Years Janja rushes forward but his two henchmen fall onto him from above. Her stage name is from the family name of her first husband, painter Aydin Aghdashloo. After planting the idea of speaking with Scar in her head, Ushari returns to Janja, who heard everything. This brown-cream color is also present on her muzzle, her underbelly and her paws. His muzzle is gray. Join the community to add your comment. In 1987, Aghdashloo married actor/playwright Houshang Touzie. This angers Janja, causing him to attack Jasiri. their attention at once. Originally, Janja's clan was lead by a female hyena named Shenzi, who lived in the Elephant Graveyard under the reign of King Mufasa. The Guard leap into action, with Kion reclaiming the melon from Janja. Suddenly, an entity rises from the volcano, laughing menacingly. They did not have children and were divorced in 1979, when she left Iran for England at the start of the Iranian Revolution. Janja introduces Nne to Kion so he can make his getaway and meets up with the rest of his clan after the guard chases them out of the herd, and then Beshte sends them flying. Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie, United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, https://lionguard.fandom.com/wiki/Shohreh_Aghdashloo?oldid=249292. Janna dies peacefully in her sleep. Janja also has a sense of humor and a fondness of witticism; he will occasionally make jokes and clever remarks. Janja can be seen on a cave painting in the Lair of the Lion Guard. "They should know they don't stand a chance", Shocked to see that Scar wanted to kill him. Makini is a young, dainty mandrill with grey fur covering her body with a pale gray underbelly. The monitor lizard bites Kion, Fuli, and Beshte, before being scared away by Bunga's flatulence. Erin Fitzgerald is a Canadian-American voice actress and actress. Since the beginning of the series, Janja has been shown to have deep admiration and respect for Scar. He also has a strong dislike and disdain for jackals, believing them to be "annoying" and regarding their intelligence as inferior to that of his own species. However. Featured in collections. [4] As shown in many episodes, Janja harbors a deep hatred for the Lion Guard, especially Kion and his Roar. However, he soon hears the voices of the Lion Guard, telling them that they're surrounded and that they should leave and let the impalas go. SHOW COMMENTS (0) FRANCHISE RELATED. Kion peers down at them from above and orders them to leave and they do as instructed. Janja VOICE Andrew Kishino. They run into a large canyon, where they fool the Lion Guard into getting lost inside. Prior to The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar. If the Guard choose Ono's route, Janja leaves his prisoners on a rock surrounded by lava in the Outlands. The song is performed as a musical number by Scar, who lusts for the position as king of the Pride Lands.Scar is inspired to develop a plot for both his brother Mufasa and his nephew Simba to be murdered, and tells about this plan through song to a large army of spotted hyena minions by his pledge to spare the hungry animals from starvation if they provide him with assistance. Kion explains that he and his friend, Ono, have come for healing. However, the Lion Guard arrive, causing Janja to sarcastically tell them that they'll return them once they've drunk the water from them. Kion tackles him and pins him to the ground, but Chungu sent flying by one of the zebras, collides with him and knocks Kion away, freeing Janja. TV Show: The Lion Guard Franchise: Lion King She also played supporting roles in films such as X-Men: The Last Stand as Dr. Kavita Rao, The Lake House, The Nativity Story as Elizabeth, and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2. https://lionguard.fandom.com/wiki/Janja?oldid=370742. Presumably, sometime after gaining control of the Roar of the Elders, Askari was appointed the leader of the first Lion Guard and assembled a team of lions, who are comprised of the fastest, bravest, strongest, and keenest of sight in the entire Pride Lands. "Let's bring back a legend, a legend of darkness tonight". As a young eagle like Beshte and Ono not much about Anga changes except that she's now smaller.Anga has purple and white feathers with black and white underlining. Janja did frequently refer to the other members of his clan as "fur-brains", showing that he did not respect them. [1] However, his plots have yet to entirely succeed, due to the interference of the Guard and overlooked details. She has three brothers: Shahram, Shahriar, and Shahrokh. His muzzle is gray. Janja later instructs Tamaa to say what he told him to say but to sound as though he were Kion. The Lion Guard is an American animated television series developed by Ford Riley and based on Disney's 1994 film The Lion King. [, Aghdashloo currently stars on Syfy's acclaimed television series The Expanse, as UN Deputy Undersecretary of Executive Administration Chrisjen Avasarala, a "smart and passionate member of a political family legacy who has risen high in the ranks of Earth's governing body without once standing for election. It's funny how things work out. He also displays a newfound respect for the Circle of Life and vows to stop any animal in the Outlands that tries to threaten it. He follows them to the entrance of the Lair of the Lion Guard and slithers back to tell the others of his findings. Despite his ferocity and sharp intellect, Janja is somewhat of a coward, usually only choosing to fight when the odds are in his favor (when his clan has an advantage in numbers)[2]. Janja, Cheezi, and Chungu are in the Pride Lands. Once she arrived in England, she earned a Bachelor's degree in international relations at Brunel University because of her interest in politics after having to leave her home country. However, Janja proved to have at least some good in him in "The Hyena Resistance" when Jasiri saved his life. A shot of Queen Janna from The Lion Guard. He has large ears that curve to a sharp point, with his left ear bearing a visible notch. They all go different ways and soon realize that they have gotten themselves lost in their own trap. Affiliations His nose, feet, and the upper side of his tail are black. Shohreh Aghadashloo is an Iranian-American actress. After Janja attempts carry out another of Scar's plans to destroy the Lion Guard only to find that Scar was also planning to get rid of him and his clan for possibly betraying him, Janja realized that Scar never cared for him and finally switches sides. Home Shohreh Aghdashloo At the volcano, they trip over Ushari, and their arguing awakens Scar. Gender Janja argues, telling him that she's The Worst Hyena We Know, and of her friendship with the Lion Guard, and love for the Circle of Life. He is also something of a sore loser in the face of defeat. 323 Favourites. Janja and his crew go on a night hunt in the Pride Lands until the Lion Guard enters the scene thanks to a little bat alerting them. . All of the plush versions of him have his ear notch on the wrong ear, His ear notch is on his right ear, when the plush versions have it on the left. "There ain't nothing you can do to stop us.". Nationality He insulted and mocked them frequently, but did not like being laughed at himself. Rani is a slender lioness, with chestnut brown fur and a dark brown stripe running down her back. He is the main antagonist of The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar and a major antagonist of The Lion Guard, serving as one of the main antagonists of Season 1 and, alongside Ushari and Kiburi, one of the three secondary antagonists of Season 2 (behind Scar) before reforming in Season 3 when he joined Jasiri's Clan. This moment alone causes the skinks (who had been secretly watching) to question Janja's loyalty. Hyena (by Kion, Azaad) Boss (by Cheezi, Chungu, Nne & Tano)Fur-Brain (by Nne, Tano & Reirei)Coward (by Scar), Boss (by Cheezi, Chungu, Nne & Tano)Fur-Brain (by Nne, Tano & Reirei)Coward (by Scar), –Janja’s reformation, Battle for the Pride Lands. Janja also welcomes Kiburi and starts to ask Scar more about his plan, eager to learn more. Janja looks similar to Banzai and Cheezi looks similar to Ed. Although he is still somewhat cowardly, he will do what he can to help his new friends and has proven himself as trustworthy as Jasiri. She is the voice of Queen Janna in The Lion Guard. The Lion Guard consists of a group of lions (though with the latest Lion Guard iteration, various animals), with the job of protecting the Pride Lands from danger, including all those that live in it, and keeping the balance of the Circle of Life intact. Janja, Cheezi, and Chungu are in the Outlands when they hear the sound of a young zebra braying, which got raws. Ushari is surprised to hear that only one hyena was able to defeat all three of them, but Janja states Jasiri is not ordinary hyena and that "She's fearless or something". Movies: The Lion King (2019), The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar, The Lion King II: Simba's Pride. So in this, a year passed and King Kion and Queen Rani rule the "Tree Of Life ." Jasiri stops them and mocks Janja for not marking his turf for the Dry Season. Janja denies his request, pointing out that Tamaa still could be useful to him. She served as the Queen of the Tree of Life until her death due to old age as her granddaughter Rani becomes the new queen of the Tree of Life. Defeated, they return to the Outlands. The series was first broadcast with a television film titled The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar on Disney Channel on November 22, 2015, and began airing as a TV series on January 15, 2016, on Disney Junior. Janja tries to make an excuse for his actions before fleeing with Cheezi and Chungu further into the Outlands. 1280x720px 59.17 KB. Alignment Her nose is dark-pink. Janja watches Ushari speak with Rafiki's apprentice, Makini, who confirms the ability to speak with Mufasa. At some point in his life, he also met the friendly female hyena Jasiri, but due to Jasiri's core beliefs towards the Circle of Life, they quickly became bitter enemies, with Janja, at some point, threatening Jasiri with her life should she invade his territory. If the Guard choose Bunga's route, they find Janja, Cheezi and Chungu fast asleep having taken a nap along the way back home. Surak is a helpful and friendly male lion. In the same year, she also portrayed Sajida Talfah in the HBO original miniseries House of Saddam for which she received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie. The tip of her tail tuft is dark-brown. Having found a patch of Tikiti Melons, Janja orders Cheezi and Chungu to steal them. Erin Fitzgerald, Actress: Ask the StoryBots. Back in the Pride Lands, the hyenas meet up with Kenge, and Janja announces that he's definitely not little. they all circle around Muhimu and the baby zebra, and Kion declares that they won't make it easy for Janja. Janja is the third villain, after Makuu and the. She has a dark-grey beak and a black crown on her head. The impalas eventually flee, and the trio of hyenas give chase. When Chungu asks his leader if they can eat it, Janja replies unenthusiastically that they can, still disappointed with their earlier fails. 1976-present Her eyes are yellow and blue and her feet are dark gray. The top of her ears are lined with a similar brown, and her pink inner ears have dark brown fur underneath. Janja then fights the Lion Guard and sustains an injury, though eventually, he comes face to face with Kion himself. Queen Janna is a female lion character in the TV series "The Lion Guard". Although there were shown to be no female hyenas in the clan so it's likely that Janja was a last resort. However, after Mufasa's son Simba returned to Pride Rock, the hyenas betrayed and murdered Scar, before running away from the Pride Lands. Following this exposure, Aghdashloo had a prominent recurring role on Season 4 of the Fox television series 24, playing Dina Araz, a terrorist undercover in Los Angeles as a well-to-do housewife and mother. With the volcano erupting, Janja returns to the volcano, where Ushari is not having any luck in summoning Scar. This same brown fur collars her neck. After Scar is defeated, Janja happily volunteers Jasiri as the new leader of the Outlands. Birthplace BIG wild cats by rave09. Agdashloo continues to act in films, such as The Odd Life of Timothy Green, Septembers of Shiraz and Star Trek Beyond; and on television, guest-starring on series such as House, M.D., Mina Bin Laden from The Simpsons, Grimm, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and NCIS. A new queen of the Tree of Life must be named when the old Queen Janna passes away. Her eyes are green while her eyebrows are light-brown. Rani introduces the Lion Guard to her grandmother, Janna. The Lion King. As Kion and Janja grew older ever since that fateful day, they have retained their rivalry, which would grow stronger as Kion would become the leader of the Lion Guard. Comments Add a Comment . Aghdashloo was born in Tehran, Iran, as Shohreh Vaziri-Tabar, the daughter of Effie (néeal-Sadat) and Anushiravan Vaziri-Tabar. One day, when Janja was still a young pup, he and his gang attempted to steal an egg from the Pride Lands. Andrew Kishino Janja is shown to become kinder since his reformation, being one of the first animals along with Jasiri and Anga to show concern over Kion and Ono's injuries after defeating Scar. Suddenly Scar appears and suggests adding her to their "Collective". Night Pride by Through-the-movies. With Kion about to leave, Janja taunts Kion, saying that they'll keep coming back again and again to harm Kion's family and that there's nothing he can do to stop them. Janja is a smoky gray spotted hyena with a grayish-beige underbelly. 26-sep-2019 - The Lion Guard - The Tree of Life, Rani talks to her grandmother, Queen Janna It wasn't that long before Queen Rani took the throne after her grandma, Queen Janna, died. Janja agrees to let him gather information, but they will be following him, just in case. The Lion Guard Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. Toward her hands and feet are bands of dark brown fur, which are longer near her hands. Although hesitant to believe him, Janja starts to warm up to the snake after he mentions the possibility of speaking with Scar. Back at the Outlands volcano, Ushari discusses the latest information with Janja's clan and continues to explain how they need a Bakora Staff and for Kion to use his Roar of the Elders. He also looks to care about his clan and their safety. In a fit of fury, the hyena grabs the staff from the cobra and throws it into the lava below. He orders them to catch it, but the two hyenas are too amused by his jokes. Janna has light-brown fur. 5K Views. Trending: 185th This Week. True to his name, Janja is very crafty and sly, though he sometimes has difficulty grasping simple concepts. He has also become honest as he says Jasiri is the one that's worthy of leading the Outlands and not him. He is notably the only hyena in his clan who uses cunning to obtain what he wants. He also has dark gray spots across his back and a ridge of black fur running along his head and upper neck that juts back in sharp spikes. Along with the above, Janja is the leader of his clan, despite females usually leading a hyena clan, such as Shenzi from the original film, and Jasiri. [3] Protective of his territory, he does not tolerate intruders and will attack those who invade his land. After Janja reminds them that his food, they soon comply, and the six wind up in a large open space. Born Jasiri rushes away with Janja to save them. Rather then scorn her, he expressed great shock and confusion at why she helped him. Janja ends up landing on Ushari and retreats with his clan. Franchise: Lion King American Iranian Janja, Cheezi, and Chungu return to the volcano, and after Ushari asks how it went, they tell Ushari of the fight with Jasiri. Ushari waits in the volcano, while the hyenas get a staff and a loved one to lure Kion in. The Lion Guard Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. She has three big, dark-brown spots on her right shoulder and four as well on her rear hind leg, along with two beneath her eyes. By albinoWolf58 Watch. The under side of his tail is a beige color. The under side of his tail is a beige color. Although Janja refuses her offer for him to join the Hyena Resistance, he hesitates for a moment leaving Jasiri feeling confident he will come around in time. The Guard use Termites to break open a thorn cage that they have placed the duo in and, when they awake, the bugs bite Janja's nose. Janja's Clan (formerly)OutlandersArmy of Scar (formerly) Jasiri's enforcer Jasiri's ClanHyena Resistance Janja is a smoky gray spotted hyena with a grayish-beige underbelly. Shows: The Lion Guard, Timon & Pumbaa. He also appears somewhat threatened by Scar's new leadership over him and his clan, and asserts to his minions that they still have to listen to him, but still acknowledges Scar as their true boss for fear of stirring his wrath. After exchanging some words, Ono swoops down to Kion and informs him that Kiara has been saved.