Ileana D’Cruz is an Indian film actress who is popular in bollywood. She started her career as a model and later debuted with the Telugu film Devadasu in 2006 directed by Y.V.S.Chowdhary. He 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). 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. She was seen in the bollywood movie Rustom.
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.
Name : Ileana D’cruz
Birthday : 1 November 1987
Age : 29 years
Place Of Birth : Mumbai, India
Height : 5’4″
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 will be seen in upcoming flick Mubarakan which also stars Anil Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor and Athiya Shetty. The film that’s directed by Anees Bazmee is slated to the hit the silver screens on July 28, 2017. Arjun will be seen playing a double role in the film out of which one is a Sardar.
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. The recent buzz is that, Ileana and Andrew have already got married in Australia. The ceremony was held in last December and the two are keeping their marriage under wraps.
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.
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 has three siblings – older sister Farrah, younger brother Rhys and youngest sister Eileen.
Favourite destination : Maldives. I’m a Goan girl, so I am a total beach person. And my ideal day would be spent on the beach
Hottest actress : Salma Hayek
Favourite designer : Christian Louboutin
Idea of a perfect date : A picnic basket, a blanket on a beach, a bonfire, talking under the stars. Having amazing food and wine over a good conversation.