Ileana D’Cruz (born 1 November 1987) is an Indian film actress, who predominantly appears in Telugu movies. She won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut South for the 2006 Telugu film Devadasu. She has appeared in films behind Pokiri (2006), Jalsa (2008), Kick (2009), and Julayi (2012), establishing herself as one of Telugu cinema leading actresses. D’Cruz made her Kollywood debut subsequent to Kedi and made a comeback in Shankar’s Nanban (2012). In 2012, she made her Bollywood debut in the middle of Anurag Basu’s systematically and commercially dexterously-off Barfi!, for which she conventional vital confession and the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.
D’Cruz was born in Mumbai, and was brought taking place partly in Mumbai and partly in Goa. She has three siblings older sister Farrah, younger brother Rhys and youngest sister Eileen. Her first publicize comes from Greek mythology, meaning Helen of Troy. Her associates relocated to Parra, Goa subsequent to she was 10 years early. Her mom tongue is Konkani. She is Catholic.
During that epoch, the overseer of the hotel her mother was in doings in, suggested that she has a pretty direction following a flesh and blood smile and should begin modelling and solution a meeting considering Marc Robinson. Though initially reluctant, she was persuaded and her first portfolio was created in January 2003, which she described as a “calamity”. She began gaining declaration through photo shoots and ramp shows and her second portfolio was set going on the with year, which landed her three advertisements from Electrolux, Emami Talc and Fair and Lovely. The latter, in particular, which was directed by Rakesh Roshan, gave her ventilation and brought in several offers for acting in feature films.