March 23, 2013

Vijay Kumar

Ileana D'Cruz Biography

Ileana Personal Profile

             Ileana D'Cruz (born 1 November 1987) is an Indian film actress, who predominantly appears in Telugu cinema. Starting her career as a model, she made her feature film debut in Y. V. S. Chowdhary's 2006 Telugu film Devadasu, for which she won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut – South.

She then went on to appear in blockbusters like Pokiri (2006), Jalsa (2008), Kick (2009), and Julayi (2012), establishing herself as one of Tollywood's leading actresses.D'Cruz made her Kollywood debut earlier in 2006 with Kedi and made a comeback in Shankar's Nanban (2012).In 2012, she made her Bollywood debut with Anurag Basu's critically and commercially successful Barfi!, for which she received critical appreciation and the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award.

Name:Ileana D'Cruz
Nick Name:Ili, Ilu,Yana, Liyana
Date of birth:August 19, 1987
Birth place:Mumbai, Maharashtra
Current Residence:Goa
Occupation:Model, Actress
Graduation:Persuing graduation through correspondence from Bombay university
Hobbies:Reading Books, Listen to Music and Swimming
Favorite Actors:Hrithik Roshan, Saif Ali Khan
Favorite Actress:Kajol
Favorite Diet:Chinese food
Favorite Drink:Mango Juice
Favorite Color:Blue and Black
Plus Points:Positive thinking and Honesty
Negative Points:Impatience and Anger
Beauty Secret:Keeping mind calm and cool
Goal in Life:To become good Actress
Languages:Hindi, English, Telugu
Marital Status:Single 

Early life:

D'Cruz was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra as the second child to Ronald D'Cruz and Samira.She has three siblings — older sister Farrah, younger brother Rhys and youngest sister Eileen.Her first name comes from Greek mythology, meaning Helen of Troy.While growing up, she lived in Goa for about seven years.

During that time, the manager of the hotel her mother was working in, suggested that she has a beautiful face with a vibrant smile and should start modelling and 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 and Lovely. The latter, in particular, which was directed by Rakesh Roshan, gave her exposure and brought in several offers for acting in feature films.

2006DevadasuBhanumathi KatamrajuTeluguFilmfare Award for Best Female Debut – South
2008JalsaBhagyamathiTeluguNominated— Film fare Award for Best Actress – Telugu
2008Bhale DongaluJyothiTelugu
2009KickNainaTeluguNominated— Film fare Award for Best Actress – Telugu
2009RechipoKrishna VeniTelugu
2010Huduga HudugiHerselfKannadaSpecial appearance
2011Nenu Naa RakshasiMeenakshi,
2012Devudu Chesina ManushuluIleanaTelugu
2012Barfi!Shruti Ghosh/SenguptaHindiFilmfare Award for Best Female Debut
Nominated — Film fare Award for Best Supporting Actress
2013Phata Poster Nikla HeroHindiPost-production

Awards and nominations

2007DevadasuFilmfare Awards SouthBest Female DebutWon
2009JalsaFilmfare Awards SouthBest Telugu ActressNominated
Santosham Film AwardsBest ActressNominated
South Scope Style AwardsBest ActressWon
2010KickFilmfare Awards SouthBest Telugu ActressNominated
2012Barfi!Vogue Beauty AwardsFresh FaceWon
BIG Star Entertainment AwardsMost Entertaining Actor (Film) Debut - FemaleNominated
ETC Bollywood Business AwardsMost Profitable Debut (Female)Won
2013Filmfare AwardsBest Female DebutWon
Best Supporting ActressNominated
Screen AwardsMost Promising Newcomer - FemaleWon
Best Supporting ActressNominated
Zee Cine AwardsBest Female DebutWon
Stardust AwardsSuperstar of Tomorrow – FemaleNominated
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