Actress Oviya became a household name across Tamil Nadu after she entered as one among the sixteen contestants in the first season of the smash hit Tamil reality TV show, Bigg Boss, in 2017. She had already been a popular name among Tamil cinema fans before her entry in Bigg Boss and had impressed fans with her performance in her debut in the sleeper hit family comedy film, Kalavaani. Soon after, Oviya landed her roles in notable Tamil films such as Manmadhan Ambu, Muthukku Muthaaga, Marina, Kalakalappu, Sillunu Oru Sandhippu, Moodar Koodam, Madha Yaanai Koottam, Yaamirukka Bayamey and 144

Post her Bigg Boss exit, Oviya appeared in Raghava Lawrence's blockbuster Kanchana 3, while also leading the female-centric adult entertainer 90 ML and starred in Kalavani 2 in 2019. Among the many notable topics about Oviya has been her love life and how she had during her stay in the Bigg Boss house shared a romantic relationship with the title winner Arav. The two have remained good friends since Bigg Boss Tamil season 1, with Arav tying the knot to actress Raahei in 2020 and Oviya as well conveying her wishes and regards to the couple for a happy married life. 

Oviya, who charmed her way into the hearts of millions of Tamil-speaking people via Bigg Boss, has since then remained mum about her relationship status. Having said that, the Kalavani actress on Thursday surprised fans when she took to her Twitter page to share a picture of herself kissing a man, with the caption "Love". Oviya’s latest photo has raised questions on social media as to whether she has entered a romantic relationship with the man in the picture. As the Oviya Army continues to query her on social media pages in regard to the man in the photo, the popular actress is at present choosing to keep quiet, with fans expecting a statement from the actress soon. 

On the work front, Oviya will next be seen in a cameo role in Arav's upcoming film, Raja Bheema, while also being paired opposite Abi Saravanan in a film titled Sambhavam. She is also starring in the Malayalam film, Black Coffee, which has Sunny Wayne in the lead role.