Born : July 29, 1990
Age : 24
Birthplace : Stockholm, Sweden
Height: 1.70 m
Movies: Mickey Virus, Kis Kisko Pyaar Karu
Nominations: Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut
Elli Avram was born with a name Elisabet Avramidou Granlud, who is a Swedish and Greek actress but now based in India in Mumbai. She was born in Sweden on 29th July 1990 and is known for working in the movie Mickey Virus after seen in the popular TV reality show called Bigg Boss, which gave her fame in India bringing her into B Town. She was born and brought up in Stockholm and since her childhood, she was interested in dance and music. She learnt these skills and also seen learning skating in her childhood. Later, she got her training in acting from her mother who is also a known Swedish actress.
Since her childhood she felt her connection to India, which helped her learn Indian music and dance as she was always attracted to Indian clothes and culture. As her father was a popular Greek Musician, she got the chance to notice a number of Greek songs of Indian melodies. When she entered in her teens, she wanted to be an actress in Bollywood. When Elli Avram was 17 years of age, she became the member of Pardesi Dance Group based in Sundbyberg at the opposite side of Stockholm city and soon got involved in giving a number of dance shows basically for the Bollywood songs all over Scandinavia. Avram has carried out her acting projects in Sweden including the 2008 crime drama romance movies called Forbjuden Frukt wherein she played the lead character called Selen. The film is all about a girl who falls in love with a boy coming from a criminal background. Besides, she was also seen in a number of Swedish TV series called Gomorron Sverige. In the year 2010, she was seen participating in the Miss Greece beauty contest.
In the year 2012, Elli Avram then shifted to Mumbai wherein she got the chance to do some modelling and got her work visa. Her first ad project was a TV ad for Eveready Batteries with the Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar. She then was seen in a commercial called Ricchezza Silver Jewelry, which was produced by TryAngles Studio. Her major breakdown in Bollywood comes in the form of a comedy thriller called Mickey Virus by Saurabh Varma as she can speak Hindi nicely. In fact, she got a formal training to improve her Hindi accent. In the said film she had the character called Kamayani George and the film was released in 2013 and made in New Delhi.
This then followed her to participate in the popular TV reality show called Bigg Boss in the season 7, which gave her much fame. As far as awards are concerned Elli Avram was nominated at two major award functions including Zee Cine Awards and Big Star Entertainment Awards for best debut actor female and Most Entertaining Debut Female respectively for the debut movie, however, she failed to bag any award for the same. Currently, she is doing two films, the first is Kis Kisko Pyar Karu releasing this year, while the other comes in the form of Housefulll 3, which will be hitting the theatres in 2016. She has also done a music video called Habibi with Rahat Fateh Ali Khan.