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|gender=Male
 
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|profession=Chieftain of [[Mayapore]]}}
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The '''Chieftain''' was the leader of the small [[India|Indian]] village of [[Mayapore]].
   
{{Quote|They took the stones from here.|Chieftain|Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom}}
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==Biography==
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[[Mayapore|Mayapore Village]] had been beset by plague and famine as a result of the [[Thuggee]] taking Sivalinga, their sacred [[Sankara Stones|Sankara Stone]]. Worse, the Thuggee also kidnapped and enslaved their children. When [[Indiana Jones]] crashlanded near Mayapore with [[Willie Scott]] and [[Short Round]] in [[1935]], the Chieftain, along with [[Marhan]] the shaman, believed they had been sent by [[Shiva]] to recover their children and the stone.
The '''Chieftain''' was the leader of the small [[India|Indian]] village of [[Mayapore]], which had been beset by plague and famine as a result of the [[Thuggee]] taking Sivalinga, their sacred [[Sankara Stones|Sankara Stone]]. Worse, the Thuggee also kidnapped and enslaved their children. When [[Indiana Jones]] crashlanded near Mayapore with [[Willie Scott]] and [[Short Round]], the Chieftain, along with [[Marhan]] the shaman, believed they had been sent by [[Shiva]] to recover their children and the stone.
 
   
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==Personality and traits==
 
The Chieftain was a friendly and soft-spoken man, and seemed to defer to Marhan in matters concerning Sivalinga. It was he who explained to Jones where the stone had been taken from.
 
The Chieftain was a friendly and soft-spoken man, and seemed to defer to Marhan in matters concerning Sivalinga. It was he who explained to Jones where the stone had been taken from.
   
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==Behind the scenes==
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The role of the Chieftain was portrayed by [[Dharmadasa Kuruppu]] in ''[[Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom]]''.
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
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*[[Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (novel)|''Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom'' novel]]
 
*[[Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (novel)|''Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom'' novel]]
 
*[[Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (comic)|''Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom'' comic]]
 
*[[Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (comic)|''Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom'' comic]]
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*''[[LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures]]'' {{Nc}}
   
 
==Sources==
 
==Sources==
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*''[[Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom: The Illustrated Screenplay]]''
 
*''[[Indiana Jones: The Ultimate Guide]]''
 
*''[[Indiana Jones: The Ultimate Guide]]''
 
 
[[Category:Characters appearing in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom]]
 
[[Category:Characters appearing in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom]]
 
[[Category:Indians]]
 
[[Category:Indians]]
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[[Category:Political leaders]]

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The Chieftain was the leader of the small Indian village of Mayapore.

BiographyEdit

Mayapore Village had been beset by plague and famine as a result of the Thuggee taking Sivalinga, their sacred Sankara Stone. Worse, the Thuggee also kidnapped and enslaved their children. When Indiana Jones crashlanded near Mayapore with Willie Scott and Short Round in 1935, the Chieftain, along with Marhan the shaman, believed they had been sent by Shiva to recover their children and the stone.

Personality and traitsEdit

The Chieftain was a friendly and soft-spoken man, and seemed to defer to Marhan in matters concerning Sivalinga. It was he who explained to Jones where the stone had been taken from.

Behind the scenesEdit

The role of the Chieftain was portrayed by Dharmadasa Kuruppu in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.

AppearancesEdit

SourcesEdit

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