Swedish Greek-Indian actress Elli Avram broke down in tears while talking about her brother's brain tumour diagnosis on Maniesh Paul's podcast. The Malang actress revealed that she was shooting for a commercial with actor Manoj Bajpayee when she received a call from her parents about the shocking news.
On his podcast, Paul shared that there was once a medical emergency back home but Elli still stood by her work commitments.
"In 2019, I had just started the shoot for Malang. I was shooting back to back and one day I was doing this ad with Manoj Bajpayee when I received a call from my parents about my brother. He had collapsed and they had found a brain tumour. It was such a shock," Avram shared.Holding back her tears, the actress added that she didn't want to cry on the sets so she didn't share the news with anyone, not even her manager. Elli said that she tried to give her best shot despite being 'a mess mentally'.
"I was completely shocked and I didn't tell my manager. I was thinking that if I tell anyone I would just break down and ruin the entire shoot, the makeup," she said.The Mickey Virus actress said that she finished the shoot and finally got the time to speak to her family. An emotional Elli added that she broke down the minute she got home.
Maniesh shared that Elli's brother, who's been in the military for 12 years, is doing fine now and is recovering.
On the work front, Elli Avram has starred in Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon, Mickey Virus and Mohit Suri's Malang. Elli played the role of Jessie in the film which starred Aditya Roy Kapur, Anil Kapoor, Disha Patani and Kunal Kemmu in pivotal roles.
The Bigg Boss 7 fame was also a part of the popular series Inside Edge. She was also seen in Fidaai music video with Aamir Khan.
Divulging the varied unseen and untold facets of life, Maniesh Paul's podcast has been instrumental in providing a platform for people to open up about their deepest secrets.
In the latest episode, Maniesh Paul and his former co-star Elli Avram throw light on the tough life of actors as Elli Avram opens up about the heart-breaking incident of her life. Despite learning about her brother's brain tumour, Elli went through the shoot without informing anyone, displaying the plight of actors.
Sharing a glimpse from the episode, Maniesh Paul said, "Actors also go through a lot…its not always easy…its not always a bed of roses…
@elliavrram shares her journey with me….heart to heart….watch the episode NOW!!!EPISODE OUT!
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Talking about her journey and struggles of life, Elli Avram reconnected with her former co-star Maniesh Paul on 'The Maniesh Paul Podcast', engaging in some light-hearted moments as well as poignant details of her life.
Earlier, celebrities like Bharti Singh, Sharad Kelkar and Pragya Kapoor amongst others also graced the show and have poured their hearts revealing aspects from their life that strike a chord with the audience.
Launched to throw light on the varied aspects of life by inviting people from different walks of life, The Maniesh Paul Podcast has earlier hosted doctor, social media influencer, social activist, hypnotherapist, celebrity hairstylist as well as celebrities.
Currently shooting for Jug Jugg Jeeyo and India's Best Dancer, Maniesh Paul has been creating huge chatter with his podcast across quarters.