FANDOM



Kralahome is a character, a monarch and the main antagonist from the 1999 animated film, The King and I. He is voiced by the late Ian Richardson.

Background

Description

Development

Voice

Characterization

Personality

The Kralahome is the Prime Minister of Siam and a very powerful advisor, sorcerer and a diplomatic figure. Also, describing his personality, he is evil, treacherous, villainous and antagonistic (towards Anna).

Plans

He has designs to taking over the rule of Siam. Under his rule, things would have been backwards, not forwards. The people would be ruled by superstition and fear, just the kind of atmosphere that makes people fall prey to his dangerous sorcery. But he first get rid of King Mongkut by overthrowing him.

His plan is to prove to the British that King Mongkut is a barbarian and should be removed from the throne. Someone more in touch with what the people really need should be put in his place, someone like him.

Physical appearance

Kralahome is an slender and muscular man with tan skin, black hair, thin eyebrows, hazel eyes, and has one earring in his right ear.

He wears an crimson-red long-sleeved shirt with a blue stylized medallion with gold edging, black pants, and brown sandals.

For the film's climax where Kralahome plans to kill the king, He wears a black tuxedo jacket, white dress shirt with an red dickey, red waistband, black pants and brown sandals.

For his different attire when he is forced to clean up elephant litter, he now wears a straw hat, dark blue tunic, and brown sandals.

Powers and abilities

He is also the Royal Astrologer and possesses the power to create powerful and nightmarish telekinetic illusions that prey on the fears of his enemies.

History

Role in the film

Kralahome is an evil sorcerer whose main goal and plan is to become king of Siam by overthrowing King Mongkut by sabotaging his reputation a good leader. He believes if harm is done to Anna Leonowens, Louis, Tuptim, and Prince Chulalongkorn then King Mongkut would be considered to be a horrible person and that he would be eliminated from the throne. He could then proceed take over the kingdom and rule it for himself.

Master Little does not feel appreciative of Kralahome as his henchman, hence calling him "stingy" by not sharing the wealth when he becomes king. Kralahome has the power to create illusions with the help of a magical gong that can see all as sort of like a crystal ball and mind powers.

Towards the climax of the film, Kralahome is foiled by Anna's partner, Sir Edward along with the guards for trying to kill King Mongkut, and his plans were uncovered. After he was arrested, his punishment would be permanently working the elephant stables by cleaning their dung with master Little as his boss. He then gets beaten up by Master Little after getting angry about his last tooth falling out.

Other appearances

Games

The King and I Animated Thinking Adventure

Relationships

Quotes

Gallery

WARNER BROS. WIKI LOGO
Warner Bros. Entertainment Wiki has a collection of images and media related to Kralahome.

Trivia

Notes

  • Throughout the climax, The Kralahome's clothing can sometimes change between the shots.
  • He says he hates Pets but ironically he has a pet Chameleon.

Differences from the source material/Cultural references

  • Kralahome appears in the original Rodgers and Hammerstein musical and associated adaptations thereof, but not as a villain; at most, he is mildly antagonistic toward Anna due to cultural differences.

Differences between other villains

v - e - d
Richard Rich - The King and I - Transparent Logo
Media
The King and I (Soundtrack/Video) • The King and I Animated Thinking Adventure
Characters
Anna LeonowensLouis LeonowensKing MongkutMoonsheeRamaTuskerPrince ChulalongkornTuptimThe Royal ChildrenKralahomeMaster LittleSir Edward Ramsey
Songs
I Whistle a Happy TuneHello, Young LoversGetting to Know YouShall I Tell You What I Think of You?A PuzzlementI Have DreamedPrayer to BuddhaShall We Dance?
Locations
The Royal PalaceKralahome's Lair
Objects
The Royal PendantThe Magic Gong
Transportation
See also


v - e - d
Warner bros villains
Comics
DC Comics: JokerLex LuthorDeathstroke
Shorts
Warner Bros. Cartoons: The CrowBeaky BuzzardBluebeardRocky and MugsyYosemite SamElmer FuddMarvin the MartianWile E. CoyoteGossamerThe CrusherWitch HazelToro the Bull
Animated Productions
Animated films: RuberMr. SwackhammerKent MansleyThraxLord BusinessHunterKralahomeDrakeDarla DimpleRockyKing SalazarQueen GnorgaKing LlortMouse KingMouse Queen

Animated television: MandarkSnowballDelightful Children From Down The LaneRed GuyMojo JojoHIMFuzzy LumpkinsThe Gangreen GangFatherTerrenceKing SandyJokerLex LuthorAlexander Luthor Jr.DeathstrokeBlackfireMr. FreezeMr. FizzPrincess MorbucksThe Rowdyruff BoysMr. BossCree LincolnChad DicksonQueen Tyr'ahneeHella, Ramona and AngelicaWinifred ChanticleerNew CadetDrake DarkstarArchduke ZagCounselor DishCatapoidsSinestroRona VipraGeorgiaHelgaEmiliaMartian CenturionCaptain LongThe FuddMartian Commander X-2QuackerCrazy Robot

Live-action Productions
Live-action films: Léon RomMr. ChairmanJokerLex LuthorDeathstrokeLord VoldemortQuirinus QuirrellNaginiThe BasiliskThe Mountain TrollThe Hungarian HorntailDolores UmbridgeDraco MalfoyLucius MalfoyShang TsungFulton GreenwayDorian TyrellThomas GriffinThe Grand High WitchJack TorranceOliver PorterPennywisePazuzu
Video games
Mr. Chairman
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.