Elli Avram

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Elli AvrRam
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Elli AvrRam in 2013
Born Elisabet Avramidou Granlund
(1992-07-29) 29 July 1992 (age 26)[1]
Stockholm, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Other names Elisabet Avramidou
Occupation Actress

Elisabet Avramidou Granlund, known professionally as Elli AvrRam (born 29 July 1992),[2][3] is an Indian-Swedish-Greek actress[4] and is now based in Mumbai, India.[5][6] She appeared in the Abbas-Mustan directed blockbuster Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon.[7] and participated in the Indian reality TV show Bigg Boss. She has also appeared on the widely acclaimed Scandinavian talk show Skavlan.

Career[edit]

At age 18, AvrRam became the member of Pardesi Dance Group in Sundbyberg and gave dance performances all over Scandinavia, primarily of Bollywood songs.[8] AvrRam has done some acting projects in Sweden,[4] including 2008 crime drama romance movie, Förbjuden Frukt, where she played the role of Selen - the lead character's teen girlfriend. The movie was set against a backdrop of violent crime, where she falls in love with a boy with a criminal background.[9] She also appeared as guest on the Swedish Morning Show Gomorron Sverige. In 2010, AvrRam participated in the Miss Greece beauty contest.[10][11]

In September 2012, AvrRam moved to Mumbai.[12] She signed up with a modeling agency and got a work visa. Her first considerable project was a television advertisement for Eveready Batteries with Akshay Kumar. Since then she's also featured in other massive campaigns like the OPPO Diwali ad with the Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli.

She got her first major breakthrough with a lead role in Abbas-Mustan directed blockbuster Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon opposite famous comic star Kapil Sharma. She's also played the lead role in Saurabh Varma's comedy thriller film, Mickey Virus.[13][4] Before her Bollywood debut, AvrRam had formal training in Hindi pronunciation and now speaks fluent hindi.[14] In Mickey Virus she played the role of Kamayani George.[15] The film, shot in Delhi, was released on 25 October 2013.[13] In September 2013, AvrRam participated in the reality TV show Bigg Boss 7 and spent ten weeks in the house until she got evicted on Day 70. In 2015 she appeared in the box office hit Kis Kisko Pyar Karoon as Deepika opposite Kapil Sharma. She also appeared in item song 'Kudiyan shehar di' in film Poster Boys.[16]

Elli AvrRam is set to make her Tamil and Kannada debut in the Queen south remakes, Paris Paris and Butterfly.[17]

Filmography[edit]

TV appearances[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Twitter / ElliAvram:". Twitter.com. 2013-07-28. Retrieved 2014-04-01. 
  2. ^ "Elli AvrRam turns 24, glad that she shares birthday with Sanjay Dutt". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2014-04-01. 
  3. ^ Colors TV. "Bigg Boss - 25th October 2013 - Full Episode (HD)". YouTube. Retrieved 2014-04-01. 
  4. ^ a b c De Villiers, Pierre. "Swedish actress Elli Avram is breaking new ground - by starring in an upcoming hollywood film". Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  5. ^ "Elli Avram moves to a new address". 
  6. ^ "Elli AvrRam reveals her life's secrets: No salt, no Tinder, no friendship with ex". 
  7. ^ "Elli Avram meets her parents on Bigg Boss 7 - The Times of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 2013-10-28. Retrieved 2014-04-01. 
  8. ^ Follo. "Elli Avram training for Bollywood". Retrieved 2015-08-27. 
  9. ^ "Förbjuden Frukt (2008) Official trailer. starring Elli AvrRam, Gguveli, Haisem Ali, Arif Karadeniz". Ali Gohari. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  10. ^ "Katrina Kaif has a twin in Bigg Boss 7 contestant Elli Avram!". FILMS OF INDIA. Archived from the original on 23 September 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  11. ^ ""Gomorron" Episode dated 20 August 2013 (TV Episode 2013) -". IMDb. Retrieved 2016-07-25. 
  12. ^ "Spot the difference: Elli AvrRam and Katrina Kaif". Living Media India Limited. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  13. ^ a b "Mickey Virus - Mickey Virus Overview". Contests2win.com India Pvt. Ltd. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  14. ^ Mankermi, Shivani (31 August 2013). "Bollywood gets ready to unleash a new stock of hotties". Living Media India Limited/Mail Today. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  15. ^ "Mickey Virus (2013)". IMDb.com, Inc. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  16. ^ "'Poster Boys' new song: Sunny Deol-Elli AvrRam bring back Daler Mehndi's hit track 'Kudiya shehar di' to life". 
  17. ^ "Kannada has a very exotic ring to it: Elli AvrRam". 
  18. ^ "Teen ka Tadka Special on Jhalak: Recap Episode 25". aapkacolors.com. Retrieved 2016-06-02. 

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