Won a place among the Bollywood stars
Elisabet Avramidou Granlund, known professionally as Elli Avram, is a Greek Swedish actress who has won a place among the Bollywood stars.
Elli Avram was born on 29 July 1990, in Stockholm. Her father is from Greece and is a musician and her mother who is an actress is from Sweden.
In 2013, the Greek actress made her big-screen Bollywood debut with the comedy thriller film “Mickey Virus”.
“I didn’t take up the movie with a thought that this is going to be a hit or not. I was just grateful that I had signed my first Bollywood film. I never had this worry that I have to survive in this industry. I love acting and I like to play characters and that’s about it. I got a lot of great critics for my role and my part in Mickey Virus. Many of them even said that they couldn’t believe it was my first Hindi film” she said in an interview.
In the same year, Elli Avram participated in the Indian reality TV show “Bigg Boss”. The reality TV show follows the format of “Big Brother” and it is one of the most popular reality TV series in India.
Before going to India, she has done some acting projects in Sweden including 2008 crime drama romance movie “Förbjuden Frukt”, where she played the role of Selen – the lead character’s teen girlfriend. She also appeared as guest on the Swedish Morning Show Gomorron Sverige.
In 2010, Elli Avram participated in the Miss Greece beauty contest.
Two years later, in September 2012, she moved to Mumbai. She signed up with a modelling agency and got a work visa. Her first considerable project was a television advertisement for “Eveready Batteries”. She was featured in a television commercial for “Ricchezza Silver Jewelry”.
Elli Avram has made many TV appearances and she has also participated in the romantic comedy Indian film “Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon” in 2015 and two years later in the action Indian film “Naam Shabana”.