THE LEGEND OF RORO JONGGRANG
The Cast of Roro Jonggrang Drama
Roro Jonggrang : Emma Lirani
Bandung Bondowoso : Yogi Swara
Nanny : Esa Putra
Genie : Krisna
Once upon a time there was a kingdom named Prambanan. The King named Prabu Bhaka, an evil king. No one can defeat him. But One day, a handsome young man with super natural power, named Bandung Bondowoso, defeated and killed Prabu Baka. Prabu Bhaka had a beautiful daughter named Roro Jonggrang. On seeing Princess Roro Jongrang’s Beauty, Bandung Bondowoso felt in love and wanted to marry her. But Roro Jonggrang refused, making Bandung humiliated and offended.
In the Palace Bandung Bondowoso saw Roro Jonggrang ran out of the palace and intended to catch her up.
Bandung Bondowoso : Roro Jonggrang wait me!
Roro Jonggrang : What? I’m sorry Sir I don’t have time for a person like you!
Bandung Bondowoso : But…Why?
Roro Jonggrang : It’s very clear Sir, you have killed my father
Bandung Bondowoso : But Roro Jonggrang are you didn’t realize that your father
is an evil king? He was cruel…
Roro Jonggrang : Excuse me, He is my father! If there is ten, I will give
his ten and zero for you. I’m sorry Sir I have to go now
Roro Jonggrang left Bandung Bondowoso, but Bandung Bondowoso try to stop her.
Bandung Bondowoso : Please Roro Jonggrang would you mind forgive me?!
Roro Jonggrang : What impossible! You know what Sir.. when my eye’s close I see
you truly are which is savage
Roro Jonggrang ran to leave Bandung Bondowoso, but Bandung Bondowoso stop her again
Roro Jonggrang : Would you mind to not disturb me again Sir, you are very
Bandung Bondowoso : I’m so sorry, but this is the truth, I love you since I saw
you and I want you to become my wife
Roro Jonggrang : Are you doing a joke?
Bandung Bondowoso : I’m serious, I can do everything for you
Roro Jonggrang : Make my father alive and go away from this kingdom
Bandung Bondowoso : No, I can’t, there is several thing that I can’t do
Roro jonggrang : Well, this is most unsatisfactory. I’ve supposed that you are
a big fat liar
Bandung Bondoso : But I can do another request Roro…
Roro Jonggrang : Ok ok, you already make me tired Bondowoso. I will marry you,
but you have to present a big wonderful palace with one
thousand sculptures in it. And you have to finish it before
the sun rise
Bandung Bondowoso : I will.. Your majesty
Bandung immediately called his invincible friends for help.
Genie : What I can do for you my lord
Bandung Bondowoso : Would it be possible for you to make a palace with one
thousand sculpture in it?
Genie : Of course, it is quite easy my lord
Bandung Bondowoso : Ok, good. Finish it before the sun rise
Genies : But what for?
Bandung Bondowoso : It’s Roro Jonggrang order. I have to do this to become her
Genies : Ok. don’t worry my lord. We will finish it soon before the sun
Knowing that Bandung Bondowoso used his supernatural power, Roro was worried. It appeared they would finish the work before morning, and would not stop. Suddenly she had an Idea. She awoke her maids and nannies, and asked them to do their daily routines as if morning had come. They also make shadow as if there was a sun in the sky.
Roro Jonggrang : Nanny please help me! I’m in danger
Nanny : What, I don’t understand what do you mean?
Roro Jonggrang : There is no time to explain, just do my order ok? Listen! all
those genies are building the temples, right? So we have to
Nanny : Ok, but how?
Roro Jonggrang : I know! Let’s We stop them by burning the straw and make some
noise by pounding the mortar. The genies will think that sun
is going to rise and they will run away
Nanny : You right! Genies are afraid of sunlight
Roro Jonggrang and nanny succeed. All those genies thought that sun rose. They did not know the light was from the fire that burning the straw. And the noise from pounding the mortar was like the start of a new day. Bandung Bondowoso was angry. He knew Roro Jonggrang just tricked him.
Bandung Bondowoso : You cannot fool me, Roro Jonggrang.! I already have 999
temples. I just need one more temple. Now, I will make you the
With his supernatural power, Bandung Bondowoso made Roro Jonggrang become a statue. Until now, the temples still standing in Prambanan area, Central Java. And the statue named Roro Jonggrang statue.
~ THE END ~