|Nick Name||Ili, Ilu, Liyana, Yana, Iliana|
|Date of Birth||Aug 19th, 1987|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Siblings||3 sisters and 2 Brothers|
|Education||B.A , Correspondence from Bombay university|
|Languages known||English, Hindi, Telugu|
|Hobbies||Reading Books, Swimming, Music, dancing|
|Favourite Actors||Hritikh, Saif Ali Khan|
|Favourite Author||Sydney Sheldon|
|Favourite Drink||Mango Juice|
|Favourite food||Chinese food|
|Favourite colour||Blue & Black|
|Telugu first movie
||Devadasu , 2006|
|Tamil debut film||Kedi , 2006|
|Hindi debut film||Ek – The Power of One, 2008|
Biography / trivia
# Ileana is a very good singer, surprisingly she does not have any specific style and didn’t learn it traditionally.
# The telugu hot actress loves reading English novels, especially written by Sydney Sheldon, her favorite author.
# Her father is a christian and mother Sameera was a Muslim before the marriage, after the marriage she embraced Christianity. She has three sisters and two brothers.
# Tha actress considers her impatience and anger to be her negative points.
# Ileana is currently working in Telugu, Tamil and hindi film industries. But her main career is in tollywood only.
# Ileana hails from Mumbai and they shifted to Goa seven yeras ago and at present they are again back in Mumbai.
# Her parents based her name Ileana after greek mythology.
# Before coming to films, Ileana was modelling and she many ads including Fair and Lovely.
# Her Telugu debut film Devadasu in 2006 was a big hit, establishing her as one of the leading actresses in telugu film industry. She won millions of fans over a night because of her charm and beauty.
# Her second film telugu blackbuster Pokiri opposite Mahesh Babu broke all the records of box officve in tollywood. It is this film which made her position in the industry very strong. The film “Pokiri” was premiered at the 2006 International Indian Film Academy Awards, along with Tollywood super-hit Tagore. Pokiri is one of the highest grossing films ever in south India.
# “I am a very friendly person. I cannot really be proud or anything. That is my positive point. I am real moody. I am very short tempered. If you catch me in one of my tempers, that is it. Your whole day is ruined. That is my negative point.”
# “I am so used to walking on the road but now I can’t do that. There are people mobbing me and it’s all so unexpected. I do enjoy it at times but I am not used to all this. I am aware all this is transitory and you can’t have the sun shining all the time. In between such hectic schedule, I take my time off and reach for my family.”
# “I am very positive in my approach to work. When you are acting and dancing you think you are doing wonders but when you actually watch yourself on screen, you are not that happy.”
# “The first importance is to the story and then I look at how my character is shaping in the film. I am not for a feeble and a dull storyline. I don’t mind doing a short role if the character has substance. I want a strong woman in the story. I loved my role in Pokiri and I knew it will work.”
Best movies list
- Kick [Ravi Teja, Ileana D’Cruz, Shaam]
- Bhale Dongalu [ Tarun Kumar , Iliana D’Cruz , Jagapati Babu ]
- Jalsa [ Pawan Kalyan , Iliana D’Cruz , Ali , Prakash Raj , Kamalinee Mukherji , Parvati Melton ]
- Aata [ Siddharth Narayan , Iliana D’Cruz , Sunil , Munna ]
- Rakhi [ Jr. NTR , Iliana D’Cruz , Charmme Kaur , Ravi Varma , Suhasini ]
- Pokiri [ Mahesh Babu , Prakash Raj , Iliana D’Cruz , Sayaji Shinde , Ali , Ashish Vidyarthi , Brahmanandam ]
- Devadasu [ Ram , Iliana D’Cruz , Sayaji Shinde , Y.V.S Chowdary , Shriya Saran , Chakri ]
- Kedi [ Ravi Krishna , Ramesh Khanna , Ileana D’Cruz , Tamanna , Suman Shetty , Adithya , Atul Kulkarni , M. S. Baskar ]