Naresh (actor)

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Naresh Vijaya
Born Naresh Krishna Murthy
(1960-01-20) January 20, 1960 (age 58)
Residence Hindupur
Occupation Actor
Years active 1970–1972 (Child Actor)
1982–present
Notable work Chitram Bhalare Vichitram
Sreevariki Prema Lekha
Spouse(s) Rekha Supriya (div.)
Ramya Raghupathi (div.)
Parent(s) Vijaya Nirmala (mother)
K. S. Murthy (father)

Naresh Vijaya (born January 20, 1960) popularly known as Naresh, is an Indian film actor known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema and television. He ventured into cinema as a child artiste in 1970. He starred in around 90 films in a variety of roles, mostly comedy.

Personal life[edit]

Naresh was born in [[mumbai ]] to actress Vijaya Nirmala and K. S. Murthy. He currently resides in Hindupur, located in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh. Prior to joining theater, he attended Ramakrishna Mission High School, Hindu High School and did his college at Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan. He has been married thrice and has three sons.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Film[edit]

Naresh acted as a child in the film Pandanti Kapuram in 1972. He made his debut as an actor in a lead role with Prema Sankellu (1982), directed by his mother. He then starred in the box office hit Nalugu Stambhalata (1982).[3] His other notable works include box office hits such as 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).

Politics[edit]

Naresh is also an active politician, and a former member of Bharatiya Janata Party. He is the founder and president of the non-profit organization Blood Brothers Club in Anantapur District, which is involved in philanthropic activities.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Telugu[edit]

  1. Rendu Kutumbala Katha (1970)
  2. Pandanti Kapuram (1972)
  3. Nalugu Stambhalata (1982)
  4. Prema Sankellu (1982)
  5. Puttadi Bomma (1983)
  6. Agni Samadhi (1983)
  7. Rendu Jella Sita (1983) as Gopi
  8. Ooha Sundari (1984)
  9. Sreevariki Prema Lekha (1984)
  10. Shrivaari Sobhanam (1985)
  11. Jeevana Poratam (1986)
  12. Choopulu Kalasina Shubhavela (1987)
  13. Damnit Katha Addam Tirigindi (1987)
  14. Mogudu Pellalu (1987)
  15. Mukkopi (1987)
  16. Shrutilayalu (1987)
  17. Sri Kanaka Mahalaxmi Recording Dance Troupe (1987) as Gopalam
  18. Two Town Rowdy (1987)
  19. Bava Bava Panneeru (1989)
  20. Hai Hai Nayaka (1989) as Ramakrishna
  21. Police Report (1989)
  22. Alajadi (1990)
  23. Justice Rudrama Devi (1990)
  24. Kokila (1990) as Siddhartha
  25. Manasu Mamatha (1990)
  26. Padmavati Kalyanam (1990)
  27. Police Bharya (1990)
  28. Nenera Police (1991)
  29. Naa Pellam Naa Ishtam (1991)
  30. Prema Enta Madhuram (1991)
  31. Shiva Shakti (1991)
  32. Adrishtam (1992)
  33. Chitram Bhalare Vichitram (1992) as Nimmagadda Rajeswara Rao "Raja"/Prema
  34. Hello Darling (1992)
  35. Pelli Neeku Shubham Naaku (1992)
  36. Enti Bava Mareenu (1993)
  37. Jamba Lakidi Pamba (1993)
  38. Konguchaatu Krishnaudu (1993)
  39. Prema Chitram Pelli Vichitram (1993)
  40. Aame (1994) as Vikram
  41. Pelli Koduku (1994)
  42. Sogasu Chuda Taramaa? (1995)
  43. Shri Krishnarjuna Vijayam (1996) as Narada
  44. Mama Bagunnaavaa? (1997)
  45. Life Lo Wife (1998)
  46. Prema and Co. (1998)
  47. Hindustan The Mother (2000)
  48. Sontham (2002)
  49. Allari Ramudu (2002)
  50. Dhanalakshmi I Love You (2002) as Babu Rao
  51. Villain (2003)
  52. Gowri (2004)
  53. Malliswari (2004) as Prasad 's elder brother
  54. Chandra Vamsham (2005)
  55. Oka Oorilo (2005)
  56. Orey Pandu (2005)
  57. Nandanavanam 120km (2006)
  58. Premante Inte (2006)
  59. Madhumasam (2007) as Sanjay's elder brother
  60. Maharathi (2007)
  61. Mee Sreyobhilashi (2007) as Surya Prakash Rao
  62. Veduka (2007)
  63. Yamadonga (2007)
  64. Yamagola Malli Modalayindi (2007)
  65. Ankit, Pallavi & Friends (2008)
  66. Naa Manasukemaindi (2008)
  67. Ontari (2008)
  68. Vaana (2008)
  69. Andamaina Abaddam (2008)
  70. Maska (2009) as Krish's brother
  71. Vaade Kaavaali (2009)
  72. Andari Bandhuvaya (2010) as Nandu's father
  73. Varudu (2010) as Deepthi's father
  74. 100% Love (2011) as Ramesh, Balu's father
  75. Mogudu (2011) as Shankar Rao
  76. Yamudiki Mogudu (2012) as
  77. Aadu Magaadra Bujji (2013)
  78. Anaamika (2014)
  79. Chandamama Kathalu (2014) as Mohan
  80. Chinnadana Nee Kosam (2014) as Nithin's father
  81. Drushyam (2014) as Prabhakar
  82. Mike Testing 143 (2014)
  83. Ori Devudoy (2014)
  84. Parampara (2014)
  85. Beeruva (2015) as Surya Narayana
  86. Bhale Bhale Magadivoy (2015) as Hanumantha Rao
  87. Subramanyam for Sale (2015) as Subramanyam's father
  88. Eedu Gold Ehe (2016) as Buchchaiah Chowdary
  89. Guntur Talkies (2016) as Giri
  90. Hyper (2016)
  91. A...Aa (2016) as Ramalingam
  92. Brahmotsavam (2016)
  93. Garam (2016)
  94. Nenu Sailaja (2016) as Hari 's father
  95. Sri Sri (2016)
  96. Sathamanam Bhavati (2017)
  97. MCA (Middle Class Abbayi) (2017)
  98. Toli Prema


Tamil[edit]

Year Film Role
2014 Nee Enge En Anbe Home Minister
Malini 22 Palayamkottai Prakash
2015 Sandamarutham DGP

Hindi[edit]

Year Film
1983 Akalmand
1987 Kachchi Kali

Television[edit]

Year Film Role Co-stars Language Notes
1991 Munimanikyam Gari Kantham Kadhalu Venkata Rao Telugu Nandi Award for Best Actor – Doordarshan
1996 Popula Petti Directed by Jandhyala - ETV
2001 Amrutham Icchapurapu Amrutha Rao Gundu Hanumantha Rao, Vasu Inturi, Ragini Gemini TV

Accolades[edit]

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.[5]

He starred in films like Shrutilayalu (1987) that premiered at the International Film Festival of India, and Hindustan The Mother (2000) which premiered at the International Film Festival of India, BFI London Film Festival, and Mumbai Film Festival.[6][7][8][9] In 2007 he starred in Mee Sreyobhilashi which also premiered at the International Film Festival of India.[10] In 2014, he starred in Parampara which won the Platinum Award for Best Feature at the International Indonesian Movie Awards, and premiered at the Jakarta International Film Festival.[11][12]

Awards[edit]

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