Khalid Abdalla to play Princess Diana's alleged boyfriend in new season of 'The Crown'

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New Delhi, India Published: Sep 24, 2021, 10:44 AM(IST)

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Australian actress Elizabeth Debicki has replaced British star, Emma Corrin as Diana.

Actor Khalid Abdalla has bagged a key role in the fifth season of Netflix`s hit series 'The Crown'.

According to Variety, the makers have cast Khalid as Dodi Fayed, who was Princess Diana`s alleged boyfriend at the time of her death. Also, Salim Daw will be seen essaying the role of Dodi`s father, billionaire and former Harrods owner Mohamed Al-Fayed.

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For the unversed, Australian actress Elizabeth Debicki has replaced British star, Emma Corrin, as Diana in the upcoming season of the Emmy-winning show.

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Reportedly, Diana became romantically involved with Dodi in the summer of 1997. Their brief union caused a paparazzi frenzy that ended only when they both died in a tragic car crash in Paris just a few months later. 

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