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Saluk, the meanest of the forty thieves.
Saluk, the meanest of the forty thieves.

Saluk, voiced by Jerry Orbach is the villain of the Disney film Aladdin and the King of Thieves. He is a ruthless, violent brute, and he seems to have pleasure in killing. Jerry Orbach as Detective Lennie Briscoe in Law & Order Jerome Bernard Orbach (October 20, 1935 – December 28, 2004) was an American actor best known for his starring role as wisecracking NYPD Detective Lennie Briscoe in the Law & Order television series, and for his musical theater roles. ... Aladdin and the King of Thieves is a direct-to-video animated film made by Disney, first released in Finland in 1995 and in the US and other countries in 1996. ...

When Aladdin learns that his father is with the forty thieves, he assumes that he is their prisoner. It, however turns out that his father, Cassim is their leader. The only one of the thieves who doesn't like to have Cassim as a leader is Saluk. When Aladdin arrives at the thieves lair Saluk, angry at Cassim for leading them to a failed attempt to steal an oricle from Aladdin's vedding, attempts to kill Cassim, but Aladdin saves him. Saluk then confesses the other thieves that they must kill Aladdin, since he knows about their hideout. Cassim hasn't got much authority over the thieves, but wants to spare Aladdin's life, so he gives Aladdin the chance to fight for his life. Saluk instantly voltuners to be "the one to test him". Aladdin eventually defeats Saluk, who falls down a cliff during the fight. But Saluk survives, and thinks he's been replaced by Aladdin, making him tell Razoul, the captain of the guard in Agrabah, the location of the thieves hideout. When Razoul has arrested the thieves Saluk finds out that Cassim and Aladdin are not among them (they had left to join Aladdin's vedding). When Saluk hears that Aladdin is in Agrabah, he assumes Cassim is too, and has him arrested. Then he returnes to the thieves lair, and convinces the remaining seven thieves that it was actually Cassim who gave up the location of the hideout. Then Cassim escapes from prison, with Aladdin's help and steals the oracle. Cassim attempts to use it to find the hand of Midas, which can turn anything into gold. When Cassim and Iago arrive at the thieves lair Saluk has them tied up and they sail away, trying to find the Vanishing Island, where the hand of Midas is, with the oracle's help. Iago escapes however and tells Aladdin. Aladdin & co follow the thieves to the Vanishing Island, where it comes to a great battle. Saluk ends up accidentally turning himself into gold by touching the hand of Midas. Iago from Aladdin, imitating Jafar. ...

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Saluk: Agrabah's enemies



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