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This article is about the campaign. For the hero unit, see Rajendra Chola.
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Rajendra is a campaign in Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition - Dynasties of India. It focuses on the conquests of Rajendra Chola I (971 – 1044), the most successful ruler of the Chola dynasty who carried out a military expedition to the Ganges and a campaign against the Srivijaya. During his reign, the Chola dynasty becomes the most important dynasty in South Asia with their campaigns essential to the control over the Indian Ocean spice trade.


The dread of inevitable corruption plagues the ambitious Rajendra Chola as he navigates the harsh political climate of south India. Can Rajendra escape moral decay as he expands the empire that he inherited from his father, or is his fear of corruption the true enemy within? In this campaign, you will play as the Dravidians.
—In-game campaign description

The Rajendra campaign map in Dynasties of India.

The Rajendra campaign consists of 5 scenarios. The player plays as the Dravidians, and the player color is red.

  1. The Successor
  2. Deeds of the Father
  3. Rising Star
  4. Sacred Waters
  5. Slaying the Vritra

The campaign is narrated by Rajendra Chola himself.