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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?"

Mohanlal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Mohanlal age 57 - Mohanlal Viswanathan Nair better known as Mohanlal is an Indian actor, film producer, singer and writer best known for his work in Malayalam films. Film critics, contemporaries, and other ...more

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Jagathi Sreekumar is listed (or ranked) 2 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

Ashish Vidyarthi is listed (or ranked) 3 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

Nedumudi Venu is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Nedumudi Venu age 69 - K. Venu Gopal, known popularly by his stage name Nedumudi Venu, is a veteran Malayalam film actor from Kerala, India. He has also written screenplays and has directed one film.

Prithviraj Sukumaran is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Prithviraj Sukumaran age 35 - Prithviraj Sukumaran, credited mononymously as Prithviraj, is an Indian actor, playback singer and producer best known for his work in Malayalam films. He has also acted in a number of Tamil, ...more

Rajyalakshmi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Rajyalakshmi Died at 35 (1930-1965) - Rajyalakshmi is an actress.

Cochin Haneefa is listed (or ranked) 7 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

Radhika Sarathkumar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Radhika Sarathkumar age 53 - Raadhika Sarathkumar is an Indian television and film actress, entrepreneur and producer. She is the founder of Radaan Mediaworks India Limited, which has produced successful serials Chitti, ...more

Salim Kumar is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Salim Kumar age 48 - Salim Kumar is an actor.

Innocent is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Innocent age 69 - Innocent Vareed Thekkethala, popularly known as Innocent, is an Indian film actor and politician. He was born in Irinjalakuda in Thrissur district of Kerala, India. He is one of the most ...more

Thilakan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Thilakan Died at 77 (1935-2012) - Surendranatha Thilakan, known mononymously as Thilakan, was an Indian film and stage actor who had starred in over 200 Malayalam films . Thilakan is regarded as one of the finest actors in ...more

Suresh Gopi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Suresh Gopi age 58 - Suresh Gopinathan, commonly known as Suresh Gopi, is an Indian film actor who has starred in more than 200 Malayalam films. The role of Kannan Perumalayan in Kaliyattam won him the National Film ...more

Asin is listed (or ranked) 13 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

Kalabhavan Mani is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Kalabhavan Mani age 46 - Kalabhavan Mani is an Indian actor and singer. He began his career in Malayalam film industry, later he became a busy artist in Tamil and Telugu industry, especially in villain roles. Although ...more

Jayaram is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Jayaram age 52 - Jayaram Subramaniam, better known as Jayaram, is an Indian film actor who predominantly acts in Malayalam films, and at times in Tamil films. He is also a chenda percussionist and mimic artist. ...more

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Vidya Balan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Vidya Balan age 39 - Vidya Balan is an Indian actress. She has established a career in Bollywood and is the recipient of several awards, including a National Film Award, five Filmfare Awards, and five Screen Awards, ...more

Siddique is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Siddique age 56 - Siddique is a Malayalam film actor, producer, and television compere. He started his film career doing comedy roles and later performed in a variety of roles.

Sreenivasan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Sreenivasan age 61 - Sreenivasan is an Indian film actor, screenwriter, director, and producer known for his work in Malayalam cinema. He has written for over 50 films and has acted in over 200 films. Sreenivasan ...more

Raghuvaran is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Raghuvaran Died at 50 (1958-2008) - Raghuvaran was an Indian actor who predominantly acted in movies made in South India. He became famous for his portrayal of villain and character roles in Tamil films. He has acted in more than ...more

Dileep is listed (or ranked) 20 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

Nayanthara is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Nayanthara age 33 - Nayantara is an Indian film actress from Kerala, who appears in South Indian films. She made her acting debut in the 2003 Malayalam film Manassinakkare and followed with Vismayathumbathu before ...more

Mukesh is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Mukesh age 56 - Mukesh is an Indian film actor and producer known for his work in Malayalam cinema. Mukesh made his debut in the film Baloon. He gained prominence for both his comedy and drama centred roles, in ...more

Neha Dhupia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Neha Dhupia age 37 - Neha Dhupia is an Indian actress who has worked in several superhit Bollywood films. She is a winner of the Femina Miss India title.

Jagadish is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Jagadish age 59 - P. V. Jagadish Kumar, popularly known as Jagadish, is an Indian film actor and screenwriter best known for his comic performances in Malayalam cinema. He became popular through performances in ...more

M. N. Nambiar is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
M. N. Nambiar Died at 89 (1919-2008) - Manjeri Narayanan Nambiar, known as M. N. Nambiar, was a film actor in Tamil cinema who dominated the industry in the role of villain for around 50 years. Also known as Nambiar swami or Maha ...more

Jayasurya is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Jayasurya age 39 - Jayasurya is an Indian film actor, film producer, mimicry artist and a singer. He has starred in more than 75 Malayalam films, and is a notable figure in the industry through portraying diverse ...more

Saikumar is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Saikumar age 54 - Saikumar, also credited as Sai Kumar, is an Indian film actor known for his villainous roles in the Malayalam films. Saikumar debuted in the 1977 film Vidarunna Mottukal as child artist. He ...more

Manoj K. Jayan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Manoj K. Jayan age 51 - Manoj Kadampoothramadam Jayan is an Indian actor popularly knows as Manoj K Jayan who mainly acts in Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu films. Manoj won three Kerala State Second Best Actor awards, ...more

Biju Menon is listed (or ranked) 29 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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K.P.A.C. Lalitha is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
K.P.A.C. Lalitha age 67 - Maheshwari Amma, better known by her stage name K.P.A.C. Lalitha, is an Indian film and stage actress who works primarily in Malayalam cinema. She was married to late filmmaker Bharathan.

Kay Kay Menon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Kay Kay Menon age 49 - Kay Kay Menon is an actor.

Rajan P. Dev is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Rajan P. Dev Died at 58 (1951-2009) - Rajan P Dev was an Indian film and stage actor. He was born in Cherthala in the Alappuzha district of the former state Thiru-Kochi. He had acted in over 140 films in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and ...more

Revathi is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Revathi age 51 - Asha Kutty, known by stage name Revathi, is an Indian film actress and film director, who predominantly appears in Tamil, Malayalam, and Telugu films. She has also starred in a few Kannada and ...more

Maniyanpilla Raju is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Maniyanpilla Raju age 62 - Maniyanpilla Rajum is a film producer.

Bhavana Menon is listed (or ranked) 35 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

Kuthiravattam Pappu is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Kuthiravattam Pappu Died at 64 (1936-2000) - Kuthiravattam Pappu, often credited as Pappu, was a popular Indian stage and film actor. His repertoire of acting was based on his unique style and use of the Kozhikodan dialect, impeccable ...more

Lalu Alex is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Lalu Alex age 63 - Lalu Alex is a famous Malayalam film actor.

Urvashi is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Urvashi age 50 - Kavitha Ranjini, known by stage name Urvashi, is an Indian film actress and producer. She was a prominent lead actress from 1983 to 1999. She was known for her work in Malayalam, Tamil films. ...more

Indrans is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Indrans age 59 - Indrans Surendran is an actor.

Meera Jasmine is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Meera Jasmine age 35 - Meera Jasmine, born Jasmine Mary Joseph, is an Indian actress from Thiruvalla, Kerala, who appears in South Indian cinema. She won the National Film Award for Best Actress in 2004 and is a ...more

Mamukkoya is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Mamukkoya age 71 - Mamukkoya is a popular Malayalam comedian actor. His unique usage of Mappila dialect and style marks his presence in the industry. He has acted in more than 450 Malayalam films and is the first ...more

Suraj Venjaramoodu is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Suraj Venjaramoodu age 41 - Suraj Venjaramood is a National Award winning Indian film actor and impersonator who has starred in over 100 Malayalam films. He mainly plays comedy roles, though he has played some character ...more

Vineeth is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Vineeth age 48 - Vineeth is an Indian film actor and classical dancer known for his works predominantly in Malayalam cinema and Tamil cinema. He was also starred in few Telugu, Kannada and Bollywood films.

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Kavya Madhavan is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Kavya Madhavan age 33 - Kavya Madhavan is an Indian film actress who predominantly works in Malayalam cinema. She made her debut in Pookkalam Varavayi as a child artist. As a heroine Kavya's debut film was Lal Jose's ...more

Navya Nair is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Navya Nair age 32 - Dhanya Veena, better known by her stage name Navya Nair, is an Indian actress who works in Malayalam, Tamil, and Kannada films. She is well established in Malayalam. She is two time recipient of ...more

K. R. Vijaya is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
K. R. Vijaya age 69 - K. R. Vijaya is an Indian actress who has starred in Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu films. She started her career in the 1960s. She has been acting for more than four decades now in South Indian ...more

Padmini is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Padmini Died at 74 (1932-2006) - Padmini was an Indian actress and trained Bharathanatyam dancer, who acted in over 250 Indian films. She acted in the Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi language films. Padmini, with her elder ...more

Prathapachandran is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Prathapachandran Died at 63 (1941-2004) - Prathapachandran was a Malayalam film actor who left a vivid impression through his dramatic portrayal of villainous and character roles in over 300 movies. He was born in 1941 at Omallur in ...more

Priyamani is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Priyamani age 33 - Priyamani is an Indian film actress and model, who appears mainly in films made in southern India. Priyamani was born in a family with roots in Palakkad and grew up in Bengaluru. She made her ...more

Oduvil Unnikrishnan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Actors From Kerala
Oduvil Unnikrishnan Died at 62 (1944-2006) - Oduvil Unnikrishnan was an award-winning Indian film actor known for his versatile acting skills, shown in his portrayal of classical ancient aristocratic personalities in Malayalam cinema with ...more