Ileana D'Cruz's Profile

Ileana D'Cruz

Age : 35

Date of Birth : 1987-Nov-01

Height : 165

Weight : 58

Figure : 34-25-36

Complexion : Very Fair

Body type : Slim

Industry : Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi

Education : Graduate

Relationship : Single

Zodiac sign : Scorpio

Hair color : Dark Brown

Hair pattern : Volume Layer

Eye color : Dark Brown

Religion : Christian

Profession : Actor, Model, Dancer

Father's name : Ronaldo Leo

Mother's name : Sameera

Siblings :

Home town : Parra, Goa

Current locaion : Mumbai

Languages known : Telugu, Hindi, English

About :

Ileana was born into a Goan Catholic family in Mahim, Mumbai on 1 November 1987 Her family relocated to Parra, Goa when she was 10 years old. Her mother tongue is Konkani. Her father is a Roman Catholic called Ronaldo Leo, a lawyer, and mother, Sameera is a Muslim. Her parents named her after Ileana (Helen of Troy) from the Greek mythology.

She once revealed that, the manager of the hotel where her mother was working in, suggested that she had a vibrant smile and should start modelling and soon fixed a meeting with Marc Robinson. Though initially reluctant, she was persuaded and her first portfolio was created in January 2003, which she described as a "disaster". She began gaining notice through photo shoots and ramp shows and her second portfolio was set up the following year, which landed her three advertisements from Electrolux, Emami Talc and Fair & Lovely. The latter, in particular, which was directed by Rakesh Roshan, gave her exposure and brought in several offers for acting in feature films.
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She was in a relationship with Andrew Kneebone, an Australian photographer. It was rumored that they both had already been married. On 28 August 2019, Indian media aired the news that the couple have broken up.

Career :

She debuted in the Telugu language film Devadasu in 2006 directed by Y.V.S. Chowdhary who spotted her in a Fair and Lovely ad film directed by Rakesh Roshan. The film did not get good reviews from the critics, but it was a success at the box office and Ileana attracted a lot of attention for her charm and beauty.

Her breakthrough came with her second Telugu film, where she essayed the role of Shruti opposite Mahesh Babu in the highly successful Pokiri. The film gained her good reviews. She then made her Tamil language film debut alongside Ravi Krishna in Kedi. Although the film did not do so well at the box office, Ileana was sought-after by many directors and actors in Tamil, which she eventually rejected due to her commitments in Telugu. She also has to her credit famous Hindi movies like Rustom, Main Tera Hero, Raid, etc.