The Maharaja of Gaipajama is the hereditary ruler of Gaipajama, a fictional Indian principality located in British India.


Both his father and brother were driven insane by Rajaijah Juice due to their opposition to the opium trade. The Maharaja continues this plight which results on an attempt on his life while sleeping. Fortunately Tintin had placed a dummy in his bed. Later on the Maharaja's son was kidnapped by The Fakir, though he was rescued by Tintin. He appears in both Cigars of the Pharaoh and The Blue Lotus.

The Maharaja as seen in the animated series

The Maharaja as seen in the book series

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