Naresh (actor)

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Vijaya Naresh
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Occupation Actor
Years active 1982-present
1970-1972
Parents Vijaya Nirmala (mother)
late K. S. Murthy (father)
Relatives Rekha Supriya (ex wife)
Ramya Raghupathi (wife)

Vijaya Naresh (born Naresh Krishna Murthy) is an Indian film actor known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema and Television. He ventured into cinema as a child artist in 1970. He was starred in around 90 films in a variety of roles, including comedy. He has received state Nandi Award for Best Actor for Sogasu Chuda Taramaa? (1995) and Nandi Special Jury Award for Chitram Bhalare Vichitram (1992). He has also received one Television Nandi Award for his work in Doordarshan's Munimanikyam Gari Kantham Kadhalu.[1]

He was starred in films like Shrutilayalu (1987) premiered at the International Film Festival of India, and Hindustan The Mother (2000) which was premiered at the International Film Festival of India, BFI London Film Festival, and Mumbai Film Festival.[2] [3][4] .[5] In 2007 he was starred in Mee Sreyobhilashi which was also premiered at the International Film Festival of India.[6] In 2014, he was starred in Parampara which won the Platinum Award for Best Feature at the International Indonesian Movie Awards, and was premiered at the Jakarta International Film Festival.[7][8]

His other notable works include, box office hits like Rendu Jella Sita (1983), Sreevariki Prema Lekha (1984), Sri Kanaka Mahalaxmi Recording Dance Troupe (1987), Bava Bava Panneeru (1989), Manasu Mamatha (1990), Jamba Lakidi Pamba (1993), Malliswari (2004), Oka Oorilo (2005), 100% Love (2011), and Drushyam (2014). Naresh is also an active politician, and was a former member of Bharatiya Janata Party. He is the Founder president of the Non Profit organization, Blood Brothers Club in Anantapur District, which is involved in philanthropic activities.[9]

Personal life[edit]

Naresh was born in Hindupur, located in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh, to actress Vijaya Nirmala, and late K. S. Murthy. Prior to joining theater, he attended, Ramakrishna Mission High School, Hindu High School and did his college at Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan. He is married twice and has three sons.[10][11]

Early career[edit]

Naresh acted as a child artist in the film Pandanti Kapuram in 1972. He made his debut as an actor in lead role with Prema Sankellu (1982), directed by his mother, He was then starred in the box office hit Nalugu Stambhalata (1982).[12]

Awards[edit]

Nandi Awards

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Co-stars Language Notes
2014 Parampara Telugu
2014 Ori Devudoy Telugu
2014 Drushyam Telugu
2014 Chandamama Kathalu Telugu
2014 Anaamika Telugu
2014 Nee Enge En Anbe Tamil
2014 Malini 22 Palayamkottai Tamil
2013 Aadu Magaadra Bujji Telugu
2012 Yamudiki Mogudu (2012) Telugu
2011 Mogudu Telugu
2011 100% Love Telugu
2010 Andari Bandhuvaya Telugu
2010 Varudu Telugu
2009 Vaade Kavali Telugu
2009 Maska Telugu
2009 Andamaina Abaddham Telugu
2008 Ankit, Pallavi & Friends Telugu
2008 Naa Manasukemaindi Telugu
2008 Ontari Telugu
2008 Vaana Telugu
2007 Mee Sreyobhilashi Telugu
2007 Yamagola Malli Modalayindi Telugu
2007 Yamadonga Telugu
2007 Veduka Telugu
2007 Madhumasam Telugu
2006 Nandanavanam 120km Telugu
2006 Premante Inte Telugu
2005 Oka Oorilo Telugu
2005 Orey Pandu Telugu
2005 Chandra Vamsam Telugu
2004 Malliswari Telugu
2004 Gowri Telugu
2003 Villain Telugu
2002 Sontham Telugu
2003 Dhanalakshmi I Love You Telugu
2003 Allari Ramudu Telugu
2000 Hindustan The Mother Telugu
1998 Life Lo Wife Telugu
1997 Mama Bagunnaavaa?' Telugu
1996 Shri Krishnarjuna Vijayam Telugu
1995 Sogasu Chuda Taramaa? Telugu Nandi Award for Best Actor
1994 Aame Telugu
1994 Pelli Koduku Telugu
1998 Prema and Co. Telugu
1993 Jamba Lakidi Pamba Telugu
1993 Konguchaatu Krishnaudu Telugu
1993 Prema Chitram Pelli Vichitram Telugu
1993 Enti Bava Mareenu Telugu
1992 Chitram Bhalare Vichitram Telugu Nandi Special Jury Award
1992 Adrushtam Telugu
1992 Hello Darling Telugu
1992 Pelli Neeku Shobhanam Naku Telugu
1991 Naa Pellam Naa Ishtam Telugu
1991 Shiva Shakti Telugu
1991 Prema Enta Madhuram Telugu
1990 Alajadi Telugu
1990 Police Bharya Telugu
1990 Manasu Mamatha Telugu
1990 Padmavati Kalyanam Telugu
1989 Bava Bava Panneeru Telugu
1991 Hai Hai Nayaka Telugu
1989 Kokila Telugu
1989 Police Report Telugu
1987 Two Town Rowdy Telugu
1987 Choopulu Kalasina Shubhavela Telugu
1987 Damnit Katha Addam Tirigindi Telugu
1987 Kachchi Kali Hindi
1987 Shrutilayalu Telugu
1987 Sri Kanaka Mahalaxmi Recording Dance Troupe Telugu
1987 Mogudu Pellalu Telugu
1987 Mukkopi Telugu
1985 Shrivaari Sobhanam Telugu
1984 Ooha Sundari Telugu
1984 Akalmand Hindi
1984 Sreevariki Prema Lekha Telugu
1983 Puttadi Bomma Telugu
1983 Rendu Jella Sita Telugu
1982 Nalugu Stambhalata Telugu
1982 Prema Sankellu Telugu
1972 Pandanti Kapuram Telugu Child artist
1970 Rendu Kutumbala Katha Telugu Child artist

Television[edit]

Year Film Role Co-stars Language Notes
1991 Munimanikyam Gari Kantham Kadhalu Telugu Nandi Award for Best Actor - Doordarshan

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