Born : November 1, 1987
Birthplace : Mumbai
Age : 26 years
Height: 1.65 m
Bio – Ileana D’Cruz, is one of the known Indian movie actress who is more popular in Telugu films rather than Bollywood ones. Her very first Telugu movie awarded her the Filmfare awards in debut female category in the year 2006 for her movie called Devadasu. She is known to give a number of south Indian films (especially Telugu) while some of her known movies include Pokiri, Jalsa, Kick, and Julayi that appeared in the years 2006 – 12. Her entry in the Bollywood industry was seen in the movie called Barfi for which she got her loads of applauds, which led her – the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut award.
Now peeping in her early life and background, she was born and brought in Mumbai and to a small extent in Goa as well. She comes from a Catholic background, having three siblings all based in Goa. When she shifted to Goa, she was recognized for her vibrant simile and gorgeous face, which led to make her portfolio in January 2003. Slowly and steadily, she started getting recognized while walking on the ramp and a couple of photo shoots, which landed her to three big ad campaigns (Emami Talc, Electrolux, Fair and Lovely). The latter ad, which was directed by the famous director Rakesh Roshan gave her good visibility in the glamour world, leading her to a south Indian feature film.
As far as Ileana D’Cruz career graph is concerned, she got her first break in feature films called Devadasu in the year 2006, while she learnt acting to ace her performance from noted theatre personality Aruna Bhikshu. This led lots of pressure on her, which even discouraged at one point of time to give up, however, her hard work and patience simply was recognized in the block buster movie Devadasu. This also led her – the Filmfare award in the category of Best Female Debutant. This gave her more south Indian films, which did similar big business in the market. During the slot of 2007 to 2011, her film career really soared for better roles, which she accomplished with perfection and care making recognized in the movie industry.
After proving her worth in Kollywood industry, Ileana D’Cruz was seen in Anurag Basu’s film called Barfi. Her performance in the blockbuster film was simply applauded by the critics, which she played with utter perfection and care. Some of the critics turned a big fan for her calling her an ace actress. She was also awarded the Filmfare award in the category of Best Female Debutant for the same movie. Her other Hindi movie include Phata Poster Nikhla Hera with Shahid Kapoor in 2013 and the upcoming movie – Mai Tera Hero, which she has done opposite with Nikhil Advani. In a short span of her film career of around 7 years, she has won more than 10 awards for both her south Indian films and the mainstream Bollywood cinemas, while was nominated in more than two dozen different films.