Ileana D'Cruz (born 01 november 1985) is an Indian film actress, who predominantly appears in Telugu-language films and Tamil-language films. Starting her career as a model, she made her feature film debut in Y.V.S. Chowdhary's 2006 Telugu film Devadasu. She went on to appear in commercially successful ventures Pokiri (2006), Jalsa (2008) and Kick, establishing herself as one of Telugu cinema's leading actresses.
Ileana was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra as the second child to her parents Ronaldo and Samira. She has three siblings, an elder sister named Farrah, a younger brother Rhys and a younger sister Eileen. Her first name comes from Greek mythology. While growing up, she lived for several years in Goa.Currently in relation with Kalyan Chakravarthi P
Filmfare Best Female Debut (South) - Devadasu (2006)
Santosham Best Actress Award - Jalsa (2008)
South Scope Style Award for Best Actress - Jalsa (2008)
Filmfare Awards South
2008: Best Telugu Actress - Jalsa
2009: Best Telugu Actress - Kick (2009)