Well-known actress and model, Ileana D’Cruz has given a number of commercially successful movies. Not only in Bollywood, but the stunning actress has a huge fan following in South industry also. With the hard work and continuous efforts, she has earned great success in a very short time. Moreover, she is among the highest-paid actress of India.
Ileana birth date is 1st November 1987 and Mahim Mumbai is her birthplace. Ileana Age is Only 32 Years Old ( As In 2019) Ronaldo D’Cruz and Samira D’Cruz is proud parents of this girl. Friends and family members call her with nickname illu.
Illeana was an average student at school. She was a part of St.Xavier’s Higher Secondary School, Mapusa (Goa). After completing school studies, she took admission in the University of Mumbai for her graduate degree.
With her outstanding work, nice looking Ileana made her mark in top slots of Bollywood. On the recommendation of the hotel manager (where her mom worked), she moved towards modeling. Initially, she was not at all interested. But later on, she was agreed and her first portfolio was created in Jan 2003 by Marc Robinson. She herself describes it as a ‘disaster’.
Following this, luckily she got a chance for ramp shows for popular fashion designers. The second portfolio landed her commercial adds from Electrolux, EmamiTalc, Fair & Lovely. Ileana started modeling when she was just 16. The girl is very energetic and has a strong determination towards her work. To enhance her skills, she decided to join Aruna Bikshu Acting School, Hyderabad (Telangana) in 2005. She made her debut from Telegu movies ‘Devadasu’ in 2006. She played a lead role named ‘Bhanumati’. It was a big hit and earned over 140 million. Also, she was honored with ‘Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut- South’.
Pokiri (2006), Jalsa (2008), Kick (2009) and Julayi (2012) are some of her commercially successful Telegu movies. In Hindi cinema, she was first seen in Anurag Basu’s movie ‘Barfi’ in 2012. Shruti Ghosh was the name of her character in the movie. Again, her work was admired and received several accolades. These are like Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut, Screen Award for Most Promising Newcomer- Female, Star Guild Award for Best Female Debut, Best Supporting Actress, etc.
Phata Poster Nikhla Hero (2013), Main Tera Hero (2014), romantic comedy Happy Ending (2014), Rustom (2016),
Baadshaho burglary ( 2017), and the criminal drama Raid (2018) are some other movies of this leading artist.
Rumors were that she had a relationship with actor Shahid Kapoor at the time of the movie ‘Phata Poster Nikla Hero’. But at present, she is in live-in-relationship with Australian photographer Andrew Kneebone and the rumors are that he is the husband of Ileana. She did a secret marriage with him. This man has 3 children from her earlier wife. Also, her name was linked with actor Prabhas.
Talking about her physical appearance then no doubt, she is dam gorgeous. 5’5 height and 55 kg weight make her looks appropriate. Well, this beautiful lady has dark brown eyes and black hair. Ileana D’ Cruz figure measurements are like this: 32-24-35.
Unknown Facts About Her:
- She was seen in Atif Aslam’s music video ‘Pehli Dafa’ in 2017.
- She is a mint addict and carries it everywhere she goes.
- She is a fitness lover and goes to the gym daily.
- Maldives and Fraser Island in Australia are the places she loves to visit.
- The talented actress had seen on the cover page of the magazine like Verve, Man’s World, etc.
- Reading, photography, and swimming are her hobbies.
- A controversy was created regarding her comment on sex.
- Konkani is her mother tongue.
- Producer Mohan Natarajan lodged a complaint against her for not returning Rs. 40 Lakhs in 2012.
- Illu was the first Indian actress to get 1 crore as remuneration in South cinema.
- Producer Rakesh Roshan noticed her talent and helped to take her first role.
- She takes alcohol.
- Even she was born in Mumbai, she had difficulty with the Hindi language at the time of debut movie ‘Barfi’.
- She often shares her pics with bf Andrew but avoids to speak about their relationship in public.