Vijaya Naresh 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? and Nandi Special Jury Award for Chitram Bhalare Vichitram. He has also received one Television Nandi Award for his work in Doordarshan's Munimanikyam Gari Kantham Kadhalu.
He was starred in films like Shrutilayalu premiered at the International Film Festival of India, and Hindustan The Mother which was premiered at the International Film Festival of India, BFI London Film Festival, and Mumbai Film Festival. In 2007 he was starred in Mee Sreyobhilashi which was also premiered at the International Film Festival of India. 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.