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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Kerala, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Kerala, as in some cases Kerala may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Kerala then your city's claim to fame might be that the actors and actresses listed below are from there as well. There may be a lot of famous athletes, musicians and other famous people that were born in Kerala, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

This list below has a variety of items in it, from Prithviraj Sukumaran to Vidya Balan.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Kerala?" and "Which famous actors were born in Kerala?"

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Adoor Bhasi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Adoor Bhasi Died at 63 (1927-1990) - K. Bhaskaran Nair, known by his stage name Adoor Bhasi, was an Indian film actor and film director from Kerala. Adoor Bhasi was almost always cast as the man who stands next to the hero. His ...more

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Abhinayashree is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Abhinayashree age 29 - Abhinayasree is an actress.

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Abhirami is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Abhirami age 34 - Abhirami is an Indian film actress, who has acted in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada films.

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Adoor Bhavani is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Adoor Bhavani Died at 82 (1927-2009) - Adoor Bhavani was an Indian actress in Malayalam movies, best known for her appearance in the National Award-winning film Chemmeen, directed by Ramu Kariat. She had acted in about 450 films, ...more

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Adoor Pankajam is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Adoor Pankajam Died at 85 (1925-2010) - Adoor Pankajam was an Indian actress, in Malayalam movies. She hailed from Adoor in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala state. Mainly, she was a supporting actress, and a comedian. Her sister ...more

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Ambika is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Ambika age 55 - Ambika is an Indian film actress known for her works predominantly in Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada films. She was also starred in few Telugu films. She was one of the top heroines for an decade ...more

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Ajmal Ameer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Ajmal Ameer Ajmal Ameer is an Indian film actor, who works in the Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu film industries. He has also acted in one English movie. He has won two Filmfare Awards South.

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Aju Varghese is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Aju Varghese age 32 - Aju Varghese is an Indian film actor. He made his debut in 2010 in the Malayalam film, Malarvadi Arts Club under Vineeth Sreenivasan, which was a super hit and since then he is active in the ...more

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Akhila Sasidharan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Akhila Sasidharan age 28 - Akhila Sasidharan is an Indian film actress and dancer.

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Amala Paul is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Amala Paul age 26 - Amala Paul is an Indian film actress, who works in the South Indian film industries. After appearing in supporting roles in the Malayalam film Neelathamara and Veerasekaran in Tamil, she ...more

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Ambili Devi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Ambili Devi age 32 - Ambili Devi is an Indian film actress who appears in Malayalam Films & Serials.

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Ananya is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Ananya age 30 - Ayilya Nair (born 29 March 1987), better known by her stage name Ananya, is an Indian film actress, who appears in Malayalam and Tamil films. She made her acting debut in Malayalam with Positive ...more

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Ann Augustine is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Ann Augustine age 29 - Anate Augustine, better known by her stage name Ann Augustine, is an Indian film actress, who appears in Malayalam films. She is the daughter of Malayalam actor Augustine. She made her debut in ...more

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Annie Shaji Kailas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Annie Shaji Kailas age 39 - Chitra Shaji Kailas, popularly known as Annie is an Indian film actress. Her career spanned a total of three years with sixteen films in Malayalam cinema. Her debut role was in Balachandra ...more

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Anoop Menon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Anoop Menon age 40 - Anoop Menon is an Indian film actor, screenwriter and lyricist. He worked in television before finding success as an actor in films. He won the 2009 Kerala State Film Award for Second Best Actor ...more

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Antony Thekkek is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Antony Thekkek Antony Thekkek, also known as Thampy Antony, is an Indian-American film actor and producer. He is active primarily in Malayalam cinema. He is the elder brother of Malayalam actor Babu Antony.

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Aranmula Ponnamma is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Aranmula Ponnamma Died at 96 (1915-2011) - Aranmulla Ponnamma was an actor.

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Arya is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Arya age 37 - Jamshad Cethirakath, known by his stage name Arya, is an Indian film actor, who mainly appears in Tamil films. He made his breakthrough portraying rogue characters in Vishnuvardhan's Arinthum ...more

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Ashish Vidyarthi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Ashish Vidyarthi age 55 - Ashish Vidyarthi is an Indian film actor known who works in multiple language films. He has won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1995. He is noted for his antagonist

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Ashokan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Ashokan Ashokan is Malayalam actor who is best known for his roles in Peruvazhiyambalam, In Harihar Nagar and Amaram.

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Asif Ali is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Asif Ali age 31 - Asif Ali is an Indian film actor who has starred in Malayalam films. He acts in lead and supporting roles. Ali was born in Karikkode near Thodupuzha in Idukki. His initial schooling was at De ...more

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Asin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Asin age 32 - Asin Thottumkal, known mononymously as Asin, is an Indian actress and trained Bharathanatyam dancer. She began her acting career in the South Indian film industry, but now appears predominantly ...more

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Babloo Prithiveeraj is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Babloo Prithiveeraj age 49 - Babloo Prithiveeraj is an Indian film and television actor concentrating in Tamil and Telugu films. He began his career in Tamil films as a child actor and came back in the late 1980s with low ...more

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Babu Antony is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Babu Antony age 51 - Babu Antony is an Indian film actor. Working primarily in Malayalam cinema, Babu has also acted in other Indian languages films such as Tamil, Telugu and Hindi.. He made his debut in Bharathan's ...more

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Baburaj is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Baburaj Baburaj Jacob, commonly known as Baburaj, is an Indian film actor and director who appears in villain and character roles in Malayalam, Telugu and Hindi films. He became popular thorough Salt N' ...more

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Bahadoor is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Bahadoor Died at 70 (1930-2000) - Kunjalu Kochumoideen Padiyath, known by his stage name Bahadoor, was a Malayalam film comedian who, along with Adoor Bhasi, redefined the way in which comedy and funny scenes were perceived in ...more

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Balachandra Menon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Balachandra Menon age 63 - G. Balachandran Menon is a cinematographer.

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Balachandran Chullikadu is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Balachandran Chullikadu age 60 - Balachandran Chullikkadu is a renowned Malayalam poet, lyricist and film actor.

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Benny is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Benny age 33 - Benny Dayal is an Indian singer. He is a member of the band S5 launched by the channel SS Music. Originally from Kerala, he has worked as a playback singer with many noted composers to produce ...more

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Bhagath Manuel is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Bhagath Manuel age 31 - Bhagath Manuel is a Malayalam film actor, He made his debut in Vineeth Sreenivasan's Malarvadi Arts Club. He is well known for his performance in Doctor Love and Thattathin Marayathu.

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Bhama is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Bhama age 29 - Bhama is an Indian film actress, who has mainly appeared in Malayalam and Kannada language films. She debuted in 2007 through Nivedyam directed by A. K. Lohithadas.

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Bhavana Menon is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Bhavana Menon age 31 - Karthika Menon better known by her stage name Bhavana, is an Indian film actress from Thrissur, Kerala, who works in the South Indian film industry. She made her acting debut in Kamal's Nammal, ...more

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Biju Menon is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Biju Menon age 46 - Biju Menon is an Indian film actor who has starred in over a 100 Malayalam films, along with a couple of Tamil and Telugu films. He appears mostly in supporting roles, but has also acted in lead ...more

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Biju Pappan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Biju Pappan age 48 - Biju Pappan, is a Malayalam actor, His career began in movie in 1991 and continued both in television and films. He is well known for his anti hero roles in Naran and Kayyoppu, which were ...more

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Bobby Kottarakkara is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Bobby Kottarakkara Died at 49 (1952-2001) - Bobby Kottarakkara was a Malayalam film actor. He was born to Pareedkunju Ravuthar at Kottarakkara. He began his acting career on stage. He made his film debut with ...more

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Captain Raju is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Captain Raju age 65 - Captain Raju is a Malayalam film actor. He was born at Omallur in Pathanamthitta District, Kerala. After graduating with a degree in Zoology, Raju joined the Indian Army as an officer at the age ...more

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Chippy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Chippy age 40 - Chippy is an actress in the South Indian film industry and works primarily in Malayalam and Kannada films.She won Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Kannada & Karnataka State Film Award for ...more

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Cochin Haneefa is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Cochin Haneefa Died at 59 (1951-2010) - Salim Ahmed Ghoush, better known by his stage name Cochin Haneefa, was an Indian film actor, director, and screenwriter. He started his career in the 1970s mainly portraying villainous roles, ...more

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Dhanya Mary Varghese is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Dhanya Mary Varghese age 32 - Dhanya Mary is a film actress.

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Dileep is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Dileep age 49 - Dileep is an Indian film actor, singer, impressionist and producer. He has been featured in more than a 100 Malayalam films. Dileep started his film career as an assistant director to Kamal in ...more

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Dinesh Baboo is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Dinesh Baboo age 61 - Dinesh Baboo, is an Indian film director, cinematographer, producer, actor and screenwriter. He has worked in both Malayalam cinema and Kannada cinema. His directorial ventures were chiefly with ...more

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Divya Unni is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Divya Unni age 36 - Divya Unni in Kochi, India) is an Indian actress of Malayalam and Tamil films. She appeared in films like Pranayavarnangal and Bharathan's last movie Churam, in which she acted alongside Manoj ...more

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Dulquar Salman is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Dulquar Salman age 31 - Dulquer Salmaan is an Indian film actor known for his Malayalam and Tamil films. The son of film actor Mammootty, Dulquer made his debut with the Malayalam film Second Show and later starred in ...more

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E.J. Kanam is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
E.J. Kanam Died at 56 (1926-1982) - Elavunkal Joseph Philip, popularly known by his pen name Kanam EJ, was a Malayalam novelist, short story writer, and lyricist. Along with his contemporary, Muttathu Varkey, he was known for his ...more

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Fahadh Faasil is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Fahadh Faasil age 33 - Fahadh Faasil is an Indian film actor known for his work in Malayalam cinema. Fahadh made his debut at the age of 20 in his father Fazil's Kaiyethum Doorath. After a gap of six years, Fahadh ...more

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K. B. Ganesh Kumar is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
K. B. Ganesh Kumar age 51 - Keezhoote Balakrishna Pillai Ganesh Kumar is an Indian film and TV actor and politician. Most recently, he was the Minister for Forests & Environment, Sports and Cinema in the Government of ...more

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Jagathi Sreekumar is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Jagathi Sreekumar age 66 - Sreekumar Achary, better known by his stage name Jagathy Sreekumar, is an Indian film actor know for his work in Malayalam cinema. He has starred in more than 1,500 films in a career spanning ...more

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Gautham Menon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Gautham Menon age 44 - Gautham Vasudev Menon, more commonly known as Gautham Menon, is an Indian film director and producer, who predominantly works in Tamil cinema. Many of his films have been critically acclaimed, ...more

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Geetha Vijayan is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Geetha Vijayan age 45 - Geetha Vijayan is an Indian actress. Geetha made her debut in the Malayalam comedy film In Harihar Nagar which turned out to be a blockbuster. She has since acted in more than 75 Malayalam ...more

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Geetu Mohandas is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Geetu Mohandas age 36 - Geetu Mohandas is a film casting director.