Helen Nelson is also known by the stage name of Oviya. She is an Indian model and film actress.
Age and Height
Oviya was born on 29th April 1991 in Thrissur (Kerala). She is 27 years of age as in 2018. She is 5 feet and 4 inches tall.
Oviya is in a relationship with her fellow housemate from Tamil Big Boss, Show Aarav. The relationship came out in the open when pictures of the couple were leaked online.
Nothing much is known about the family details of Oviya, and the actress also does not share about her personal preferences in the social media.
Oviya was a model prior to the time she took up acting professionally. She came into prominence when she enacted the lead role in Tamil comedy movie Kalavani. She was paired opposite Tamil superstar Kamal Hassan in the movie Manmadhan Ambu.
Oviya, besides working in the Tamil film industry, has also played a key role in Malayalam and Kannada movies. Oviya made her Malayalam debut with the movie Apoorvaa. She has also worked in a Hindi movie called Yeh Ishq Sarfira in the year 2015. Her Telugu debut was marked by the movie Idhi Naa Love Story.
She has been a participant of the Tamil version of Big Boss, a show which was hosted by Kamal Hassan. After her appearance in the show Big Boss, Oviya came in the limelight and had signed some big movies including Vijay Varadharaj’s Pallu Padama Paathuka. Other movies which Oviya has signed up include Katteri and Kanchana 3. She has worked in 26 movies till date and has appeared in two seasons of Bigg Boss (Tamil).
Though Oviya has been away from any major controversies, she created a buzz of a sort when she jumped into the swimming pool after a fight with Aarav during Bigg Boss (Tamil) in 2017. There were rumours that she would walk out from the show, but it did not happen.
Oviya is a foodie and likes Biryani and Pizza a lot. Her hobbies are reading books and travelling. Her favourite actor is Vimal while her favourite actress is Saranya Ponvannan.
Oviya was nominated for Best Debut Actress for her movie Kalavani at the 5th Vijay Awards in the year 2010. She won the Best Female Rising Star award for Kalakalappu in the year 2012. She also won the JFW Golden Diva Award and Darling of Tamil Nadu award in the year 2018.
Oviya is among the few Tamil actresses who have appeared in both the first two seasons of Bigg Boss (Tamil).
|Real Name||Oviya Helen|
|Famous Role||Maheshwari in Kalavani|
|Height (In Cm)||163|
|Date of Birth||1991-4-29|
|Home Town||Not known|
|Birth Place||Thrissur, Kerala, India|
|College||Vimala College, Thrissur, Kerala|
|Education Qualification||B. A. in Functional English|