List of people from Pala
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Notable people from Palai include:
- K. R. Narayanan, President of India (1997–2002), Vice-President of India (1992–97).
- Jose K. Mani Member of Indian Parliament - Lok Sabha (2010-Continuing).
- N M Joseph, Minister of Forests, Kerala State (1987–91)
- M M Jacob, Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) (1981-1993), Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha (1986–87), Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Home (1987–93), State Governor of Meghalaya (1995–2007).
- Kidangoor Gopalakrishna Pillai, General Secretary of NSS (1967 onwards) and Indian High-Commissioner to Singapore (1992 onwards).
- P K Vasudevan Nair, Member of Parliament, Chief Minister of Kerala State.
- K M Chandy, State Governor (1982–89), President of Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee(I).
- K M Mani, Member of Kerala Legislative Assembly (1965 onwards) and Minister of Kerala State (different terms during 1977 - 2015), Chairman Kerala Congress(M).
- Cherian J Kappen, Freedom Fighter,Member of Indian Parliament - Lok Sabha (1962–67). Municipal Chairman.
- George Thomas Kottukapally, Member of Indian Parliament - Lok Sabha (1957–62), U.N. Delegate.
- R V Thomas, President (Speaker) of Travancore State Legislative Assembly (1947–49).
- Dr P J Thomas, Member of Madras Legislative Council, 1937–42 and Member of Indian Parliament - Rajya Sabha 1957-62.
- Ulahannan Ulahannan Vadakkan, Member of Sree Moolam Popular Assembly of Travancore State (1912–31).
- J Thomas Kayalackakom, Member of Sree Moolam Popular Assembly of Travancore State (1922–28).
- Paremmakkal Thoma Kathanar: Author of "Varthamana Pusthakam", the first travelogue in an Indian language.
- Ramapurathu Warrier - Poet (Kuchelavritham).
- Kattakayam Cherian Mappillai (1859–1936) - Author of Sri Yesu Vijayam (1926) & Editor of Vijnaana Rathnaakaram (1913)
- Pala Narayanan Nair, poet, teacher, most celebrated work 'keralam valarunnu'
- Pravithanam PM Devasia, poet
- Lalithambika Antharjanam, novelist 
- Fr. Abel Periapuram, Founder of Kalabhavan.
- Paul Zacharia, writer & columnist
- Santhosh Pala, New Generation Malayalam Poet
- Ezhacherry Ramachandran, poet
- Bishop Sebastian Vayalil, Founder of St. Thomas College
- Cyriac Thomas, former Vice Chancellor
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- Col. G.V. Raja, sports promoter
- M D Valsamma, athletics, Asian Games Gold Medalist
- Mani C. Kappan international volleyball player
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- Bhadran, movie director
- Miss Kumari, Malayalam actress in leading roles
- Suvarna Mathew, actress
- Ponnamma Babu, actress
- Pala Thankam, actress
- Miya (Gimi George), actress
- Mani C. Kappan, director, producer, actor
- Rimi Tomy, singer
- Listin Stephen, film producer
- Chali Pala, actor
- Albichan Adhiakram, Film editor and director at short films
- Kenneth Sebastian, Stand-up comedian
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