Oviya Helen is an Indian actress who came into the limelight following her appearance in the reality show Bigg Boss Tamil – Bigg Boss Hindi counterpart. Oviya began her acting career by playing supporting roles in Malayalam films. She is best known for her work in movies such as Kalavani, Kalakalappu, Moodar Koodam, and Yaamirukka Bayamey. She won the Edison Awards for Best Female Rising Star for her role in the movie Kalakalappu.
Oviya Helen was born on the 29th of April 1991, in Thrissur, Kerala, India. She is currently 28 years old.
|Birth Name||Helen Nelson|
|Date of Birth||April 29, 1991|
|Place of Birth||Thrissur, Kerala, India|
|Age||28 years old|
Oviya attended Vimala College in Thrissur in 2008. She holds a B.A. degree in Functionla English.
Aarav (2017) – Oviya met Aarav in the reality show Bigg Boss Show, and instantly fell in love with him. 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 realizes 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.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 4 inches|
Centimeters -163 cm
Meters – 1.63 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 55 kg|
Pounds – 121 lbs
|Shoe Size||7 (US)|
|Dress Size||4 (US)|
|Distinctive Features||Slim figure|
In 2007, She made her acting debut as a supporting actress in a Malayalam film Kangaroo, gaining her critical acclaim.
Oviya made her first appearance as a heroine in the 2010 Tamil comedy film Kalavani, a role that earned her a Best Debut Actress nomination at Vijay Awards.
As a singer, she made her debut with the movie 90 Ml, in which she recorded the song “Marana Matta” with music composed by Silambarasan.
She 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. She charges somewhere between Rs 30 to 60 lakh per film. She took Rs. 2.5 lakh per day during her stint in the Bigg Boss show.
- Favorite Food – Biryani and Pizza
- Favorite Color – Blue, Pink
- Favorite Actor – Rajinikanth, Vikram, Kamal Haasan
- Favorite Actress – Saranya Ponvannan
- Favorite Destination – Goa, London
Social Media Profiles
- Facebook – iamoviya
- Twitter – oviyaasweetz
- Instagram – oviya_helen_official
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 books, and of course, Oviya is a travel freak. She often head-on expeditions whenever she finds time for it.
She was awarded the Darling of Tamil Nadu award at the 2018 Aval Awards.
In 2019, she caught up in a controversy leading to severe backlash on social media against her for her portrayal in the Tamil-language adult comedy film 90ml.