King of Panchala, Drona's friend, father of Draupadi who became the wife of the Pandavas.
Drupada, Drupad, Dhrupada, or Dhrupad. Also known as Yajnasena, is a character in the Mahābhārata. He is king of the land of Southern Panchala. The capital was known as Kamapilya. His father's name was Prishata.