Ileana D'Cruz Profile
Ileana D'Cruz is an Indian film actress, who predominantly appears in Telugu cinema. She started her career as a model and then debuted in 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.
Ileana D'Cruz BiographyIleana was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra on 1 November,1987 as the second child to her parents Ronaldo and Samira. She has three siblings - older sister Farrah, younger brother Rhys and youngest sister Eileen. Ileana started her career as a model and did many photoshoots and fashion shows. She debuted in the Telugu film Devadasu in 2006. Her breakthrough came from her second Telgu film Pokiri (2006). In 2012, she made her debut in Bollywood with Barfi opposite Ranbir Kapoor. She was also seen in the movie Phata Poster Nikla Hero opposite Shahid Kapoor.
Personal ProfileName : Ileana D'cruz
Birthday : 1 November, 1987
Age : 26 years
Place Of Birth : Mumbai, India
Height : 5'4"
Weight :56 kg
Zodiac sign : Scorpio
Current residence : Goa
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
Upcoming movies : Main Tera Hero
BoyfriendIleana D'Cruz has a new friend named Andrew, who is a professional photographer from Australia. According to the sources, the two have been spotted together on several occasions and they are more than just friends. Reports suggests that they share a lot of common interests. The actress, who seems to have fallen for him, has taken him to her house for lunch and introduced him to her parents, who are said to have approved their friendship.
Personal LifeIleana 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 and is always encouraged at every moment right from the starting of her career. 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. "
In Main Tera HeroBarfi girl Ileana is all set for her new flick Main Tera Hero opposite Student of the year Varun Dhawan and Nargis Fakhri. Movie will be directed by famous director David Dhawan. Produced by Ekta Kapoor, the movie is set to release in April 2014.
CareerIleana D'Cruz started modelling with Indian actor and model Marc Robinson. And her first portfolio was created in January 2003. She began gaining notice through photo shoots and ramp walks and her second portfolio was set up the following year, which landed her three advertisements from Electrolux, Emami Talc and Fair and Lovely. She debuted in the Telugu language film Devadasu in 2006 directed by Y.V.S. D'Cruz then made her Tamil film debut alongside Ravi Krishna in Kedi. D'Cruz's career took a turn for the better with the release of her well-received 2007 film Aata, opposite Siddharth.
Shruti Ghosh in BarfiIleana 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. Ileana did full justice with her role and got many appreciation and praises for her character.
Ileana D'cruz and Nargis FakhriB-town girls Nargis Fakhri and Ileana D'cruz are currently busy in shooting for their upcoming movie, Main Tera Hero. The leading actresses didn't miss a chance to go shopping in Bangkok so they specially took a day off to go shopping.