Born on 29th July 1990, Elli Avram is 23-years-old.
From Sweden to Aamchi Mumbai, from Bigg Boss to scoring her first major Bollywood role in ‘Mickey Virus’, Scandinavian beauty Elli Avram has now become a household name in India. Here is a list of things you ought to know about her.
She is a Swedish national, and was brought up in Stockholm.
Her father is a musician and her mother is an actress.
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Elli is an alumnus of Frans Schartau High School, Stockholm.
She was trained in acting by her mother, who also owns a theatre in Skåne County.
At 17, Elli joined a Stockholm-based Pardesi Dance Group Sundyberg.
She has always mentioned in her interviews that “she has always been fascinated by Indian dance and colorful clothes”.
Elli used to purchase Bollywood film DVDs from an Indian outlet in Stockholm.
Elli has appeared in a 2008 Swedish film called Förbjuden Frukt.
She also appears on Swedish TV drama called Gomorron Sverige.
She participated in the Miss Greece 2010 competition.
She has also appeared in an Iranian music video called Hala chi shod.
She came to Mumbai in September 2012, after signing up with a modeling agency.
She first appeared on Indian television in an advertisement for Eveready Industries India.
Her first prominent acting role was in the 2013 Bollywood movie ‘Mickey Virus’.
Despite having acted in a Hindi movie and formally trained in speaking Hindi, Elli has a strong mother tongue influence.
Bigg Boss season 7, in which she was a contestant, catapulted her to pan-India fame in a matter of months.
She is said to resemble reigning Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif.
On Bigg Boss, Elli was rumored to be a personal favorite contestant of Salman Khan.
Elli has been professionally trained in Indian dance forms.