|Born||Naresh Krishna Murthy
January 20, 1960
|Years active||1970–1972 (Child Actor)
|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.
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.
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). 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).
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.
- 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 Sundari (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)
- 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)
- A...Aa (2016) as Ramalingam
- Brahmotsavam (2016)
- Garam (2016)
- Nenu Sailaja (2016) as Hari 's father
- Sri Sri (2016)
- Sathamanam Bhavati (2017)
- MCA (Middle Class Abbayi) (2017)
- Toli Prema
|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||Directed by Jandhyala - ETV|
|2001||Amrutham||Icchapurapu Amrutha Rao||Gundu Hanumantha Rao, Vasu Inturi, Ragini||Gemini TV|
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.
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. In 2007 he starred in Mee Sreyobhilashi which also premiered at the International Film Festival of India. 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.
- 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 Best Actor Television – Munimanikyam Gari Kantham Kadhalu (1991)
- "Events – Vijaya Nirmala Birthday Celebration". IndiaGlitz. 2006-02-27. Retrieved 2011-08-07.
- "With hope in her heart". The Hindu.
- "my first break NARESH". The Hindu.
- "The new beginning". Deccan Chronicle.
- "Hey hhro Naresh Open Heart with RK part 2 of 2". YouTube.
- "Directorate of Film Festival" (PDF).
- "Latest Releases".
- "HINDUSTAN THE MOTHER". BFI.
- "Mumbai Film Festival – Archives".
- "Telugu cinema news - idlebrain.com".
- "International recognition for 'Parampara'".
- "Parampara Telugu Movie 2014". Parampara.