Her charming smile and sharp features give her a cute and sensuous personality. She made her debut in Y. V. S. Chowdhary’s 2006 Telugu film Devadasu. In this, she bagged the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut- South. She then went on to appear in blockbusters like Kick, Pokiri, Jalsa, and Julayi establishing herself as one of Tollywood’s leading actresses. In 2012, the stunning actress made her Bollywood debut with Anurag Basu’s critically and commercially successful Barfi! And from that point forward, Ilena has had a dream run in Bollywood.