She is the daughter of veteran Swedish actor Maria Granlund. Maria has worked with Ingmar Bergman in Oscar-winning film 'Fanny and Alexander'. She has learned ballet, bellydance, bollywood, kathak, bharatnatyam, jazz and modern dance. Elli has felt connected to India since childhood and feels like home in Mumbai.
Swedish actor Elli Avram is set to make her Bollywood debut opposite TV anchor-turned-actor Manish Paul in the upcoming flick, "Mickey Virus" comic thriller Director by Saurabh Varma.