunset on BBC1.
Khali will next be seen in Rapman’s new film Blue Story and Steve McQueen’s new series Small Axe on BBC1 .