Ileana D'Cruz (born 1 November) 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. She went on to appear in commercially successful ventures Pokiri (2006), Jalsa (200 and Kick, establishing herself as one of Telugu cinema's leading actresses.