Hadji Raheed Singh is one of the main characters of Hanna-Barbera's 1960s Jonny Quest series as well as The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest, Cartoon Network's 1990s reimagining of classic JQ. He is Jonny's adoptive brother, who is very interested in science and technology. He is also the Sultan of Bangalore, India.

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Basic dataEdit


In-Universe Information Hadji photo
Full name: Hadji Raheed Singh
Alias: Hadj
Age: 16
Known relatives: Haresh Singh (father, deceased); Neela Singh (mother); Dr. Benton Quest (adoptive father); Jonny Quest (adoptive brother)
Physical features: Shoulder-length black hair, dark eyes
Typical attire: Purple T-shirt, dark pants, white turban (season one). Yellow shirt, red vest, khaki pants, white turban (season two)
Production Information
Created by: Joseph Barbera, Doug Wildey
Overall first appearance: Jonny Quest, episode 1: "The Mystery of the Druids"
TRAJQ first appearance: Episode 1, "The Darkest Fathoms"
Voiced by: Michael Benyaer (season one), Rob Paulsen (season two)



In-depth character backgroundEdit

Hadji Singh is a close friend of Jonny Quest and Dr. Benton Quest's adopted son, found in the classic episode "Calcutta Adventure." Hadji studied yoga and eastern mysticism while growing up, gaining abilities such as body temperature and breathing regulation. He often exhibits a fatalistic, calculated outlook towards most situations, contrasted with Jonny's impulsiveness. He is considered to be Sikh from the turban and having "Singh" in his name.


Hadji is level-headed, smart and reserved, a foil to Jonny. Hadji also has mystical prowess and is skilled at hypnosis.

Also, due to his distant personality and tendency to hide his feelings, some fans consider him to be an iconic figure for "in closet" youth gays.


Include creator's details about how the character of Hadji Singh was initially conceptualized.

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