There is a rumor that Oviya has chosen not to be part of Katteri, which is directed by Deekay and Hansika has been selected to play the role of her. A source has disclosed that production house of this film has approached her for this role and she also has read the script. She is unable to play the role due to the date issue. At present, she is waiting for the film Gulaebaghavali, a Tamil action comedy film, which will be released on 14th January, 2018.
Recently, she has signed her next film with Atharvaa and the first schedule of this film will shoot in Chennai and the film is directed by Sam Anton. At the end of January or the first week of February, 2018, the second schedule of this film will be shot. The source has also said that her next film will be announced on the next year, which has been already finalized by her. The actress has wished that she wants to enjoy every New Year by travelling New York with her friends and there will be five years gap when she will enjoy the New Year in India. But this year, she has already signed and committed a lot of work and so this year she will enjoy the New Year in Mumbai with her family.