Elli Avram is a Swedish Greek actress and is now based in Mumbai, India. She performed in the Bollywood movie Mickey Virus and appeared in the reality TV show Bigg Boss.Elli Avram was born in Stockholm, Sweden. She grew up in Tyre’s kommun, Stockholm. Her Greek father, Jannis Avramidis, is a musician who is now settled in Sweden; and her Swede mother, Maria Granlund, is an actress who appeared in Ingmar Bergman’s Fanny and Alexander. Avram attended Frans Schartau High School in Stockholm, from where she graduated in Society-Economics. She took an interest in figure skating, singing and dancing from her initial years. She received training in acting from her mother and aunt who runs a theater in Skne County, Sweden. There was a place in Stockholm that used to sell Hindi movies and she would buy Bollywood films from there. Also she used to watch Hindi films on YouTube.
Avram at the first look launch of Mickey Virus in July 2013
At 17, Avram became a member of Sundbyberg, Stockholm based Pardesi Dance Group and gave dance performances, primarily on Bollywood songs.
Avram did some acting projects in Sweden, including the December 2008 crime drama romance movie, Frbjuden Frukt, where she played the role of Selen – the lead character’s teen girlfriend. The movie is set against the backdrop of violent crime, where she falls in love with a boy with a criminal past.
In 2010, Avram participated in Miss Greece beauty contest. She also appeared on the Swedish TV series Gomorron Sverige.
She has acted in an Iranian music video, Hala chi shod, by Emad featuring SB Shaggy.
In September 2012, Avram moved to Mumbai on a tourist visa to pursue an acting career in Bollywood. She signed up with a modeling agency and got a work visa. The agency helped her getting auditions. The first considerable project she managed to get was a TV commercial for Eveready Industries India. Avram has also acted in a TV commercial for Ricchezza Silver Jewellery, produced by Try Angles studio..nts from possessing or displaying posters of Avram in the campus and dormitories as the college authorities considered her images inappropriate.
Films Done By Elli Avram
- 2008 Förbjuden Frukt Selen Swedish
- 2013 Mickey Virus Kamayani George Hindi
- 2015 Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon Deepika
- 2017 Naam Shabana Sona (Cameo)
- 2018 Naa Peru Surya, Naa Illu India Special appearance in the song “Iraga Iraga” TeluguBaazaar Special appearance in the song “Billionaire” Hindi
- 2019 Fraud Saiyaan Chandani
- 2020 Malang Jesse
- 2020 Roohi Afzanadagger Item number for Dupatta Beimaan are Hindi
Television Done By Elli AvrRam
- 2013 Bigg Boss 7 Contestant Colors TV Entered Day 1, Evicted Day 70
- 2014 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 Teen Ka Tadka along with Sophie Choudry
- 2015 Comedy Nights with Kapil Guest
- 2017 The Great Indian Laughter Challenge Host Star Plus Along with Akshay Kumar
- 2019 The Verdict – State vs Nanavati Sylvia Nanavati Alt Balaji