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Kerala, a state in southern India, has been the birthplace of many notable individuals who have made significant contributions in various fields. Here are some famous people from Kerala:

M. T. Vasudevan Nair: M. T. Vasudevan Nair is a celebrated Malayalam writer and screenwriter. He has received several awards for his contributions to Malayalam literature, including the Jnanpith Award, India's highest literary honor.

O. N. V. Kurup: O. N. V. Kurup was a prominent Malayalam poet and lyricist. He is known for his soulful and socially relevant poetry and has written lyrics for numerous Malayalam films.

Arundhati Roy: Arundhati Roy is an acclaimed author and activist. She gained international recognition for her debut novel, "The God of Small Things," which won the Man Booker Prize in 1997.

K. J. Yesudas: K. J. Yesudas is a legendary playback singer in the Indian film industry. He has lent his melodious voice to thousands of songs in various languages, including Malayalam, Tamil, and Hindi.

Mammootty: Mammootty is a highly acclaimed actor in the Malayalam film industry. He has appeared in over 400 films and has won several awards for his versatile performances.

Shashi Tharoor: Shashi Tharoor is a renowned politician, diplomat, and author. He has served as a Member of Parliament and held various ministerial positions in the Indian government. Tharoor is also a prolific writer and has authored numerous books.

Mohanlal: Mohanlal is a popular actor in the Malayalam film industry. He is known for his versatile acting skills and has won several awards, including the National Film Award and the Padma Shri.

Raja Ravi Varma: Raja Ravi Varma was a celebrated painter and artist from Kerala. He is considered one of the greatest painters in Indian history and is known for his realistic portrayal of mythological and historical characters.

Sreesanth: Sreesanth is a former cricketer who represented the Indian national team. He was known for his aggressive fast bowling and was a part of the Indian team that won the 2007 ICC World Twenty20.

List of Famous Personalities of Kerala : Actor, Actress, Politicians, Astrologers, Singers, Musicians, Poets, novelists, lyricist, directors, producers, mural artists, dancers etc.

  • Sri. Kudamaloor Sarma : Sri. Kudamaloor Sarma, the renowned Astrologer of India famous for immaculate power in solving problems.
  • Shobana : As a Bharatanatyam dancer Shobana is known for her fine dedication of this classical art form.
  • Fr. Abel : The website is a tribute to Fr. Abel - the founder president of Kalabhavan and the writer of lot of Malayalam Christian Songs, died after a cardiac arrest on October 26 at Thodupuzha.
  • Koottickal Jayachandran : Koottickal Jayachandran is the first male presenter on Malayalam Television with top popularity. He anchors Comedy Time, a programme on Surya TV.
  • K.S. Chitra : K. S. Chithra credited as Chitra, is a six time National film awards winning singer who has made her mark in the Indian playback industry.
  • Irayimman Thampi : Ravi Varman Thampi better known as Irayimman Thampi was a famous Carnatic musician as well as a music composer from Kerala, India.
  • Kavalam Narayana Panicker : Kavalam Narayana Panicker is a renowned dramatist and poet. He is the Founding Director of Sopanam.
  • A. K. Antony : A. K. Antony is a well known for his clean non-corrupted character
  • Mannath Padmanabhan : Sri. Mannath Padmanabhan was a legendary personality who dedicated his life to the upliftment of the society and Nair community.
  • P. Kesavadev : P. Kesavadev created a milestone in the history of Malayalam literature, where the peasants, Beggars, farmers prostitutes etc became heroes and heroines.