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Helen "Oviya" Nelson is a contestant on Bigg Boss Tamil 1.

She's often referred to as the most popular contestant ; not only in the first season, but in all of Bigg Boss Tamil's history. She made waves on social media and among popular people because of the way she never spoke of someone behind their back and most importantly, because of her perky 'take-it-easy' attitude. 

Her fans are referred to as the 'Oviya Army', though some call themselves the 'Oviya Family' as per her request on another television show.

Biography[]

Oviya, birth name Helen Nelson, is an Indian actress. She has portrayed roles in several films, a few popular ones being 'Maheshwari' in Kalavani, 'Maya' in Kalakalappu and 'Kavya' in Kanchana 3. 

She was born in Thrissur, Kerala.

She's 1.68m tall. She was born on 29 April, 1991.

She's also released albums, Amma En Amma, Vol.3 to name two.

Player History - Bigg Boss Tamil 1[]

Nominations History[]

Week Nominated Nominated By Final Position
1 Ganja Karuppu
Shree Ram
2 Ganja Karuppu
Raiza Wilson
Snehan
Raiza Wilson
Namitha Vankawala
Ganja Karuppu
Nominated
3 Gayathri Raguram
Raiza Wilson
Snehan
Ganesh Venkatraman
Vaiyapuri
Raiza Wilson
Gayathri Raguram
Shakthi Vasudevan
Nominated
4 Ganesh Venkatraman
Namitha Vankawala
Snehan
Ganesh Venkatraman
Raiza Wilson
Gayathri Raguram
Maria Juliana
Namitha Vankawala
Nominated
5 Maria Juliana
Ganesh Venkatraman
Snehan
Ganesh Venkatraman
Raiza Wilson
Gayathri Raguram
Shakthi Vasudevan
Nominated
6 Aarav Kizar
Raiza Wilson
Aarav Kizar
Snehan
Ganesh Venkatraman
Raiza Wilson
Gayathri Raguram
Shakthi Vasudevan
Maria Juliana
Nominated
Walked

Housemates Relationship[]

Loyalties

Enemies

Trivia[]

  • Oviya holds the record for most consecutive nominations in Bigg Boss Tamil 1, with 5 in a row.
  • Oviya also is the most popular contestant in Bigg Boss Tamil's history; the first time she was nominated, over a million people voted for her and it was only the second week.
  • She's inspired a lot of songs, one being 'Shut Up Pannunga', which was a reference to an iconic dialogue she said during her stay in the Bigg Boss house to fellow contestant Ganja Karuppu.
  • Other phrases popularized by her include 'Spray Adichupuduven' (I'll spray it!) and 'Kokku Nattu...' (A Tamil tongue twister) among others.
  • Consequent to her being on Bigg Boss, she received several movie offers and brand endorsements.
  • Oviya walked out from the show due to depression.

References[]

Bigg Boss Tamil 1 Housemates
Aarav Kizar
Snehan
Harish Kalyan
Ganesh Venkatraman
Bindu Madhavi
Suja Varunee
Vaiyapuri
Kaajal Pasupathi
Raiza Wilson
Gayathri Raguram
Shakthi Vasudevan
Maria Juliana
Oviya Nelson
Oviya
Namitha Vankawala
Harathi Ganesh
Bharani
Ganja Karuppu
Anuya Bhagvath
Shree Ram
Winner
Runner-Up
Finalist
Walked
Ejected
Evicted
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