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Singh was secretly controlled by his devious prime minister [[Chattar Lal]] who was a member of the [[Thuggee]] cult. At the urging of his prime minister, in [[1935]] Singh hosted [[the Guardian of Tradition Dinner]] at the palace to raise the status of Pankot among its neighboring principalities, and many dignitaries and merchants were invited. Several unexpected guests arrived and were also brought to the banquet: [[Phillip James Blumburtt|Captain Blumburtt]] and [[Indiana Jones]]. At dinner, both of these men discussed the possibility of a Thuggee revival, and Singh spoke up to cover up the Thuggee presence in the palace, insisting to his subjects that his kingdom would never grant asylum to the [[Thuggee]] cult.
 
Singh was secretly controlled by his devious prime minister [[Chattar Lal]] who was a member of the [[Thuggee]] cult. At the urging of his prime minister, in [[1935]] Singh hosted [[the Guardian of Tradition Dinner]] at the palace to raise the status of Pankot among its neighboring principalities, and many dignitaries and merchants were invited. Several unexpected guests arrived and were also brought to the banquet: [[Phillip James Blumburtt|Captain Blumburtt]] and [[Indiana Jones]]. At dinner, both of these men discussed the possibility of a Thuggee revival, and Singh spoke up to cover up the Thuggee presence in the palace, insisting to his subjects that his kingdom would never grant asylum to the [[Thuggee]] cult.
   
Singh was responsible for torturing [[Indiana Jones]] with a [[kryta]] doll of himself while the archaeologist was foiling the [[Chief Guard|chief Thuggee guard]]. [[Short Round]], who never really liked Singh, stopped the maharaja from doing any further harm, and also freed him from his enslavement by using a torch (just as he had done to free Indy). Grateful to Short Round for liberating him from the [[Black Sleep of the Kali Ma]], but ashamed of himself at the same time, Singh gave directions for escaping the mines to Short Round, and later contacted Captain Blumburtt and his soldiers to help with the liberation of his palace.
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Singh was responsible for torturing [[Indiana Jones]] with a [[kryta]] doll of himself while the archaeologist was foiling the [[Chief Guard|chief Thuggee guard]]. [[Short Round]], who never really liked Singh, stopped the maharaja from doing any further harm beats him almost to death, but Singh grab his knife and stab Short Round in the shoulder. When Singh was about to kill him, Short Round freed him from his enslavement by using a torch (just as he had done to free Indy). Grateful to Short Round for liberating him from the [[Black Sleep of the Kali Ma]], but ashamed of himself at the same time, Singh gave directions for escaping the mines to Short Round, and later contacted Captain Blumburtt and his soldiers to help with the liberation of his palace.
   
 
== Behind the scenes ==
 
== Behind the scenes ==

Revision as of 18:35, February 15, 2012


His Supreme Highness, the Maharajah of Pankot, Zalim Singh was the thirteen-year-old son of Premjit Singh and the prince who ruled over the province of Pankot.

Biography

Singh was secretly controlled by his devious prime minister Chattar Lal who was a member of the Thuggee cult. At the urging of his prime minister, in 1935 Singh hosted the Guardian of Tradition Dinner at the palace to raise the status of Pankot among its neighboring principalities, and many dignitaries and merchants were invited. Several unexpected guests arrived and were also brought to the banquet: Captain Blumburtt and Indiana Jones. At dinner, both of these men discussed the possibility of a Thuggee revival, and Singh spoke up to cover up the Thuggee presence in the palace, insisting to his subjects that his kingdom would never grant asylum to the Thuggee cult.

Singh was responsible for torturing Indiana Jones with a kryta doll of himself while the archaeologist was foiling the chief Thuggee guard. Short Round, who never really liked Singh, stopped the maharaja from doing any further harm beats him almost to death, but Singh grab his knife and stab Short Round in the shoulder. When Singh was about to kill him, Short Round freed him from his enslavement by using a torch (just as he had done to free Indy). Grateful to Short Round for liberating him from the Black Sleep of the Kali Ma, but ashamed of himself at the same time, Singh gave directions for escaping the mines to Short Round, and later contacted Captain Blumburtt and his soldiers to help with the liberation of his palace.

Behind the scenes

In Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Zalim Singh was played by actor Raj Singh.

Appearances

Sources

Notes and references

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