|Ileana D’Cruz Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 2 in|
|Date of Birth||November 1, 1987|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Ileana D’Cruz is an Indian actor and model who has mainly worked in Telugu and Hindi language films. In 2006, she made her first film appearance as Bhanu in the Telugu-language romantic action film Devadasu. Since then, Ileana D’Cruz has been cast in many other films which include Barfi!, Phata Poster Nikhla Hero, Rustom, The Big Bull, Main Tera Hero, Pokiri, Kedi, Khatarnak, Rakhi, Mubarakan, Aata, Munna, Jalsa, Kick, Happy Ending, Bhale Dongalu, Rechipo, Saleem, Raid, Huduga Hudugi, Devudu Chesina Manushulu, Shakti, Nenu Naa Rakshasi, Pagalpanti, Julayi, Amar Akbar Anthony, Nanban, and Baadshaho. For her work, she has won various accolades like the Filmfare Award, Screen Award, Zee Cine Award, Star Guild Award, Filmfare Award South, Santosham Film Award, and Times of India Film Award.
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Ileana did her schooling in Goa and then moved to correspondence courses at Bombay University to complete her education.
Model and Actor
- Father – Ronaldo D’Cruz
- Mother – Samira D’Cruz
- Siblings – Eileen D’Cruz (Sister), Rhys D’Cruz (Brother), Farrah D’Cruz (Sister)
5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm
52 kg or 115 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Ileana has dated –
- Andrew Kneebone (2016-2019) – In 2016, she started dating Australian photographer, Andrew Kneebone. In August 2016, they were seen holidaying in Fiji. However, the couple split up in the summer of 2019.
- Sebastien Laurent Michel (2022-Present) – In early 2022, she started dating Katrina Kaif‘s brother, Sebastien Laurent Michel who is a UK-based model. This news became public knowledge in July 2022.
Race / Ethnicity
Mixed (Asian and White)
Ileana D’Cruz is of Indian and Portuguese descent.
- Small face
- Thick eyebrows
33-23-34 in or 84-58.5-86 cm
Electrolux, Emami Talc, Fair and Lovely, Vivo Z1 Pro
Best Known For
Her work in films like Devadasu (2006), Pokiri (2006), Jalsa (2008), and Barfi! (2012)
2006 Telugu language film Devadasu in her role as Bhanumathi Katamraju. For this film, Ileana also won Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut – South.
However, her first Tamil language film was the 2006 film Kedi for her role as Aarthi.
Finally, her first Hindi film is Barfi! which she did in 2012 with Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra. She played the role of Shruti Ghosh in Barfi!
Ileana does not have a personal trainer and she started working out in 2010 when her dad pointed out the cellulite. She does not like the gym. She says “Do whatever you like”. So, she sometimes dances, skips the rope, running. She believes more in interval training.
Ileana D’Cruz Favorite Things
- Favorite Food – Rasgullas, Rasmalai, Dark Chocolate
- Favorite Body She Admires – Deepika Padukone
- Favorite Author – Sidney Sheldon
- Favorite Female Actor – Kajol (Bollywood)
- Favorite Male Actor – Saif Ali Khan, Hrithik Roshan
Ileana D’Cruz Facts
- Ileana does not know cooking. She has hired a cook in Mumbai.
- Ileana has a strong desire for ras malai, rasgullas, and dark chocolate.
- Ileana is not fond of rice.
- Ileana has 3 siblings – older sister Farrah, younger brother Rhys and youngest sister Eileen.
- She is fluent in English, Hindi, and Telugu.
- She was formerly a fanatic of coffee.
- For her performance in the 2012 Hindi-language romantic comedy-drama film Barfi!, she bagged the Filmfare Award, Star Guild Award, and Zee Cine Award for “Best Female Debut”; Screen Award for “Most Promising Newcomer – Female”; and Times of India Film Awards for “Best Female Debut” and “Best Supporting Actress”.
- Ileana calls herself a professional bathroom singer.
- She brought to life the character of Aanchal Reddy in the 2014 Hindi-language romantic comedy film Happy Ending and this role got her nominated for Stardust Awards for “Superstar of Tomorrow – Female” and “Best Actress in a Comedy or Romance”.
- She also has a keen interest in photography.
- She has appeared on the cover page of men’s magazine FHM.
- Alongside Akshay Kumar, Esha Gupta, and Arjan Bajwa, she co-starred as Cynthia Pavri (Rustom’s wife) in the 2016 Hindi-language crime thriller film Rustom. The film became one of the highest-grossing Indian films.
- In 2021, she co-starred as Meera Rao in the Hindi-language financial thriller film The Big Bull.