Biography of Ileana D’Cruz

Feb/18/2023 / by Ileana D'cruz
Ileana D'cruz
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Ileana DʼCruz is one of the top actresses in the nation who gave several hit films in her career. She is an actress as well as a model. Her startling beauty and excellent acting skills are perfect for the box office.

Her details are as follows

Date of birth: 1st November 1987

Birthplace: Goa, India

Home town: Parra, Goa

Mother Tongue: Konkani

Affairs/Boyfriends: Andrew Kneebone (Australian Photographer), Sebastian Laurent (Katrina Kaif’s brother)

Married: No

Nationality: Indian

Physical appearance

Height: 165 cm or 5ft 5 inches

Weight: 55 kg

Hair colour: Black

Eye colour: Dark Brown

Figure measurements: 32 – 24 – 35

About Ileana D’Cruz

Born into a Goan Catholic family, Ileana was raised partly in Mumbai and partly in Goa. After finishing her schooling at St. Xavier’s, Goa, she completed her graduation from the University of Mumbai. Ileana D’Cruz was just 18 years old when her career took off. Now the age of Ileana D’Cruz is 35 years. Initially, she was into modelling and later, she landed in South and North Indian films.

Family Details

Ronaldo D’Cruz, Ileana’s father, is a mechanical draftsman and her mother, Samaira D’Cruz, is a designer. One brother Rhys, her elder sister, is Farrah, and her younger sister is Eileen D’Cruz.  

Career Details of Actress Ileana D’Cruz

In the initial years, Ileana’s mother used to work in a hotel. The manager of that hotel suggested to Ileana D’ Cruzthat she should get a photo shoot done and set up a meeting with Marc Robinson. While Ileana claims that her first portfolio was a disaster, she still gained much attention through ramp walks. After a year, she had already bagged three major commercials, and Fair and Lovely were one of them.

Here is when Rakesh Roshan spotted Ileana and offered her feature films. Ileana made her debut in the Telugu industry with the film Devadasu, a super hit. She earned praise from the audience as well as the critics. For Devadasu, she had to take acting classes from Aruna Bhikshu. In her next Telugu film Pokiri, Ileana did outstandingly well, and the movie became the highest-grossing Telugu film.

The same year, she did Kedi, a commercial hit as well. Julayi, the movie in which she was cast with Allu Arjun, became a blockbuster and had a great response from all over the globe. While her success was at its peak, she successfully transitioned to Bollywood. In 2012, she did Barfi, which was indeed a turning point for her. This opened doors for other Bollywood movies like Phata Poster Nikla Hero, Main Tera Hero and Happy Ending. In 2016, Ileana did Rustom, which also got a fantastic response. Her latest movie was “The Big Bull” in 2021.

Achievements and Awards received by Ileana D’Cruz

  • Filmfare awards south for best female debut for Devadasu in 2007
  • Santosham film awards for best actress for Jalsa in 2009
  • Filmfare award for best female debut for Barfi in 2013
  • Zee Cine award for best female debut for Barfi in 2013
  • Screen award for the most promising newcomer – Female for Barfi in 2013
  • Star Guild award for best female debut for Barfi in 2013
  • Times of India film awards for best female debut and best supporting actress in 2013

Controversies

The bubbly actress Ileana D’Cruz got poorly trolled on the Internet after she stated that sex releases her stress, gives her happiness, and is not afraid to talk about it openly. While she did try to clear the air after this statement, it was of little use.

Movies of Ileana D’Cruz

She has done a myriad of movies. Here we have mentioned some of the top movies done by heroine Ileana D’Cruz.

  • Mein Tera Hero
  • Rustom
  • Nanban
  • Barfi
  • Pokiri
  • Badshaho
  • Julayi
  • Pagalpanti
  • Phata Poster Nikla Hero
  • Mubarakan
  • Raid
  • Sabse Bada Dilwala
  • Kick
  • Happy Ending

This was all about Ileana D’Cruz.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many films has Ileana D’cruz worked in?

Ileana worked in more than 27 movies.

When did Ileana D’cruz start her career?

She started her career when she was 18.

Is Ileana D’cruz married?

No, Ileana is not married and is currently dating Sebastian.