Name: Elli Avram
Birthdate: 29th of July, 1990
Biography: Elli Avram, the Swedish Greek actress was born as Elisabet Avramidou on the 29th of July, 1990 in Stockholm, Sweden. Presently she resides in Mumbai, India. Elli’s father Jannis Avramidis is a Greek musician who lives in Sweden; and Maria Granlund, her mother is a noted Swedish actress. Maria Granlund had starred in Ingmar Bergman’s ‘Fanny and Alexander’, which was an Oscar winning movie. She graduated with a degree in Society Economics from the prestigious Frans Schartau High School situated in Stockholm. Early in her life, Elli Avram had developed interests in dancing, singing and skating. Both her mother and aunt trained Elli in the field of acting. Her aunt is the owner of a theatre situated in Skane country, Sweden.
In her home country, Elli had done certain projects, the most noticeable being ‘Förbjuden Frukt’ which was a crime-drama-romantic film released in the month of December in 2008. Here Elli donned the character role of the protagonist’s teen girlfriend. This film depicts all the atrocities which happens in crime and it also shows how a girl falls in love with a boy who has a criminal past attached to his life.
In the year 2010, she took part in the Miss Greece beauty contest. Elli was also seen on the Swedish television series, ‘Gomorron Sverige’. In the month of September in 2012, Elle shifted to the city of dreams, Mumbai in order to pursue a career in acting in Bollywood. In an interview she once said that at the age of 14 she was greatly moved and inspired by the Bollywood movie, ‘Devdas’ starring Aishwariya Rai Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan, and she wanted to sing and dance just like they do in Bollywood films. Her very first project was alongside actor Akshay Kumar in a television commercial for the brand, Eveready Industries, India. Eventually she was signed up for a lead role in Saurabh Verma’s ‘Mickey Virus’, starring Manish Paul, Nitish Pandey, Puja Gupta, Varun Badola and Manish Choudhury. This was a big opportunity for her as she did not know how to speak in Hindi. When the audition round was over, she along with 200 other hopefuls was shortlisted. She managed to beat all the 200 and was eventually selected for the lead role. In this movie, Elli enacts the character role of Kamayani George who is the love interest of Mickey Virus, the character played by Manish Paul. This film, which was shot in Delhi would be hitting the theatres on the 25th of October, 2013. Presently Elli is a Bigg Boss house member in the seventh edition of the television reality show, Big Boss. In this show, various celebrities live together for weeks in a huge house which is totally isolated and cut off from the rest of the world. Bigg Boss is based on Big Brother, a Dutch reality game show created by John de Mol.
Her filmography includes ‘Mickey Virus’ (2013) and ‘Förbjuden Frukt’ (2008).