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