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Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja is also known as Lion of Kerala. He is one of the earliest freedom fighter of India.

Prince & Freedom Fighter

(1753 - 1805)

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William Logan was a Scottish officer of the Madras Civil Service under the British Government. He was conversant in Malayalam.

Author 

(1841 - 1914)

William Logan

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Vengayil Kunhiraman Nayanar was a Malayali essayist and short story writer and a prominent land lord of Malabar. 

Short Story Writer

(1861-1914)

Kunhiraman Nayanar

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Keeleri Kunhirkannan was a martial arts trainer and gymnast. He is known as the Father of Indian Circus.

Martial Arts Trainer & Gymnast

(1858-1939)

Keeleri Kunhikannan

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Chambadan Veedu Narayanan Nair was a popular Kalarippayat practitioner. He is the founder of Kerala Kalari Sangham.

Kalarippayat Practitioner

(1905-1944)

C V Narayanan Nair

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T M Moidu Sahib was a social worker and also the member of Madras Legislative Council of Malabar Muslim Constituency.

Social Worker

(1889-1940)

T M Moidu Sahib

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Janaki Ammal Edavalath Kakkat, is the first Indian woman botanist. She conducted scientific research in cytogenetics.

Botanist

(1897-1984)

E K Janaki Ammal

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Moorkoth Kunhappa was a bureaucrat-turned-journalist born on May 14, 1905 as eldest son of Moorkoth Kumaran.

Writer & Journalist

(1905-1993)

Moorkoth Kunhappa

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Justice Vaidyanathapuram Rama Iyer Krishna Iyer is known as a conscience keeper of justice in India.

Judge

(1914-2014)

V R Krishna Iyer

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N. Prabhakaran is a noted short story writer, novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, educationist, and columnist in Malayalam.

Short Story Writer, Novelist & Poet

(1952-Present)

N Prabhakaran

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Vendi Achuthan is a basketball player from Thalassery and later he worked as a physical education teacher.

Basketball Player

Velandi Achuthan

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Nettur P Damodaran was a prominent politician from Thalassery. He was a member of 1st Lok Sabha of India.

Politician

(1913-1978)

Nettur P Damodaran

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Pinarayi Vijayan is an Indian politician and a member of Marxist party of India, who is the current Chief Minister of Kerala.

Politician

(1945-Present)

Pinarayi Vijayan

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A N Shamseer is an Indian politician and a member of the Kerala Legislative Assembly from the Thalassery constituency.

Politician

(1977-Present)

A N Shamseer

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Madathil Vasudevan, popularly known as M V Devan was an Indian painter, sculptor, writer, art critic and orator.

Painter & Cultural Activist

(1928-2014)

M V Devan

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Krishna Kumar Marar is a teacher, author(Wall Paintings in North Kerala India), artist and photographer from Thalassery.

Painter,Writer & Photographer

Krishna Kumar Marar

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Eranholi Moosa is a  Mappila Singer and actor from Thalassery, Kannur. Most of his mappila songs are very famous.

Singer & Writer

Eranholi Moosa

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Sreenivasan is an Indian film actor, screenwriter, director and producer who works in Malayalam films. 

Director, Actor & Screen Writer

(1956-Present)

Sreenivasan

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Subair was an Indian film actor in Malayalam cinema industry. He was part of Malayalam films for nearly two decades.

Actor 

(1962-2010)

Subair

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Vineeth Sreenivasan is an Indian playback singer, actor, director, producer and screenwriter, who works in Malayalam cinema.

Actor,Director,Singer & Writer

(1985-Present)

Vineeth Sreenivasan

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Shaan Rahma is an Indian music composer and singer, best known for his compositions in Malayalam cinema.

Music Composer & Singer

(1979-Present)

Shaan Rahman

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Shamna Kasim, also known by the stage name Poorna, is a South Indian film actress, classical dancer and model. 

Dancer & Actress

(1989-Present)

Shamna Kasim

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Hermann Gundert is a German missionary, scholar, and linguist. He compiled a Malayalam grammar book for Keralites.

Author & German Missionary

(1814 - 1893)

Hermann Gundert

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Rao Bahadur Oyyarathu Chandhu Menon was Malayalam novelist. He is the author of first Malayalam major novel Indulekha

Novelist 

(1847-1899)

O Chandhu Menon

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Moorkoth Kumaran was a famous teacher, biographer, novelist, poet, critic  and prominent short story writer in Malayalam.

Teacher, Poet & Novelist 

(1874-1941)

Moorkoth Kumaran

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Kannan Bombayo was one of the famous circus performer, student of Keeri Kunhikannan. He was called as jumping devil of India.

Circus Performer

(1907-1939)

Kannan Bombayo

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Mannikoth Ramunni Nair or M R Nair is better known to Malayalis by his pen name Sanjayan. 

Satirist

(1903-1943)

Sanjayan

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Manali Kallat Vainu Bapu was an Indian Astronomer and also the president of International Astronomical Union.

Astronomer

(1927-1982)

Vainu Bappu

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M D Raghavan was one of the famous anthropologist from India. His study about rural life in Kerala earned international fame

Anthropologist

M D Raghavan

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B M Gafoor was an Indian cartoonist and comic artist. He was the founder of Kerala Cartoon Academy. 

Cartoonist & Comic Artist

(1942-2003)

B M Gafoor

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Moorkoth Ramunni was the first pilot from Kerala, who was selected to Air Force during Second World War.

Pilot

(1915-2009)

Moorkoth Ramunni

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T Padmini is the first Major General from Malabar. In 1967, she got selection as a nurse in Indian Military

Major General

T Padmini

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Vatta Parambath Sathyan popularly known as V P Sathyan, was the captain of Indian National Football team(1991-1995).

Football Player

(1965-2006)

V P Sathyan

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NE Balaram was one of the founding leaders of the communist movement in Kerala. He was a marxist ideologue.

Politician

(1919-1994)

N E Balaram

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Kodiyeri Balakrishnan is one of the most prominent and influential political leader from Kerala belonging to communist.

Politician

(1953-Present)

Kodiyeri Balakrishnan

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K Raghavan Master was a Malayalam music composer. He gave new direction and identity to Malayalam music.

Music Composer

(1913-2013)

K Raghavan Master

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Mattanur Sankarankutty is an Indian percussionist who plays the chenda, Thayambakam and Panchari melam.

Percussionist

(1954-Present)

Mattanur Sankarankuty

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Manjula Padmanabhan is one of the famous playwright, journalist, comic strip artist, and children's book author.

Author & Journalist

(1953-Present)

Manjula Padmanabhan

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T V Chandran is an Indian film director, screenwriter, and actor, predominantly working in Malayalam cinema. 

Director, Actor & Screen Writer

(1950-Present)

T V Chandran

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Ashish Vidyarthi is an Indian film actor and motivational speaker, known for his work in 11 different languages.

Actor 

(1962-Present)

Ashish Vidyarthi

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Vineeth is an Indian film actor and classical dancer known for his works predominantly in Malayalam and Tamil cinema.

Actor & Classical Dancer 

(1969-Present)

Vineeth

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Dhyan Sreenivasan is an Indian film actor, Writer and director, who works in Malayalam Cinema.

Actor ,Director & Writer

(1988-Present)

Dhyan Sreenivasan

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Anju Aravind is a South Indian film actress and classical dancer who has starred in Malayalam, Tamil, and Kannada films.

Classical Dancer & Actress

(1978-Present)

Anju Aravind

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