Naresh Vijaya Krishna
Naresh Krishna Murthy
|Occupation||Actor, Politician, Philanthropist|
|Years active||1970–1972 (Child Actor)|
|Chitram Bhalare Vichitram|
Sreevariki Prema Lekha
Jamba Lakidi Pamba
Sammohanam (telugu film)
|Children||Naveen Vijaya Krishna, Thejaswani, Ranveer|
|Parent(s)||Vijaya Nirmala (Mother)|
Krishna Murthy (father)
|Website||Naresh Vijaya Krishna|
Naresh Vijaya Krishna, popularly known as Naresh, is an Indian film actor, politician and social activist known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema and television. He began acting as child in 1970, and starred in around 200 films in a variety of roles including lead actor, father and comedy roles. Some of the box office successes he appeared in were Rendu Jella Sita (1983), Sreevariki Prema Lekha (1984), Sri Kanaka Mahalaxmi Recording Dance Troupe (1987), Bava Bava Panneeru (1989), Manasu Mamatha (1990) and Jamba Lakidi Pamba (1993). He also received the title H.E. (his Excellency) and received a PHD in arts (his 2nd doctorate) from the United Nations ICDRHRP group.
Naresh was born in Chennai to actress Vijaya Nirmala and her first husband, Krishna Murthy. Prior to joining theater, he attended Ramakrishna Mission High School, Hindu High School and then college at Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan.
Naresh was a child actor in the film Pandanti Kapuram (1972) as well as Kavitha, and Santosh Sowbhagyam. He made his debut as an actor in a lead role with Prema Sankellu (1982), directed by his mother, Vijaya Nirmala. He then starred in the box office hit Nalugu Stambhalata (1982), directed by Sri Jandhyala and produced by Navata Krishnam Raju, followed by Prema Sankellu, also directed by his mother. His other notable works include 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). Other works of his include Drushyam (2015), Guntur Talkies (2016) and Sathamanam Bhavati (2017).
He worked as a state youth wing president of AP, and state secretary BJP, state general secretary vice president for BJP and also contested from Hindupur parliamentary seat. He also did a 125 km Padayatra from Icchampally Project to Warangal alongside C. Vidyasagar Rao for linking of "Krishna and Godavari" waters and is active in the Rayalaseema development. He is the founder president of KIV Kalakarula Ikya Vidika an NGO a non-profit and non-governmental organization, which works to protect ancient arts and support artists.
He is present president of the Movie Artists Association, runs a YouTube channel name called PopCorn TV, and promotes organic farming for healthy life.
- Rendu Kutumbala Katha (1970)
- Pandanti Kapuram (1972)
- Nalugu Stambhalata (1982)
- Prema Sankellu (1982)
- Puttadi Bomma (1983)
- Agni Samadhi (1983)
- Rendu Jella Sita (1983) as Gopi
- Ooha sri (1984)
- Sreevariki Prema Lekha (1984)
- Shrivaari Sobhanam (1985)
- Jeevana Poratam (1986)
- Choopulu Kalasina Shubhavela (1987)
- Damnit Katha Addam Tirigindi (1987)
- Mogudu Pellalu (1987)
- Mukkopi (1987)
- Shrutilayalu (1987)
- Sri Kanaka Mahalaxmi Recording Dance Troupe (1987) as Gopalam
- Two Town Rowdy (1987)
- Bava Bava Panneeru (1989)
- Hai Hai Nayaka (1989) as Ramakrishna
- Police Report (1989)
- Alajadi (1990)
- Justice Rudrama Devi (1990)
- Kokila (1990) as Siddhartha
- Manasu Mamatha (1990)
- Padmavati Kalyanam (1990)
- Police Bharya (1990)
- Nenera Police (1991)
- Naa Pellam Naa Ishtam (1991)
- Prema Enta Madhuram (1991)
- Shiva Shakti (1991)
- Adrishtam (1992)
- Chitram Bhalare Vichitram (1992) as Nimmagadda Rajeswara Rao "Raja"/Prema
- Hello Darling (1992)
- Pelli Neeku Shubham Naaku (1992)
- Enti Bava Mareenu (1993)
- Jamba Lakidi Pamba (1993)
- Konguchaatu Krishnaudu (1993)
- Prema Chitram Pelli Vichitram (1993)
- Aame (1994) as Vikram
- Pelli Koduku (1994)
- Sogasu Chuda Taramaa? (1995)
- Shri Krishnarjuna Vijayam (1996) as Narada
- Mama Bagunnaavaa (1997)
- Life Lo Wife (1998)
- Prema and Co (1998)
- Hindustan The Mother (2000)
- Sontham (2002)
- Allari Ramudu (2002)
- Dhanalakshmi I Love You (2002) as Babu Rao
- Villain (2003)
- Gowri (2004)
- Malliswari (2004) as Prasad 's elder brother
- Chandra Vamsham (2005)
- Oka Oorilo (2005)
- Orey Pandu (2005)
- Nandanavanam 120km (2006)
- Premante Inte (2006)
- Madhumasam (2007) as Sanjay's elder brother
- Maharathi (2007)
- Mee Sreyobhilashi (2007) as Surya Prakash Rao
- Veduka (2007)
- Yamadonga (2007)
- Yamagola Malli Modalayindi (2007)
- Ankit, Pallavi & Friends (2008)
- Naa Manasukemaindi (2008)
- Ontari (2008)
- Vaana (2008)
- Andamaina Abaddam (2008)
- Maska (2009) as Krish's brother
- Vaade Kaavaali (2009)
- Andari Bandhuvaya (2010) as Nandu's father
- Varudu (2010) as Deepthi's father
- 100% Love (2011) as Ramesh, Balu's father
- Mogudu (2011) as Shankar Rao
- Yamudiki Mogudu (2012) as
- Aadu Magaadra Bujji (2013)
- Anaamika (2014)
- Chandamama Kathalu (2014) as Mohan
- Chinnadana Nee Kosam (2014) as Nithin's father
- Drushyam (2014) as Prabhakar
- Mike Testing 143 (2014)
- Ori Devudoy (2014)
- Parampara (2014)
- Chinnadana Nee Kosam (2014)
- Beeruva (2015) as Surya Narayana
- Bhale Bhale Magadivoy (2015) as Hanumantha Rao
- Subramanyam for Sale (2015) as Subramanyam's father
- Eedu Gold Ehe (2016) as Buchchaiah Chowdary
- Guntur Talkies (2016) as Giri
- Hyper (2016) as Narayana Murthy's friend
- A...Aa (2016) as Ramalingam
- Brahmotsavam (2016)
- Garam (2016)
- Nenu Sailaja (2016) as Hari 's father
- Sri Sri (2016)
- Sathamanam Bhavati (2017) as Bangarraju
- MCA (Middle Class Abbayi) (2017) as Nani's uncle
- Chalo (2018) as Abhi's Father
- Toli Prema (2018) as House Owner
- Chal Mohan Ranga (2018) as Mohan's father
- Rangasthalam (2018) as Chitti babu and Kumar babu's father
- Sammohanam (2018) as Sarvesh "Sarva"
- Pedavi Datani Matokatundhi (2018)
- Happy Wedding (2018) as Anand's father
- Srinivasa Kalyanam (2018) as Vasu's uncle
- Sailaja Reddy Alludu (2018) as Venu Reddy
- Mahanati (2018) as Cameraman Keshava
- Devadas (2018) as Mohan, Das' brother
- Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava (2018) as Aravindha's father
- N. T. R. (2018) as B. A. Subba Rao
- 24 Kisses (2018) as Sri Lakshmi's father
- 1st Rank Raju (2019) as Shoban Reddy
- Prati Roju Pandage (2019) as Naresh Prasad
- Bheeshma (2020) as Bheeshma's father
|2014||Nee Enge En Anbe||Home Minister|
|Malini 22 Palayamkottai||Prakash|
|1991||Munimanikyam Gari Kantham Kadhalu||Venkata Rao||Telugu||Nandi Award for Best Actor – Doordarshan|
|1996||Popula Petti||Srinivias||Directed by Jandhyala - ETV|
|2001||Amrutham||Icchapurapu Amrutha Rao||Gundu Hanumantha Rao, Vasu Inturi, Ragini||Gemini TV|
|2013||Mahalakshmi Nivasam||Viswanatha Raju||Raadhika||Gemini TV|
Naresh received the state Nandi Award for Best Actor for Sogasu Chuda Taramaa? (1995), the Nandi Special Jury Award for Chitram Bhalare Vichitram (1992), and the platinum award for best feature film, Parampara (2014). He has also received one Television Nandi Award for his work in Doordarshan's Munimanikyam Gari Kantham Kadhalu.
He starred in the films 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. In 2007 he appeared in Mee Sreyobhilashi, which also premiered at the International Film Festival of India. In 2014, he acted in Parampara, which won the Platinum Award for Best Feature at the International Indonesian Movie Awards, and premiered at the Jakarta International Film Festival.
Naresh received the Servant Of The Poor award on the occasion of the 4th national meet of CNRI held during 4–6 November 2009 at New Delhi, presented by the union Minister for Rural Development C. P. Joshi.
In 2016 the Academy Of Universal Global Peace presented him with the honorable doctorate degree of 'Doctor of Arts'.
- Academy of Universal Global Peace Award – 2016
- Nandi Award for Best Actor – Sogasu Chuda Taramaa? (1994)
- Nandi Special Jury Award – Chitram Bhalare Vichitram (1992)
- Nandi Award for Best Character Actor - Parampara (2013)
- Nandi Award for Best Character Actor - Sathamanam Bhavati (2017)
- Nandi Best Actor Television – Munimanikyam Gari Kantham Kadhalu (1991)
- SVR Character Award - Sathamanam Bhavati (2017)
- Received the title H.E. (his Excellency) and received a PHD in arts (his 2nd doctorate) from the U.N. ICDRHRP (2018)
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