Born in a film family, Naresh was attracted towards films and entertainment at a very early age. His grandfather RAM MOHAN was the chief engineer(audio – visual) of three theatres in Chennai in the 1940s and 50s.
His mother VIJAYA NIRMALA, a living legend is an inspiration to womanhood. As versatile actress who started her career in seventh year she went on to do more than 200 films as heroine in three languages (telugu, tamil, Malayalam). Adding more feathers of glory to her hat, she turned into a film direction and a producer. She directed 42 films and holds the guineas book of world records for being the only woman in the world to have directed 42 feature films and produced nearly thirty films. She stands winner of several awards including the coveted RAGHUPATHY VENKIAH AWARD.
His stepfather KRISHNA, popularly known as SUPER STAR KRISHNA is one of the ace heroes telugu film industry has ever produced, with over 300 films to his credit and is the recipient of PADMA BUSHAN NATIONAL AWARD(one of the highest honours conferred upon creative personalities ). He has also directed and produced several films in hindi and telugu. Thus parents played a pivotal role in inspiring naresh to terra firma his career as an actor.
other film personalities like RAO BALA SARASWATHI the legendary singer of south India (naresh’s aunt) and JAYA SUDHA, a very popular heroine in the south and a politician (also naresh’s cousin) have had an impact on ‘naresh the actor’.CHILD ACTOR HERO CHARACTER ACTOR GOLDEN ERA EXPERIMENTS a turning point