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Ileana D'Cruz Profile

Ileana D'Cruz is an Indian film actress who is popular in bollywood. She started her career as a model. Later, she debuted with the Telugu film Devadasu in 2006 directed by Y.V.S.Chowdhary who spotted her in a Fair and Lovely ad film directed by Rakesh Roshan. She went on to appear in commercially successful ventures Pokiri (2006), Jalsa (2008) and Kick (2009), establishing herself as one of Telugu cinema's leading actresses. D'Cruz then made her Tamil film debut alongside Ravi Krishna in Kedi and made a comeback in Shankar's Nanban (2012). In 2012, she made her debut in Bollywood with Barfi opposite Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra.

Biography

Ileana D'Cruz was born on 1 November 1987 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Her family relocated to Parra, Goa when she was 10 years old. Her mother tongue is Konkani.

Personal Profile

Name : Ileana D'cruz
Birthday : 1 November 1987
Age : 28 years
Place Of Birth : Mumbai, India
Height : 5'4"
Weight : 56 kg
Zodiac sign : Scorpio
Religion : Christian
Occupation : Model, Actress
Education Qualification : Schooling in Goa, Graduation from Bombay University
Telugu Debut movie : Devdasu
Tamil Debut movie : Kedi
Kannada Debut movie : Huduga Hudugi (item number)
Bollywood Debut : Barfi

Ileana D'Cruz

Latest News

As per the sources, Ileana D'Cruz has been roped in Akshay Kumar's upcoming movie Rustom. The movie is based on certain true events set in 1950s. Akshay will be playing the role of a Navy Officer and his female lead is going to be Ileana D'Cruz. Reports also revealed that, Esha Gupta will be essaying a grey role.

Boyfriend/Dating

According to the sources, Ileana D'cruz is dating an Australian guy named Andrew Kneebone. He is an IT professional and also a photographer. The two have been spotted together on several occasions and they are more than just friends. As per the reports the duo got engaged and might get married soon.

Career

The manager of the hotel where Ileana's mother was working, suggested that she has a beautiful face with a vibrant smile and should start modelling and fixed a meeting with Marc Robinson. Her first portfolio was created in January 2003. Her second portfolio was set up in the following year, which landed her three advertisements from Electrolux, Emami Talc and Fair and Lovely. She debuted in the Telugu film Devadasu in 2006 and then made her Tamil film debut alongside Ravi Krishna in Kedi.

Family

Ileana was born to a Catholic father, Ronaldo Leo who is a Lawyer and a Muslim mother, Samira. While growing up, she lived in Goa for about seven years. Her first name comes from Greek mythology, meaning Helen of Troy. Ileana is very much close to her mother. She said " My mum is a rockstar and I idolise her. She was born in a conservative Muslim family, where the girls were not educated much and she was required to wear a burkha." She has three siblings - older sister Farrah, younger brother Rhys and youngest sister Eileen.

In Main Tera Hero

Ileana was seen in movie Main Tera Hero opposite Varun Dhawan and Nargis Fakhri. She played the role of a college girl Sunaina, a shy and mysterious girl.

Shruti Ghosh in Barfi

Ileana D'Cruz made her Bollywood debut with the movie Barfi opposite Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra. Ileana played the character of Shruti Ghosh, the lady love of mute, deaf guy Ranbir Kapoor.

Fitness/style mantra

Ileana does not prefer work out at gym. She does a lot of pilates. She said "It's something that really works for me. Unfortunately, I cannot run since I have a really bad knee so I try and walk as much as possible, which is extremely good. I am a foodie. I eat every possible thing and if I would tell you my food chart you won't believe that an actress can have so much. But whatever I eat I just make sure that I exercise regularly."

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