General Araiyan is a cavalry hero in Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition - Dynasties of India. He has a unique appearance. As a hero, he cannot be converted and can regenerate health.
Araiyan Rajarajan was also known as Vikrama Chola (Tamil: விக்ரம சோழ சோழியவரையனான அரையன் ராஜராஜன், Vikrama Chozha Chozhiyavaraiyanaan Araiyan Rajarajan). He was the younger son of Rajaraja I. Araiyan was the Dandanatha or commander-in-chief of the chola army during the reign of his brother Rajendra Chola. He was also the highest ranking general among other 43 generals of Rajendra I who led the Chola expedition to North India.