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List of Ezhavas

Ezhava is community of Kerala, India. Here is a list of some prominent personalities who are born in the Ezhava caste.

contents:

1 Goddess
2 Saint Prophet and Guru
3 Spiritual leaders
4 Martial Arts Experts
5 Social reformers
6 Political leaders
7 Famous physicians and surgeons
8 Artists and actors
9 Literary figures
10 Sports
11 Scientists
12 Mathematicians
13 Engineers
14 Freedom Fighters
15 Business figures
16 Journalists
17 Bureaucrats and Police officers
18 Economists
19 Military Commanders and others associated with Military services
20 Famous People in Judiciary
21 References



1[edit] Goddess
Maalikapurathamma (sabarimala temple,kerala)

2[edit] Saint Prophet and Guru

Sree Narayana Guru

3[edit] Spiritual leaders

Vagbhatananda Gurudevar
Nataraja Guru
Guru Nitya Chaitanya Yati
Karunakara Guru
Guru Muni Narayana Prasad
Bodhananda Swamikal
Sankarananda Swamikal
Dharmaskandha
Swami Swaroopananda, Former Madathipathi of Sivagiri Mutt
Swami Saswathikananda, Former Madathipathi of Sivagiri Mutt
Swami Prakashananda, Current Madathipathi of Sivagiri Mutt
Paravoor Sreedharan Thanthrikal
Poonjaar Karthikeyan Thanthrikal

4[edit] Martial Arts Experts

Aromal Chekavar
Unniyarcha
Aromal Unni
Kannappan Unni
Arattupuzha Velayudha Panicker
Akathayyadi panicker - Chief commandor of ilayidath swaroopam(Kottarakkara kingdom)
Ambanattu panicker - Chief commandor of chempakassery Kingdom. Ref: Pathonmpatham noottandile keralam by Bhaskaranunni
Lokanatha Panicker - Chief commandor of kayamkulam kingdom
Patheenatha Panicker - Son of Lokanatha Panicker, Chief commander of kayamkulam kingdom who defeated Marathanda varma of travancore 3 times. The name of his tharavadau is Varanappally near kayamkulam where Sree Narayana Guru lived during his education from Kummapally Raman Pilla Asan. Ref: KK SN Directory.
Renakeerthy chekavar - Commandor of Marthandavarma. Ref: Travancore state manual.
Aringodar
Kurroolli Chekon known as Kadathanadan Simham, was an Thiyya warrior lived in the 19th century in South Malabar who fought against the caste oppression by the Savarnas.
Kottakkal kanaran gurukkal he was the guru of C V Narayanan nair who started CVN kalari.
Keeleri Kunhikannan a circus legend from thalassery. Hitler called him the jumping devil of India.
Muthedath Aramanakkal Kelappan Mannanar - An ezhava king from north malabar. Ref:Sree Narayana guru suvarna rekhakal by G.Priyadarsan
Manakkadan Kunhambu Gurikkal- conducted a kathakali yogam in Erannholi
Karithotta Kochukunju Assan
Sri. Balakrishnan Munduchirayil, Kalari and Marma (vadakkan sampradayam) expert in Alappuzha
Panayam parambil Kittunni conducted a circus named Malabar Cannanore Circus in the year 1913

5[edit] Social reformers

Padmanabhan Palpu
Kumaran Asan
Sahodaran Ayyappan
TK Madhavan
Mithavaadi Krishnan
Koru Vaidyar
Manakkadan Kunhambu Gurikkal,resided at Eranholi,thalassery (organised a Kaliyogam in Eranholi and taught Kathakali whom belong to thiyya community)
Panayam parambil Kittunni conducted a circus named Malabar Cannanore Circus in the year 1913
Smt.T.K.Narayani Amma, Founder of Sree Narayana Vilasam Sadanam popularly known as S.N.V Sadanam, a group of working women's hostel in Kerala

6[edit] Political leaders

C. Kesavan,Former Chief Minister of Erstwhile Princely State of Travancore-Cochin
R. Sankar,Former Chief Minister of Kerala, Former General Secretary,S.N.D.P Yogam,Former Secretary, S.N. Trusts
V. S. Achuthanandan,Current Chief Minister of Kerala
Vayalar Ravi,Current Union Cabinet Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs
Mullappally Ramachandran,Current Union Minister of State for Home
V. M. Sudheeran,Former Speaker,Minister of Kerala
Pinarayi Vijayan,Current State Secretary & Polit Bureau Member of C.P.I(M)
K.K.Viswanathan, Former Governor of Gujarat, Former President, S.N.D.P Yogam
Benoy Viswam,Current Minister for Forests,Kerala
K.P.Rajendran,Current Minister for Revenue,Kerala
C.Divakaran,Current Minister for Food,Kerala
Mullakkara Ratnakaran,Current Minister for Agriculture,Kerala
P.K.Gurudasan,Current Minister for Labour,Kerala
Arangil Sreedharan,Former Union Minister of State
T.K. Divakaran,Former Minister of Kerala
Vakkom B. Purushothaman,Former Speaker,Minister of Kerala,Former Lt.Governor, Andaman Nicobar Islands
T. K. Ramakrishnan,Former Home Minister of Kerala
P.S.Sreenivasan,Former Revenue Minister of Kerala
K.R. Gowri Amma,First woman Minister in Kerala
M.Kamalam,Second woman Minister in Kerala
M.T.Padma,Third woman Minister in Kerala
Susheela Gopalan, Fourth woman Minister in Kerala
E. Balanandan,Former Polit Bureau Member of C.P.I(M)
P.K.Gopalakrishnan, Former Dy.Speaker Kerala , WInner of Kerala Sahitya academy award
Varkala Radhakrishnan,Former Speaker of Kerala
Veliyam Bharghavan,Current State Secretary of C.P.I
Pannyan Raveendran, Former State Assistant Secretary of C.P.I
K. Pankajakshan,Former All India General Secretary of R.S.P
P. Vijayadas,Former M.L.A, K.P.C.C Executive member,Trivandrum District Cooperative Bank Chairman
Prof. T.J.Chandrachoodan,Current All India General Secretary of R.S.P
C. V. Padmarajan,Former Minister of Kerala
Kadavoor Sivadasan,Former Minister of Kerala
V.V.Raghavan,Former Minister of Kerala
M.K.Raghavan,Former Minister of Kerala, Former General Secretary, S.N.D.P Yogam & S.N.Trusts
K.P.Viswanathan,Former Minister of Kerala
K.P.Prabhakaran,Former Minister of Kerala
M.K.Hemachandran,Former Minister of Kerala, Former Chairman, Kerala Public Service Commission
Adv.A.Sujana Pal,Former Minister of Kerala
A.C.Shanmugha Das,Former Minister of Kerala
C.K.Nanu,Former Minister of Kerala
Thachadi Prabhakaran,Former Finance Minister of Kerala
N.Sreenivasan,Former Excise Minister of Kerala
Babu Divakaran,Former Minister of Kerala
Adoor Prakash, Former Minister of Kerala
Krishnan Kaniyamparambil,Former Minister of Kerala
C K Chandrappan,Former M.P
N.N. Krishnadas,Former M.P
K. P. Dhanapalan,Current M.P from Chalakkudy Constituency
P.Karunakaran,Current M.P from Kasaragod Constituency
K.Sudhakaran,Current M.P from Kannur Constituency
Adv.Sampath,Current M.P from Attingal Constituency
K.Babu,Current M.L.A,Tripunithura
C.M.Dinesh Mani,Current M.L.A,Palluruthy,Former Mayor,Kochi
C. K. Manisankar,Current Deputy Mayor,Kochi
Nettur P Damodaran
J. Chitharanjan
R. Sugathan
T.K.Madhavan
K. Damodaran
V.Velankutty Master
Shobha Surendran,B.J.P Leader
M.V.Jayarajan,C.P.I(M) Leader

7[edit] Famous physicians and surgeons

Itty Achuthan,Source Provider to the compilation of 'Hortus Malabaricus'
Perunnelli Krishnan Vaidyar
Dr.P.Chandramohan,Cardiothoracic surgeon,Vice Chancellor,Kannur University(Former Vice President,Sree Narayana Samskarika Samithi)
Late Dr.C.O.Karunakaran The founder of Thiruvananthapuram Medical college and its first principal. This is the first medical college in Kerala state. He was the president of the Indian Medical Association. Is the younger brother of the late C.O.Madhavan, former Chief Secretary.
Dr.C.K.Ramachandran,Former Principal Calicut Medical College
Dr.P.K.Gopalakrishnan,Dermatologist,Kochi
Dr. V.V.Baashi,Cardio Thoracic Surgeon,Chennai
Dr.S.K.Sreekumar,Embryologist,Infertility Specialist,Bangaluru
Dr.R.V.Jayakumar,Endocrinologist
Dr.K.Venugopal. Chest Physician and Researcher,PP Unit. Medical College, Alappuzha, Ph 9447162224
Dr.P.R. Sreelatha,Paediatrician, Asso Prof, Medical College Alappuzha
Dr.K.Jagadeesan,A leading transplant surgeon of international repute and recipient of B.C.Roy award is the Founder-Director of K.J.Hospital and Chairman of K.J.Research Foundation. He served as the Honorary Surgeon to the President of India. Presently he is the President of International Medical Sciences Academy and Overseas Advisor to the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.
Dr.N.S.D.Raju, Ophthalmic Surgeon
Dr.Aysha Guharaj,Former Principal Calicut Medical College
Dr.Dayananda Babu,Former Professor of Surgery, Kottayam Medical College
M.P.Kunjan Vaidyan,Former Principal,Govt. Ayurveda College,Tripunithura
Dr.C.Ratnakaran,Former Principal,Govt. Ayurveda College,Tripunithura
N.K.Padmanabhan Vaidyar,(Developer of 'Kamilari')
K.I Krishnan Vaidyan,Former Professor in Panchakarma,Govt. Ayurveda College,Tripunithura and Founder of Cochin Arya Vaidya Sala
Dr.Shaji Prabhakaran,Neurologist
C. R. Kesavan Vaidyar,Founder of Chandrika Soap
Dr.K.R.Rajappan,Plastic Surgeon,Chairman,Sree Narayana Medical College,North Parur, Son-in law of C. R. Kesavan Vaidyar
Dr.K.K.Gopinathan,Medical Director,Edappal Hospitals,Infertility Specialist
Dr.K.K.Rahulan,Former President,SNDP Yogam
Dr.M.N.Soman,Surgeon,Current President,SNDP Yogam
Dr.S.K.Anilkumar,Managing Director of Kerala Ayurveda Pharmacy Ltd,Aluva
Dr.Saroja Rahulan,West Fort Hospitals,Thrissur
Dr.T.K.Jayaraj,Chairman P.V.S Hospitals, Kozhikkode
Dr.P.K.Rajeev,Neonatologist, Amritha Hospitals, Kochi
Dr.Shanta Madhavan, Gynecologist
Dr.C.R.Agnivesh,Principal, Nangema Ayurveda College, Kolenchery
Dr. Diljit Karayil
Dr.Girija Gurudas,Gynecologist
Dr.G.G.Velayudhan,Gynecologist
Dr.Bahuleyan,Neurologist,Chairman Indo American Hospitals, Vaikom
Dr.R.Sivadasan, Neurologist, Medical College, Trivandrum.
Dr.N.K.Jayaram,Homeopath, Tripunithura,Founder President of Institute of Homeopaths Kerala
Pokancherry House, Pokancherry Vaidyars were the Rajya Vaidyars of the Samoodiri Rajah, At present there are 4 Ayurvedic Physicians, among them are Dr. Jayatilakan who is a renowned for his cardiological wonders, Dr. Premlal, he was the Director of all kerala ayurvedic Drs.
Kakanatt Mami Vaidyar Rajya Vaidyar of Maharaja of Kochi, Guru of Keshavan Vaidyar
Dr Subhash CRAFT infertility clinic in Kodungallur
Kayikkara Govindan Vaidyar translated the Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita to Malayalam from Sanskrit
Dr.Sudheendra Ghosh- Famous pulmonologist of Trivandrum.Head of department,Respiratory medicine,Pulayanarkottah,Trivandrum.Nephew of late Dr.C.O.Karunakaran
Perunelli Krishnan Vaidyar
Dr.Sunil Rahulan Urologist
Dr.Ayyathan Gopalan Psychiatrist, Supdt Mental Hospital, Freedom fighter (grandfather of ex-minister Adv. A.Sujanapal)
Dr.K.Rajogopalan D A M (Diploma in Ayurveda) and M B B S. Recipient of many awards including Padmasree. President of Association of Ayurvedic physicians of Kerala
Dr.G.Vijayaraghavan Famous cardiologist. Now the Vice Chairman of KIMS Hospital,Thiruvananthapuram
Dr T.K Ravi Ayurvedic Physician and Managing Director of Cochin Ariya Vaidya Sala and Nursing Home Eroor,Tripunithura,Kochi.
Dr.Shaji Prabhakaran Wellknown Neurologist and Former Principal & HOD, Trivandrum Medical College. Chairman-Medical Mission Hospital.
Dr.S.Govindan Surgeon, professor. Founder of Govindan's hospital, General Hospital jn., Thiruvananthapuram
Dr. Suseela Prabhakaran Founder Director of Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Adviser in Ophthalmology to the Government of Kerala. Currently Chief of Divya Prabha Eye Hospital, Trivandrum.
Late Vairavan Vaidyar,1834 renowned famous Ayurveda Acharya.Founder of chavarcode Ayurveda family. S/o Ayurveda Physician SANKARAN Vaidyar.
Late Marthandan Vaidyar-1886,Kunju Sankaran Vaidyar-1885,CV Madhavan Kutty Vaidyar-, CV Marthandan Vaidyar-1889 Second Generation physicians of 'chavarcode Ayurveda family'. Marthandan Vaidyar was known as 'kottaram vaidyan', since he was posted as the chief consultant physician of travancore palace. Later lots of treatment histories he made and received valuable rewards from the Maharaja of Travancore.
Late CV Gangadharan Vaidyar-1905:1981,Bharathan Vaidyar-1909:1975,CN Karunakaran Vaidyar-1915:2000 Third Generation physicians of 'Chavarcode Ayurveda family'.
Padmashree Dr K Rajagopalan D A M, M B B S, Kollam - great Ayurvedic Physician, who has won several awards.
Ooraachery Gurunathanmaar Kandiyil Kannan vaidyar of ChokliFrom a place near Thalasseri was an Ayurvedic Physician - an eye specialist. His sons Kunhikannan Gurukkal, Othenan Gurukkal and Chanthappan Gurukkal and nephews (sister's sons) Kunhikoran Gurukkal and Kunhichandan Gurukkal were great scholars known as Ooraachery Gurunaathanmar. They taught Herman Gundert, malayalam and sanskrit. With their help Gundert wrote the first Malayalam grammer book and the first useful dictionary of Malayalam.
VK Govindan Vydiar Famous ayurvedic Physician of Malabar

8[edit] Artists and actors


Amal Neerad Film Director
Ambili Aravind, Famous Bharathanatyam, Mohiniyattam Dancer, 'Kala Thilakam' at State School Festival, University Youth Festival
Biju Pappan Film Actor
Mythili (Brighty Balachandran) Film Actress
Chippi Actress
Deepak dev music director
Devan Film Actor
Gayatri Asokan Singer
Harisree Ashokan Film Actor
I. V. Sasi Film Director
Indrans Film Actor
Jayan/Jayavijaya, Karnatic Musicians
Joshy Film Director
K. P. Kumaran Script writer, Film Director
K. S. Sethumadhavan Film Director
K.K.Rajeev Film/Serial Director
Kalavoor Ravikumar Film Director
Kaviyoor Revamma Singer
Kedamangalam Sadanandan famous story teller,native of North Paravur
Kunhandi Film Actor
Kuthiravattom Pappu Film Actor
Mala Aravindan Film Actor
M. K. Arjunan Music Director
Manoj K. Jayan Film Actor
Manoj Night Shyamalan Hollywood Director. (Father-Ezhava, Mother-Mudaliar)
Ms Varada Film Actress
Mukesh Film Actor
Narayanan Ramachandran Painter
O. Madhavan Drama, Film Director
P. G. Viswambaran Film Director
Parur BharathanFilm Actor
Pavithran Film Director
Ponnambili Aravind, Famous Bharathanatyam, Mohiniyattam Dancer, daughter of late Ambili Aravind, Former Film Actress now leading family life.
Pramod Pappan
Rajeev Anchal Film Director
Ramachandra Babu Cinematographer . Tamil
Ramu Karyat Film Director
Rani Chandra Film Actress
Ratheesh Film Actor
Ravi K Chandran Cinematographer
Rima Kallingal Film Actress
S. L. Puram Sadanandan Drama Artist, Director
S. L. Puram Jayasurya Director
Sainoj Late Playback Singer
Saji Surendran Film Director
Salim Kumar Film Actor
Samvrutha Sunil Film Actress
Sanusha Film Actress, father Thiyya, mother Namboothiri
Sathyan Anthikkad Film Director
Shaji N. Karun Film Director
Shammi Thilakan Film Actor,Dubbing Artist
Shibu Chakravarthy Music Director
Shobi Thilakan Film Actor,Dubbing Artist
Sreenivasan Film Actor, Script writer, Film Director
Sunder Das Film Director
T.Damodaran Producer, Script writer
Thilakan Film Actor
V. Sambasivan Story telling
V.K.Sreeraman Film Actor
Vidhu Prathap Singer
Vijayasree Film Actress
Vineeth Sreenivasan Film Actor, Singer

9[edit] Literary figures


Sree Narayana Guru
Kumaran Asan
C. V. Kunhiraman
C. N. Karunakaran
Perunnelli Krishnan Vaidyar
Velutheri Kesavan Vaidyar
Pallathu Raman
Moorkoth Kumaran
Moorkoth Kunhappa
M. V. Devan
S. K. Pottakkat,second Malayali to win the coveted Jnanapith Award
M.P.Appan
Sukumar Azhikode
M. K. Sanu
O. V. Vijayan
M. Mukundan
K.Valsala
N. K. Damodaran
Perumbadavam Sreedharan
C. V. Sreeraman
P. K. Balakrishnan
Kovilan
M. K. Kumaran
Nettur P Damodaran
A.P. Udhayabhanu
K. Damodaran
K.P. Appan
M.S. Banesh
N. S. Madhavan
Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan
Muthukulam PARVATHI AMMA Poetress
Kanayi Kunhiraman
Manjula Padmanabhan
Moorkoth Ramunni
Punaloor Balan
D. Vinayachandran
Pattathuvila Karunakaran
Thirunalloor Karunakaran
T. R. Ajayan
V. Balakrishnanauthor
P.K.Gopalakrishnan, Historian
Haridas Valamangalam
G. Vivekanandan
Anil Panachooran
Champadan Vijayan Thalassery.
Pulimpuzhayil family
Punaloor Balan
Dr. Vellayani Arjunan
S. N. Sadasivan

10[edit] Sports


Ajay Jadeja His mother is an ezhava Alappuzha
Aparna Balan
Chitra K. Soman
Suresh Babu Former Olympian
Bineesh K Shaji
Mahitha Mohan
B.S.Sreeharshan Former State/National Foot ball player

11[edit] Scientists


Sreeja Sreeharshan ,Scientist , Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology, Trivandrum
A. Ayyappan
Dr Radhakrishnan M. Pullarkat, Poultry Scientist, Government of Kerala
Dr.K. S. ManilalEmeritus professor Dept.of botany, University of Calicut. He has done excellent work on taxonomy of angiosperms, ethnobotany and there are so many noteworthy books into his credit. He translated hortus malabaricus into english and is available in several volumes.
Dr.R.Prakash ,Agricultural Scientist, Kerala Agricultural University
Thanu Padmanabhan
Vainu Bappu - One of the most famous astronomers of India .
Dr.Pathiyoor Gopinath, Agricultural Scientist
Dr.Pushpangadan- Formerly director of Tropical Botanical garden and Research Institute, Trivandrum; National Botanical Research insitute- Lucknow. A well known environmental conservationist and ethnobotanist. He was the spearhead in the discovery of a rejuvenating traditional medicine used by kani tribes of Trivandrum from a plant popularly known as Aarogya pacha.
E.K. Janaki Ammal- A renowned Botanist and one of the pioneers in Ethnobotanical research in India. The botanical herbarium of Regional Reserch Laboratory, Jammu (CSIR) is named after her and there is an award given by ministry of environment and forests, govt. of India known as Prof. E.K.Janaki Ammal award given to outstanding researchers in the area of biodiversity studies
Dr V K Vijayan - Director of V P Chest Institute, Delhi.
Dr. Gangan Prathap is Director, NISCAIR, New Delhi. Earlier, he was VC of CUSAT. He had the first rank in JEE 1969, and in 1990, was awarded the S S Bhatnagar Prize in Science and Technology.
Dr.K. Damodaran He is the first Indian who took the PHD in Nuclear Physics. He is the founder of Narayana Mandira Samithy at Bombay. He was the former director of BARC. He was appointed as a lecture at S.N College Kollam by Sree R.Sankar.

12[edit] Mathematicians

Atiyolil.Venugopalan(Mathematician)|,Some works, Now Business Owner in USA.



13[edit] Engineers


K.Radhakrishnan, Chief Engineer, KSEB
K.Balaraman,Chief Engineer(Civil)Rtd, KSEB
K.G.Sukumaran,Chartered Architect,Kochi
M.G.Mohan,Deputy Chief Engineer, Civil Circle, K.S.E Board,Pallom, Kottayam
P.Kumaran,Deputy Chief Engineer, Electrical Circle, K.S.E Board,Palakkad
P.V.Sasikumar,Deputy Chief Engineer, Electrical Circle, K.S.E Board,Shoranur
Greenu Sharma,Project Manager, GE Electrical Hydrabad
Sruthi R Krishnan, Faculty, Thangal Kunju Musaliar College of Engineering, Kollam
K I Reghu, Deputy Chief Engineer, Electrical Circle. KSEB, Thirur

4[edit] Freedom Fighters


A. P. Udhayabhanu
C. Kesavan
I. K. Kumaran
Nettur. P. Damodaran
R.Prakasham, Ex-MLA

15[edit] Business figures


Vellapally Natesan,General Secretary - S.N.D.P Yogam, Secretary - S.N. Trusts
S. D. Shibulal,Executive Director,Infosys(Richest Ezhava in the world)
M.G.Pushpakaran,Managing Director of Phoenix Trading Co. LLC, Dubai,(Vice President of Gurudeva Charitable Trust and proposed Sree Narayana Medical College at Ernakulam. He had the opportunity to be the Patron of Indian Overseas Congress and Dubai Priyadarshini and is also a member of Y's Men Club Dubai.)
M.R. Baburam, Chairman & Managing Director Pavilion & interiors
M.P.Purushothaman,Chairman,Empee Group of Companies,Chennai(Empee Distilleries Ltd,Empee Sugars & Chemicals,Empee Hotels Ltd,Empee Power Ltd,etc.)
Gokulam Gopalan,Chairman,Gokulam group of companies
Narayanan Ramachandran,Chairman,Ganpat group of companies
V.P.Nandakumar,Chairman,Manappuram Group of companies
M.P.Ramachandran,Chairman, Jyothi Laboratories
M.P.Moothedath,Founder of Sree Narayana Engineering Industries Ltd,Shoranur,Built Guru Mandiram at Sivagiri in obeisance to Guru
T.D.Rajan, Chairman, Foam 'N' Foam, Chennai.
Vivek Venugopal, Elite Group, Trichur, Co-owner, Kerala IPL Team
M.S.Mani. Chairman, Kaumudi Group of companies
K.V.Prakash, De Valor Shows & Events
K.Somasundaram, Shri Ram Cashews, Kollam
K.Suresh, S.V.Cashew Company, Kollam
Sindhu Satheesh,Director, Foam 'N' Foam,Chennai.
Dr.V.P.Sidhan,Cholayil group of companies
Viswambharan, Chairman , Deepa Group of Companies
V.S.Pradeep,Cholayil group of companies.
Dr.A.V.Anoop,AVA group of companies.
T.R.Raghavan,Elite group of companies
Ajit Balakrishnan,Chairman Rediff.com
Arun Balakrishnan, Chairman and Managing director of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation.
Dr. Arun Balakrishnan, Vice President (Biotechnology). Nicholas Piramal India Ltd,
C. R. Kesavan Vaidyar,Chandrika Ayurvedics
Vinod Viswambharan , De Valor Group , Deepa Group
N.K.Padmanabhan Vaidyar,NUPAL Remedies(Makers of 'Kamilari', 'Hair'o Max oil')
P.V.Chandran,Chairman, KTC group of companies
P. V. Gangadharan,Director,India Vision TV
Anil Viswambharan , Deepa Group of Companies, Kochi
P.V.Nidheesh,Director, Mathrubhoomi Printing & Publishing Co. Ltd, Kozhikkode
C.C.Jayaram,Director, Mathrubhoomi Printing & Publishing Co. Ltd, Kozhikkode
A.Balan,Chairman,K.R.Group of companies,Secretary,Tirur SNDP Union
Sivanandan,Maharaja Textiles,Kochi,Secretary,Kanayannur SNDP Union
Sanu Sathyan , De Valor Group of Companies, Kochi
Vishnu Bhakthan, New Rajasthan Marbles,Chirayinkil
K.J.Anup,Grihalakshmi Rice ,Palakkad
K.K.Karnan,Nirapara Sortex Rice
Vipin Gopal
Gopu Nandilath,Chairman,Gopu Nandhilath Group,Thrissur
Chandran Nandilath,Chairman,Chandran Nandhilath Group,Thrissur
Poruthiyil Narayanan Vaidyar,Madhava Pharmaceutical Laboratories(He belongs to Poruthiyil family,a Thiyya family of phisicians,Chalavara, Shoranur)
Dr.M.Anirudhan,Essen Nutritious U S A.
Sudheer Babu A.S. , De Valor Group of Companies
Polakkulath Narayanan,Hotel Renaissance, Cochin
Kaattikkulam Bharathan,Paris
V.K.Asokan,Thrissur
Paarakkottil Unni,Perinthalmanna
C.I.Gopalan,Chairman, Ernakulam Medical Centre Ltd,Kochi
V.C. Govindan, Argo transformers, Mumbai
K.S.Ramakrishnan,Anupama Jewellary,Cochin
Dr.M.A.Gopalan, Hotel Metropolitan, Cochin
P.M.Hareesh Babu, Managing Director, Impresario Event Management India Ltd, Kochi
N.B.Lalsan,Managing Director,Central India Associates,Bhilai Steel Plant.
Chandradas Prathibha Group of Textiles, Varkal and Attingal
V.M.Purushothaman, Transoceanic Trading Corporation, Coir Exporter
G.Mohandas,Chairman,Kerala Hotels Pvt.Ltd, SouthPark Hotel, Trivandrum
Sivaprasad, Condor Group, Dubai
Dr.Radhakrishnan,Chairman, Santhimadom Builders & Developers, Santhimadom Agro Farm Ltd, Santhimadom Group, Kochi
Dr.Biju Ramesh,Rajadhani Group, East Fort,Trivandrum
M.N.Ramadas, N.M.Group, Tripunathura
Suraj Sasidharan , Grand Tour Kerala, Kollam
P.C.Gangadharan,Founder Jayasree Group,Calicut.
Priya Anoop,Director,Cholayil group of companies.
P.C.Madhavan,Co-Founder Jayasree Group,Calicut.
Sreekanth,SFS SKYLINE BUILDERS
Sivarjan N.K., Rishikulam Trust http://www.rishikulam.org

16[edit] Journalists

K.Sukumaran, Former Chief Editor, Kerala Kaumudi
B R P Bhaskar
C. V. Kunhiraman
M. K. Kumaran
N. K. Damodaran
Nettur P Damodaran
K. Raveendran
M.S Mani,Chief Editor, Kerala Kaumudi
M.S Madhusoodanan,Editor, Kerala Kaumudi
Deepu Ravi,Managing Editor, Kerala Kaumudi
B.C Jojo,Executive Editor, Kerala Kaumudi
Moorkoth Kunhappa
Rajeev Srinivasan
Rohit Viswanath
Kamal Ram Sajeev,Editor,Mathrubhumi weekly.
N R S Babu
M.S.Banesh,Jeevan TV
Harry,Amritha TV
Manila C Mohan,Mathrubhumi weekly.
Laby,Manorama TV.
Valsa Mani, Kerala Kaumudi
Prasanth Raghuvamsam,Asianet.
Dr.T K Santhoshkumar,Amritha TV (Natakame Ulakam.)
S Prassanrajan Senior editor India Today
R Damodaran India Today
Neethi Raveendran, News Caster, Doordarsan National
N.N.Sathyavrathan

P.V. Chandran is the Managing Editor of Mathrubhumi
P. V. Nidhish is the Director-Editorial Administration of Mathrubhumi
P. V. Ganagadharan, Industrialist of KTC Group, Calicut is a Director in Mathrubhumi Board.


17[edit] Bureaucrats and Police officers

Jija Madhavan Hari Singh, Director-General of Police (Fire and Emergency Services), Karnataka. She is the second woman IPS officer in India after Kiran Bedi.
S.Sunil Raj, IA&AS, Currently Member(Accounts)Kerala Water Authority
M.N.Prasad, Former Chairman Railway Board, Ministry of Railways, Government of India
M.K.Bhadrakumar I.F.S, Former Ambassador to various countries, Son of M.K.Kumaran (1915-1994) a famous writer, journalist and politician of Kerala
Dr.K.N.Raj, Former Vice Chancellor, Delhi University, New Delhi and Economist of international fame.
M.Sivarajan,I.F.S, First Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Kerala
A. R. Sankaranarayanan, Formerly Managing Director, Steel Authority of India
C.O.Madhavan, Former Chief Secretary
Ramesh Chandabhanu,Former Chief Secretary
T.N Jayachandran I.A.S, Former Additional Chief Secretary of Kerala,Former Vice Chancellor, University of Calicut
M.N.Guna Vardhan,I.A.S, Current Principal Secretary to Govt. of Kerala, Water Resources Dept
T.N.Jayadevan Former Director of Public Relations, Govt. of Kerala
Dr.T.K.Raveendran, Former Vice Chancellor, University of Calicut
Dr.N.Babu,Former Vice Chancellor, University of Kerala, Former President, Travancore Devaswom Board
Prof.M.K.Prasad, Former Pro Vice Chancellor, University of Calicut
K.R.Rajan I.A.S, Former C.M.D,TELK,Angamali, Former District Collector, Ernakulam
Dr.R.Prasannan,Former Secretary,Kerala Legislative Assembly
Dr.M.C.Valson,Former Secretary,Kerala Legislative Assembly
Adv.C.P.Sudhkara Prasd, Current Advocate General of Kerala
Adv.M.Ratna Singh, Former Advocate General of Kerala
K.G.Prem Shanker I.P.S, Current Transport Commissioner of Kerala
V.R Rajeevan I.P.S, Current Additional Director General of Police, Kerala
Shri MK DevarajanIPS, DGP in Jaipur in the Rajasthan cadre
T.P Sen Kumar I.P.S, Current M.D, K.S.R.T.C
Shri Narayanan RamachandranFormer Chief Engineer,Tamilnadu Govt
R.Heli, Former Director of Agriculture, Kerala
Dr.Gangan Prathap, Former Vice Chancellor, Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT)
T.M.Manoharan,I.F.S, Current Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Kerala,Former Chairman of Kerala State Electricity Board
R.Sivadasan,I.R.A.S, Former Chairman of Kerala State Electricity Board, Current Member (Accounts),Railway Board of India
Dr.P.Chandra Mohan, Former Vice Chancellor, University of Kannur
Mr.K Kailashnathan,I.A.S,Principal Secretary, Govt. of Gujarat , Son-in-law of T.R.Raghavan,Elite Group
Dr.P.Mohan, Current H.O.D, Department of Commerce and Management Science, University of Calicut
Dr.Babu Sunder, Former Dean, Department of Mathematics, CUSAT
Chooryayi Kanaran (1812-1876) - First Grade Deputy Collector in Malabar, the highest post the British offered to any Indian. His pension was Rs.600 per month when there was no Ezhava in Travancore getting even a monthly salary of Rs.5
K.R.Jyothilal,I.A.S, Current Secretary to Govt. of Kerala, Dept. of IT
S Sanjeev, IAS, Son of Kannaluvilakom Sankaran, Vakkom, Kerala.
P.Vijayan I.P.S,Current Commissioner of Police, Kozhikkode, his wife Dr.Beena, Current District Collector, Ernakulam belongs to Shaiva Vellala Pillai community
Shri Lokanathan (From Calicut) , Private Secy of Gujarat CM, Shri Narendra Modi
Dr.Uma Dathan, Former Director of Medical Education
Dr.V.K.Jayapalan,Former Director of Medical Education
Rao Sahib Adiyolil Appu, Deputy Collector in Malabar under British Malabar Presidency
M G Manilal,Former Assistant Commissioner of Police Trivandrum ,Two time state award winner for best investigating officer
A.K.Rajan, Former Chief Engineer(Distribution-North),Kerala State Electricity Board
Smt.Leela Bhai Gopal,Former Chief Engineer,Kerala State Electricity Board
Smt.Jameela Prakasham,General Manager, State Bank of Travancore, Daughter of Sri.R.Prakasham, Ex.M.L.A
Dr.Sugunaprasad, son of Nelliparambath Sukumaran , Former Head & Director , Animal Husbandry, Kerala (Hails from Kodungallur)
Er.Ranjanan,son of Nelliparambath Sukumaran, Former Technical Member & Chief Engineer, Kerala Water Authority; 2nd Member Secretary, Kerala Pollution Control Board (Hails from Kodungallur)
Dr Rajeevan,son of Nelliparambath Sukumaran, Former Head, Dental College, Calicut, Kerala; Member - Dental Council of India (Hails from Kodungallur)

18[edit] Economists

Dr.K. N. Raj
Dr.M Sarngadharan,Director, CONSPI Academy of Management Studies, Thiruvananathapuram, Formerly Head of the department of Commerce, University of Kerala; Formerly Administrator, Sree Narayana Dharmasangham, Sivagiri, Varkala
Dr.D Shina, S N College, Kollam
K S Bahuleyan[1]

19[edit] Military Commanders and others associated with Military services

Muthedath Aramanakkal Kelappan Mannanar - An ezhava king from north malabar. Ref:Sree Narayana guru suvarna rekhakal by G.Priyadarsan
Akathayyadi panicker - Chief commandor of ilayidath swaroopam(Kottarakkara kingdom)
Ambanattu panicker - Chief commandor of chempakassery Kingdom. Ref: Pathonmpatham noottandile keralam by Bhaskaranunni
Lokanatha Panicker - Chief commandor of kayamkulam kingdom
Patheenatha Panicker - Son of Lokanatha Panicker, Chief commander of kayamkulam kingdom who defeated Marathanda varma of travancore 3 times. The name of his tharavadau is Varanappally near kayamkulam where Sree Narayana Guru lived during his education from Kummapally Raman Pilla Asan. Ref: KK SN Directory.
Renakeerthy chekavar - Commandor of Marthandavarma. Ref: Travancore state manual.
Kallassery velayuthan chekavar - (Arattupzha velayudha panicker)A social reformer and great warrior from kayamkulam, who made the first Ezhava Siva prathishta even before Guru.
Vice Admiral Raman Prem Suthan - Former deputy chief of Indian Naval Staff.
Brigadier Ajith Sigh AVSM Hailing from Ranni.
Brigadier TK Murali- Deputy Director General,National Cadet Corps (Kerala & Lakshadweep) hailing from N Paravoor
Rtd. Air Commodore K. Ravindranath Son of former Chief Minister of Kerala C. Kesavan and elder brother of Ex. MP K. Balakrishnan Mayyanad.
Air Commodore Ram Sreedharan Helicopter Pilot and Flying Instructor
Colonel Moorkoth Giridhar Thalassery
Lt.Colonel E.Pavithran (Retd.) Calicut.
Major Gen S.N.Rajan Army Service Corps, Western Command, has been awarded the President's Visisht Seva Medal (VSM) in 2005. He is a native of Mayyanad in Kollam district.
Air Marshal Sadhashivan Radhakrishnan Senior Air Staff Officer (SASO) of the IAF’s Training Command, Bangalore.
Moorkoth Ramunni He was the first pilot from Kerala of the Royal Air Force(Later Indian Air Force). He also fought against Japan in the IInd world war.
K.K.Sidhan, Rtd. Warrant Officer , Indian Air Force , Participated in India - Pak Wars & India- China War. Hailing from Krishnapurathu family,Ranni and now settled at Kochi.

20[edit] Famous People in Judiciary

Ayyakkutty Judge,First Ezhava Magistrate in the princely State of Cochin, Secretary of Kochi Thiyya Mahajana Sabha
Justice K.Bhaskaran Former Chief Justice of Kerala in whose tenure Justice K.G.Balakrishnan was inducted into judicial service
Justice Usha Sukumaran Former Chief Justice of Kerala High Court
Late S.Padmanabha Panicker (Varanappallil) First Ezhava Magistrate
Justice K.Sankaran Former Chief Justice
Justice T.C.Raghavan Former Chief Justice
Justice K.Sreedharan Former Chief Justice
Justice Sadashivan
Justice K.Sukumaran
Justice D.Sreedevi
Justice A.Lakshmikutty
Justice K.K.Narendran
Justice R. Rajendra Babu
Justice G.Sasidharan
Justice G.Sivarajan
Justice K.Hema
Justice K.R.Udayabhanu
Justice S. Siri Jagan
Justice S.Padmanabhan Former Sitting Judge Mullaperiar Dam Case
Justice T.V.Ramakrishnan
Justice C.S.Rajan
C.P.SudhakaraPrasad Advocate General of Kerala
P. Vijayaraghavan Famous criminal lawyer of Kollam
V. Sugathan Special Prosecutor in Kalluvathukkal hooch case
Panakkal Velayudhan (Late) Famous lawyer and social reformer of Kozhikode
K. Sadanandan Famous lawyer and social reformer
M.Ratna Singh Former Advocate General of Kerala[12]
V.Ayyappan Former Advocate General of Kerala
S.Sudhakaran Former Advocate General of Kerala
Kallada Sukumaran Former Director General of Prosecutions
LateT.V.Prabhakaran Eminent criminal Lawyer
K.P.Dantapani Eminent High Court Lawyer
Dr. G. Mohan Gopal former Director (Vice Chancellor), National Law School of India, Bangalore; former Chief Legal Counsel of the World Bank, Washington, DC; former Adj. Professor, Georgetown University Law Center, now Director of the National Judicial Academy of India, Bhopal
A.Sudhi vasudevan eminient lawyer in kerala High court and grandson of Rao Sahib Atiyolil Appu.
Adv.K.Babyson PSC Board Member.
Adv.V.Ramesan , Varkala
Adv.V.V.Sidharthan Eminent lawyer of High Court
Adv.C.K.Vidyasagar Eminent lawyer of High Court in Civil laws, Former President,S.N.D.P Yogam
Adv.Govind Bharathan Eminent lawyer of High Court
Adv.Sugunapalan Eminent lawyer of High Court, uncle of V.R.Rajeevan, I.P.S
Adv.Rajan Babu Eminent lawyer of High Court, Legal Advisor to S.N.D.P Yogam
Adv.Prasad Gandhi Eminent lawyer of Vanchiyoor District Court and was Counsel to Mariam Rasheesda in ISRO espionage case

21[edit] References

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