Oviya has proved that she is more than a pretty face by taking her talent to the big screen. The fashion world has been buzzing since she did some catwalk and even appeared in some commercials. She made her debut in Malayalam cinema and worked in three Mollywood movies and even since she had made her acting debut in Kollywood, the excitement has been approaching at an unbearable level. Oviya is now a busy actress in Tamil cinema having a half-a-dozen projects in her hand, and she is working now in a Hindi film "Yeh Ishq Sarfira" which is almost nearing completion. Before starring in "Kalavani" and appearing in hit movies like Pandiraj's ‘Marina’, and Sundar C.'s ‘
’, the actress had been a gifted modeler. She wants now to try different characters in various languages.
It is said that director Sargunam raised her to a movie star. Film director saw her face on the internet and then she was photographed for a leading role in his project. She reached star status with a leading role in Tamil ‘Kalavani’ and subsequently got to play the Kannada and Telugu remakes of Kalavani too in the same year, Critic called her the promising face in Kollywood then. Oviya was pretty much cinematic royalty in modeling, but she knew modeling does not last, and modeling would make her stereotype, and hence she tried her luck in movies. She has appeared in Telugu, Kannada, Hindi and Malayalam films in a short span of her career. Currently for Oviya acting in Tamil cinema is on top of her resume. Most recently, she has graced several movies in Telugu and Kannada too, and was cast for the upcoming horror flick ‘Hello Naan Pei Pesuren’, comedy film’144’ and many more. Her recent release ‘Yaamiruka Bayamey’ also was a horror comedy and she liked to horror films a lot. She also liked to act in a dual-heroine project or any multi-heroine subjects. This actress is a huge fan of Sridevi.
Oviya was born in Thrissur on Aril 29, 1991. She is known by dual name. In Chennai, she is Oviya and in Kerala, she is Helen.