Helen Nelson, best known by her stage name Oviya, is an popular model and actress who has appeared majorly in Tamil films. She rose to prominence following her participation in Kamal Haasan’s reality show ‘Bigg Boss Tamil’ – Bigg Boss Hindi counterpart. She tool Rs 2.5 lakh every day for her stay in the Bigg Boss house. Her outspoken, adventurous and positive approach earned her millions of likes within few weeks during her stint in the show.
Oviya began her acting career by playing supporting roles in Malayalam films. Director Sargunam approached Oviya after seeing her picture online to cast her in his comedy film ‘Kalavani’. The film went on to became a successful venture at the box office as well as earned her fame and acclaim. The rise of her popularity following her stint in Bigg Boss was enormous that no one could imagine as she became the household name of Tamil Nadu. Her popularity fetched her numerous projects, including Deekay’s Katteri and Raghava Lawrence’s Kanchana 3, amongst others.
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She was born on April, 29, 1991
She is currently 26 years old
Thrissur, Kerala, India
She attended Vimala College in Thrissur in 2008. She holds a B.A. degree in Functionla English.
Malayali / Indian
- In feet – 5 feet 4 inches
- In centimeters – 163 cm
- In meters – 1.63 m
- In Kilograms – 55 kg
- In Pounds – 121 lbs
- Measurements – 34-26-36
- Bust – 34 inches
- Waist – 26 inches
- Hip – 36 inches
- Bra Size – 32C
She wears a shoe size 8 (US).
Oviya wears a dress size 4 (US).
Oviya Family Details
- Father – Not Known
- Mother – Not Known
- Siblings – Not Known
Aarav (2017) – Oviya met Aarav in the reality show Bigg Boss Show, and instantly fell in love with him. He was one of the contestants of the show, but their relationship was short lived. Following a spat with Aarav, Oviya deliberately opted out of the show citing health issues. Talking to Kamal Haasan during her exit, she said that she will wait for him until he realises her true love. But in the course of the time, she changed her mind and said that people’s love for her is more precious than one’s (Aarav) love.
In 2007, She made her acting debut as a supporting actress in a Malayalam film Kangaroo, gaining her critical acclaims.
Oviya made her first appearance as a heroine in the 2010 Tamil comedy film Kalavani, which earned her a Best Debut Actress nomination in Vijay Awards.
She was first appeared on the reality show Bigg Boss Tamil, hosted by Kamal Haasan in 2017. Her appearance gained her instant popularity and massive fan following. Her positive attitude, honesty and easy-going character during her stint in the Bigg Boss show attracted millions of people including the likes of Kollywood celebrities.
She has associated with a number of brand and products and also appeared in many television commercials and print ads. She became the new face of Saravana Stores (The Crown Mall) and has inaugurated the store as well. She was paid Rs 1.5 crore for appearing in their ads.
Oviya Net Worth
Oviya is an actress who has appeared in several films where the substantial part of her wealth comes from. Her popularity amongst general public is more than enough to speak about her staggering net worth. Oviya has a net worth of $2 million as of 2017. She charges somewhere between Rs 30 to 60 lakh per film.
- Favorite Food – Biryani and Pizza
- Favorite Color – Blue, Pink
- Favorite Actor – Rajinikanth, Vikram, Kamal Haasan
- Favorite Actress – Saranya Ponvannan
- Favorite Destination – Goa, London
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Interesting Facts About Oviya
Oviya received positive acclaim for her role in her Tamil debut Kalavani and subsequently garnered several offers, including Kamal Haasan Manmadhan Ambu, Marina and Kalakalappu.
Some of her notable films include Moodar Koodam, Madha Yaanai Koottam, Hello Naan Pei Pesuren, Yaamirukka Bayamey among others.
Following her participation in Bigg Boss Tamil, she is now the most sought-after actress among filmmakers, advertisers and endorsements.
Oviya is currently on a signing spree who currently has more than half a dozen of big movies in her kitty.
She made her Hindi debut with the film called Yeh Ishq Safira in 2015, but her performance in the film went unnoticed.
When she is free, she utilizes her time by reading book, and of course, Oviya is a travel freak. She use to set on expeditions whenever she finds time for it.