Ileana was born to lawyer Ronaldo D'Cruz, a Roman Catholic, and Sameera, who is a Muslim. Ileana was brought up in Mumbai and was initially reluctant to step into showbiz. However she came into notice after several photo shoots, modelling shows and advertisements. She especially came to notice after the Fair and Lovely ad directed by filmmaker Rakesh Roshan.
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