Djali is a supporting character in Disney's 1996 film The Hunchback of Notre Dame and its sequel. He is the goat who is constantly assisting Esmeralda and dances along with her to earn coins because of poverty. Djali also has a craving for wooden carvings and hates heights. He is voiced by Frank Welker.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Djali's first appearance was in the 1996 movie The Hunchback of Notre Dame. S/he stars as Esmerelda's sidekick and helps her escape trouble many times throughout the film. Despite his low appearance, he is well-loved by fans. S/he seems to be shy as Esmeralda says s/he "does not take kindly to strangers".
The Hunchback of Notre Dame II
Djali reappears in the sequel and is still being harassed by Hugo, who is madly in love with the goat. Near the end of the film, Djali accepts Hugo and the two finally proclaim their love.
- Despite being male in the movie, ("He doesn't take too kindly to strangers" -Esmeralda) Djali is shown returning Hugo's romantic affections by the end of the first film, and throughout the second, implying a subtle hint at homosexuality.
- In the novel, Djali is female and can do tricks (such as telling time and doing impressions of public figures) for money, in addition to dancing with Esmeralda.