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Elisha Kriis

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Full Name
Elisha Patel

Model, Actress


Years active

Upcoming movie
Skate God

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TV shows
Great World Hotels, Kingfisher Blue Mile, Exotic Fashion TV, XP Guide, The Nordic Quest, Best From The Rest

Zanjeer, Hansel vs Gretel, Wake Up India, BorderCross, RaOne

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November 23, 1992 (age 28)

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Elisha Kriis is a model and film actress of Indian origin. She made her Hindi film debut with Wake Up India. She started her career as the host for India's first international travel channel, Travelxp. Her shows have been filmed and televised in multiple countries across Europe, Middle East and Southeast Asia in Hindi, English and Arabic languages. She has also appeared in the Hindi action movie Zanjeer, Telugu movie Toofan and NDTV Goodtimes adventure sports documentary titled Kingfisher Blue Mile. Her upcoming film BorderCross is based on the subject of Human Trafficking.


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Early life and background

Kriis was born and raised in Gujarat, India. Her mother, Bhagwati Patel, and father, Jahangir Patel, served as former judges for the State of Gujarat. Her first theater performance was in the fourth grade and later that year the drama was chosen to be aired by DD1, one of India's largest broadcasting networks. Growing up she had a huge passion for exploring different places and cultures which made an impact on her life from an early age. She eventually pursued her Bachelor of Business Administration degree at Maharajah Sayajirao University of Vadodara, where she won a handful of fashion and beauty contests sponsored by well known brands such as MTV, Cavin Kare, Westside and Pantaloons. While in college she also worked as a host for several corporate award shows and women empowerment workshops. She graduated with a bachelor's degree from MSU and then eventually moved to Mumbai to pursue her career in the entertainment industry.


Kriis graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Maharajha Sayajirao University of Vadodara. Her graduation was followed by a studio training program in Mumbai. In June 2014 Kriis was invited as a speaker by College of the Canyons, California, to address the Beyond Barriers women empowerment conference. Her lecture at the conference referenced the power of education and empowering others to empower yourself.

TV and film career

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She started her career as a hostess for India’s first international travel channel Travelxp. Her shows went on air on February 2011; more than one hundred episodes have been released in a period of four years. Her shows Xp-Guide and Great World Hotels have topped the charts of Television Audience Measurement (TAM) ratings which is a weekly report card for television channels across India. These shows were shot in more than thirty major cities around Europe, Middle East, Southeast Asia and India, and have been translated in multiple languages. In Travelxp, Elisha explores exotic destinations around the world and has five TV shows that feature her throughout several episodes. Shows titled XP Guide, Great World Hotels, Xplore, Best from the Rest, Divine Destinations and Hills Valleys.

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The episodes of Travelxp are accessible across various multi-media platforms such as DTH systems, in-flight screens, TV networks and IPTV networks. These programs can be viewed across the Indian subcontinent, and in numerous other countries worldwide.

She made her Hindi film debut with Wake Up India. In this film she plays the role of a fearless reporter that strives to expose the truth behind an alleged rape scandal involving the Chief Minister of the State. In 2013, she has appeared in the Hindi action movie Zanjeer, and the Telugu movie Toofan, also starring Priyanka Chopra, Sanjay Dutt and Ram CharanIn the 2014 NDTV Goodtimes adventure sports documentary, "Kingfisher BlueMile," Kriis embarks on an exploration of the Himalayas. Accompanied by five other adventure enthusiasts, she undertakes a road trip from Delhi to Chopta.

In 2014 Kriis started her own production company by the name of Tigress Pictures in Hollywood, Los Angeles. The company plans to focus on films based on inspirational women around the world. Her upcoming action adventure film entails combat scenes for which she has been undergoing intensive sword fight training under Gregory Hoffman. Her most recent work includes a movie titled BorderCross, based on the subject of Human Trafficking.

Elisha Kriis is represented by Hollywood talent management firm, D2D Talents, owned by Dawn Marie Larkin.

Selected filmography

  • Travelxp T.V shows 2011-2012-2013 as Host
  • Wake Up India 2013 as Supriya
  • Zanjeer 2013 as Shital
  • Toofan 2013 as Shital
  • NDTV Good Times show Kingfisher BlueMile 2014 as Herself
  • The Better Half 2015 as Executive Producer
  • Hansel vs Gretel 2015 as Circe
  • BorderCross 2016 as Tara
  • Tournament 2016 as Jasmine
  • The Recall 2017 as Eva Kapur
  • Ink and Rain 2017 as Lex
  • Skate God 2017 as Jade
  • References

    Elisha Kriis Wikipedia