Name: Ileana D’cruz
Date Of Birth: 1 November, 1987
Place Of Birth: Mumbai, India
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Current residence: Goa
Occupation: Model, Actress
Education Qualification: Schooling in Goa, Graduation from Bombay University
Languages: English, Hindi, Urdu
Father’s Name: Ronaldo
Mother’s Name: Samira
Sister’s Name: Farrah and Eileen
Brother’s Name: Rhys
Telugu Debut movie: Devdasu
Tamil Debut movie: Kedi
Kannada Debut movie: Huduga Hudugi (item number)
Bollywood Debut: Barfee
Upcoming movies: Honey (Telugu), Khiladi 786 (Bollywood), Once Upon a Time in Mumbai 2 (Bollywod)
Fimfare Best Female Debut for movie Devadasu
Santosham Best Actress Award for movie Jalsa
Before coming in to film industry, Ileana Dcruz did photoshoots and rampwalks. Ileana has also worked for product advertisements. Some of them are Electrolux, Emami Talc and Fair & Lovely cream.
Ileana Dcruz made her acting debut with a Telegu romantic movie called Devadasu. With her debut, Ileana got good compliments as cool debut actress. Ileana also won the Filmfare Award for the Best Female debutant. Later, Ileana acted in the movie Pokiri opposite to Mahesh Babu directly by Prabhu Deva. The movie was biggest commercial success for Ileana and Ileana received many good compliments for this movie as an established actress.
In Year 2006, Ileana made her Tamildebutantat in the movie Kedi. But the movie did not do well. Some of the other movies like Khatarnak, Rakhi and Munna was also unsuccessful movies for Ileana. In year 2007, Ileana signed a movie called Aata in telugu with Siddhath. She received very favorable reviews for her performance as Satya in this movie.
In 2008, Ileana featured opposite to Pawan Kalyan in the movie Jalsa. The film Jalsa movie was a financially successful movie. Ileana received a huge positive remarks with good compliments as pretty, damn cool and lovely bubbly girl in the film. In Year 2009, Ileana signed the movie Kick and also nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actress.
In 2010, Ileana made her Kannada film debut to perform an item number Ileana Ileana. Ileana again made a big rock solid performance with the movie Nenu Naa Rakshasi. Ileana’s performance in the film received positive comments by critics as she was looking stunning in the film and Ileana’s acts like crying, smirking, hot look was the pleasant surprises for her fans.
In 2012, Ileana signed Nanban (remake of Hindi movie 3 Idiots) opposite Vijay. Ilena and Vijay’s onscreen chemistry and their climax lip-lock kiss attracted many eyeballs towards the film. Nanban has become blockbuster in 2012.
Besides south movies, Ileana has made her Bolywod debut with Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra starrer Barfee.