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 Avramidis.
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 on the Swedish TV series 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.