She was the queen of Tollywood till a year ago.
Although her recent release, Julayi, was a hit, she's no longer a hot property in Telugu films. Yet, she has no reason to worry since her first Hindi film, Barfi, has fetched her critical acclaim and box-office success.
Anurag Basu directed Barfi starring Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra and Ileana has collected Rs 40 Crores net in India in the first four days. The film has already won great reviews from critics, filmmakers and film lovers. What's more, most of them also loved Ileana`s beauty and her restrained performance.
Legendary actor Amitabh Bacchan has this to say about her: In Barfi, the lovely Ileana D'Cruz in her debut for Hindi film, such a mature and balanced performance, many congratulations."
She played the role of a Bengali beauty named Sruthi and she looked absolutely beautiful in the film. It is a great debut for her.