(born 1 November 1987) is an Indian-born Portuguese actress and model who predominantly appears in Telugu and Hindi language film
D'Cruz was born in Mumbai and spent most of her childhood in Goa. D'Cruz made her screen debut in 2006 with Telugu-language film
which was a commercial success whilst earning her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debutant.
D'Cruz established herself as a leading actress in Telugu cinema with successful films including
She made her debut in Tamil cinema with
(2006) and starred in Shankar's
(2012), a commercial success.
D'Cruz expanded to Hindi cinema in 2012 with Anurag Basu's comedy-drama
, for which she won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut
She has since played the leading lady in
Main Tera Hero
D'Cruz was born to a Catholic father and Muslim mother in Mahim, Mumbai on 1 November 1987.
Her family moved to Parra, Goa when she was 10 years old. Her first portfolio was created in January 2003; D'Cruz called it a "disaster".
Subsequent photo shoots and ramp shows led to a second portfolio the following year, which landed her advertisements from Electrolux, Emami Talc and Fair & Lovely.
Tamanna Bhatia looks eligent with her dress and pose