Ileana made her acting debut in Telugu in 2006. She was one of the most sought after actresses in Tollywood. She shared screen space with most of the top actors in the industry. But in 2012, after her debut in the Hindi film Barfi!, Ileana did not sign any Telugu films. She was probably waiting for the right movie to make a comeback and that now seems to have come her way.
The actress has reportedly signed her first Telugu film in six years. She will seen opoosite her Kick co-star Ravi Teja in the film Amar Akbar Anthony. Directed by Srinu Vaitla, the film is produced under the Mythri Movie Makers banner.
This is the first time that Ileana is working with Vaitla, who made his directorial debut with Ravi Teja. Amar Akbar Anthony also features Shruti Haasan, has music by S. Thaman.