Actress Ileana D’Cruz (born 1 November 1987) is an Indian film actress, who predominantly appears in Telugu and Hindi films. Actress Ileana D’Cruz won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut – South for the 2006 Telugu film Devadasu. She has appeared in films like Pokiri (2006), Jalsa (2008), Kick (2009), and Julayi (2012), establishing herself as one of Telugu cinema leading actresses. Actress Ileana D’Cruzmade her Kollywood debut with Kedi and made a comeback in Shankar’s Nanban (2012). In 2012, she made her Bollywood debut with Anurag Basu’s critically and commercially successful Barfi!, for which she received critical appreciation and the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.
Actress Ileana D’Cruz was born in Mumbai, and was brought up partly in Mumbai and partly in Goa. Her first name comes from Greek mythology, meaning Helen of Troy. Her family relocated to Parra, Goa when she was 10 years old. Actress Ileana D’Cruz mother tongue is Konkani.
In 2005, Actress Ileana D’Cruz was called for an audition by director Teja, but the project was cancelled. She instead made her feature film debut in the Telugu language romance film Devadasu (2006), directed by Y. V. S. Chowdhary. She underwent acting classes with Aruna Bhikshu, before starting to work on the film.
|Actress Ileana D’Cruz|
|Born||1 November 1987
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India