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Oviya Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : April 29, 2019

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Short Biography

Oviya Nelson was born on 29-04-1991 in Thrissur in the state of Kerala, India. She is an Indian Model, Television Personality, Film Actress who known for her work in Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu and Hindi films. She is also a Playback Singer.

Other Name: Oviya Nelson, Helen Nelson, Oviya Helen
Other Professions: Film Actress Television Personality Singer Playback Singer
Appearance: Tamil Malayalam Kannada Telugu Bollywood

Oviya Complete Bio & Career

Prior to becoming an actress, Oviya was a model. She rose to prominence after her performance in the comic Tamil film called Kalavani in the year 2010. She starred opposite actor Vimal in this film. Her birth name is Helen Nelson. 
She was studying Arts in Thrissur when director Sargunam approached her for his project Kalavani. After this film was well received at the box-office, she started getting loads of offers from various South Indian directors. She got an opportunity to act with Tamil superstar Kamal Hassan in the film called Manmadhan Ambu. Though she was in the film with a brief role the superstar was so impressed with her that he offered her a lead role in his next film called Cloud Nine. 
Besides Tamil, she has also acted in Malayalam and Kannada language films as well. She made her Malayalam language film debut with the film called Apporvaa in 2008.  After establishing herself in the southern film industry, she finally got an opportunity to act in Hindi film. She made her Hindi film debi8t with the film called Yeh Ishq Sarfira in 2015. The movie though went unnoticed. Oviya is currently busy with as many as 6 projects. She is all set to make her Telugu film debut with the film called Idhi Naa Love Story.
She as a contestant participated in the Tamil version of Bigg Boss hosted by Kamal Haasan for the Star Vijay channel. Through her honesty and charm, she won various hearts. The other housemates repeatedly targeted her but she became the audience favorite and they voted for her in large numbers to make sure that their favorite star remains in the show. She though quit the show after a series of spat with actor Arav. Though, she said that she left the show on medical grounds. She after gaining popularity from the show is in huge demand and various filmmakers have approached her to be a part of their film. Veteran filmmakers such as C. S. Amudhan, Santhosh Jayakumar, and Sundar C have already approached her to be a part of their upcoming films. Post Big Boss, she was seen in Vijay Varadharaj’s film Pallu Padama Paathuka, Raghava Lawrence’s film Muni 4:Kanchana 3, and Deekay’s film titled Katteri.      

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Body Measurements

Breast Size 34
Waist Size 26
Hip Size 34
Body Figure 34-26-34
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Thrissur
Nationality Indian
Religion Christian
Address Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
School N/A
College Vimala College, Thrissur, Kerala
Qualification BA in Functional English
Hobbies Reading Books and Travelling
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut Malayalam - Kangaroo (2007)
Tamil - Naalai Namadhe (2009)
Kannada - Kirataka (2011)
Telugu - Idi Naa Love Story (2018)
Hindi - Yeh Ishq Sarfira (2015)
Best Movies Kalavani (2010), Muthukku Muthaaga (2011), Kalakalappu (2012), 90ml (2019), and Kalavani 2 (2019) among various others
Salary N/A
Net Worth $10 Million
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Red
Favorite Player Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actor Kamal Haasan
Favorite Food Biryani and Pizza

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Oviya

  • Besides South Indian language films, she has also appeared in Hindi film Yeh Ishq Sarfira in the year 2015.
  • She recently made her singing debut with the song "Marana Matta" from her Tamil film 90 ML.
  • She is rumoured to be dating Big Boss contestant Arav.
  • She won Darling of Tamil Nadu Award at the Aval Awards in 2018.

Oviya Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

32 years, 7months, 5 days old age Oviya will turn 33 on 29 April, 2024. Only 4 months, 24 days, 14 hours,27 minutes has left for her next birthday.

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