Elli Avram is a Swedish Greek actress and is now based in Mumbai, India. She is known for her Bollywood movie Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon. Avram came to limelight after participating in the Indian reality TV show Bigg Boss. Elli Avram was born to the singer Jannis Avramidis, and the actress Maria Granlund. She enrolled at Frans Schartau High School, Sweden, from where she obtained her Society-Economics degree.
She ultimately got her first major progress by bagging a lead role in Saurabh Varma‘s comedy thriller film Mickey Virus. Avram said The photographer who took pictures of me knew a director who was looking for a girl for a lead role. I called him and had come to audition for his movie. She revealed, “Before I auditioned for Mickey Virus, I asked the director to send me the script so I could memorize the words because I didn’t know Hindi yet.
Elli Avram Bio/Wiki
|Birth Name||Elisabet Avramidou Granlund|
|Age||(as in 2020) 30 Years|
|Debut||Film: Förbjuden Frukt (2008)|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Leo|
|Birth Place||Stockholm, Sweden|
|Date of Birth||29 July 1990|
|Home Town||Stockholm, Sweden|
|Hobbies||Dancing, singing, and skating|
|Mother's Name||Maria Granlund (Actress)|
|Father's Name||Jannis Avramidis (Greek musician)|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Hardik Pandya (Cricketer)|
Marital Status, Husband and Children
|Marriage Date||Not Known|
|School||Frans Schartau High School, Stockholm|
|College/University||Degree in Society Economics|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Brands Endorsed||Not Known|
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 170 cm|
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 7"
|Weight (Approx.)||in Kilograms- 54 Kg|
in Pounds-120 lbs
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Not Known|
|S*xual Orientation||Not Known|
|Dress Size||Not Known|
|Shoe Size||Not Known|
|Favourite Actress||Aishwariya Rai Bachchan|
|Favourite Actors||Shahrukh Khan|
|Favorite Food||Piperies Gemistes|
Family – Parents and Siblings
Elli Avram was born on 29 July 1990 in Stockholm, Sweden. She grew up in Tyreso 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 had a part in Ingmar Bergman’s Fanny and Alexander.
Avram took an interest in figure skating, singing, and dancing from her initial years. Avram received training in acting from her mother and aunt who runs a theater in Skane County, Sweden. Avram felt a connection to India since her childhood. In an interview, she said, “Even when I was five, I was fascinated by Indian dance and the colorful clothes.”
Since her father is a Greek musician, she found some Greek songs are related to Indian melodies. Avram dreamt of being a Bollywood actress since her adolescence. She would go to a video store in Stockholm that used to sell Hindi movies and she would buy Bollywood films from there. She also used to watch Hindi films on YouTube.
Elli Avram Net Worth
According to various online sources, Elli Avram’s estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details have been updated below. Let’s check, How Rich is Elli Avram in 2020?
|Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)||$1-$5 milion|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)||Under Review|
|Annual Salary||Under Review|
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Movies – Career
- At 17, Avram became a member of the Stockholm based Pardesi Dance Group, and gave dance performances, primarily on Bollywood songs.
- Avram has done some acting projects in Sweden, the most noticeable of them is the December 2008 crime drama romance movie, Förbjuden 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 the Miss Greece beauty contest. She also appeared on the Swedish TV-show Gomorron Sverige.
- In September 2012, Avram moved to Mumbai on a tourist visa to pursue an acting career in Bollywood. About the decision of acting in Hindi movies, She signed up with a modeling agency and soon 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 with the leading Indian actor Akshay Kumar.
- She eventually got her first major breakthrough by bagging a lead role in Saurabh Varma’s comedy thriller film Mickey Virus. Avram revealed in an interview, “When I told the director that mom worked with Ingmar Bergman, he gave a strong reaction: ‘What!? Has she worked with Bergman?’
- They were incredibly impressed.” For her Bollywood launch, Avram has taken formal training in dance form and Hindi pronunciation. In this film, she plays the role of Kamayani George, the love interest of the character Mickey Virus, played Manish Paul, who is a popular TV host and is making his debut in the film industry.
- In 2013, Avram participated as a contestant on an Indian reality TV show, Bigg Boss 7, where celebrities from various walks of life live together in a large house, completely cut off from the outside world. They try to avoid being evicted every week by public votes, with the aim of prize money at the end.
- The show, based on Dutch-based Endemol’s Big Brother, went on air in September 2013 and is hosted by the actor Salman Khan. After spending ten weeks on the show, she got evicted in November 2013.
- In October 2013, colleges in Chandigarh reportedly banned the students from possessing or displaying posters of Avram in the campus and dormitories as the college authorities considered her images inappropriate.
- Avram performed a dance act on the song “Chamma Chamma” for the movie Fraud Saiyyan. The special song was released in December 2018 by Tips Industries and gained over 15 million YouTube views in just three days of its release.
- In March 2019, she appeared in a music video called, Haaye Oye, released by Sony Music India.
- Does Elli Avram smoke?: No
- Does Elli Avram drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Elli was a contestant of the Miss Greece beauty contest in 2010.
- This Swedish beauty made her Indian TV appearance with Bigg Boss 7 in 2013.
- Before making her debut in Bollywood with “Micky Virus”, she acted in Swedish crime-drama-romantic film “Förbjuden Frukt” and TV series “Gomorron Sverige.”
- She appeared in an ad commercial of Eveready batteries opposite actor Akshay Kumar.
- In 2017, she changed the spelling of her surname “Avram” to “Avram” by adding an extra R to it.
Is Elli Avram Indian?
Like <a data-ail="814" target="_blank" href="https://woodgram.com/katrina-kaif-biography/" title="Katrina Kaif">Katrina Kaif</a>, Elli Avram, Too, Is Non-indian, And Like Katrina, She Didn’t Waste Time Bagging A Movie With A Small Banner Titled ‘Mickey Virus’. Like So Many Before Her, Elli Avram Hopes To Make A Mark In Bollywood, And The Fact That She’s Not From Here Doesn’t Seem To Hold Her Back.