Happy Birthday to Elli Avram



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Elisabet Avramidou Granlund, known professionally as Elli Avram (born 29 July 1990) is a Swedish Greek actress and is now based in Mumbai, India. She
appeared in the Hindi film Mickey Virus and participated in the Indian reality TV show Bigg Boss.
Elli Avram was born in Stockholm, Sweden to Jannis Avramidis, a Greek musician and Maria Granlund, an actress. She has a brother named, Konstantin

At age 17, Avram became the member of Pardesi Dance Group in Sundbyberg and gave dance performances all over Scandinavia, primarily of Bollywood
songs. Avram 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. The movie was set against a backdrop of violent crime, where she falls in love with a boy with a criminal background.She
also appeared as guest on the Swedish Morning Show Gomorron Sverige. In 2010, Avram participated in the Miss Greece beauty contest.

In September 2012, Avram moved to Mumbai. She signed up with a modeling agency and got a work visa. Her first considerable project was a television
advertisement for Eveready Batteries. Avram was featured in a television commercial for Ricchezza Silver Jewelry, produced by TryAngles Studio.

She got her first major breakthrough with a lead role in Saurabh Varma’s comedy thriller film, Mickey Virus although she spoke no Hindi. Before her
Bollywood debut, Avram had formal training in Hindi pronunciation. In Mickey Virus she played the role of Kamayani George. The film, shot in Delhi, was
released on October 25, 2013.In September 2013, Avram 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 comedian Kapil Sharma.

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