Arif Zakaria Biography, Facts & Life Story

Arif Zakaria Indian Actor

Quick Facts

Known ForDarmiyaan

Full Name:Arif Zakaria



Age:54 years old (in 2020)

Date of Birth:November 11, 1966

Birthplace:Mumbai, India

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 7 inches (1.75 m)

Weight:70 kg (154 lbs)

Chest:40 inches

Waist:31 inches


Biceps:14 inches

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:Black

Arif Zakaria is an Indian film actor who played various roles and made a Bollywood film debut “Darmiyaan” which was released in 1997. He is mainly known for the amazing performances in the movies, like; “Dance Like a Man” which was released in 2004. However, he has acted in several movies and marked his identity in the Hindi cinema.


Arif Zakaria started his career as a theatre actor during his college days and later, he moved on to television and films as well. He then acted in various movies and also appeared in television serials and became popular. Some of his most-watched movies are “Aarzoo”, Campus”, Kaali- Ek Agnipariksha”, “Mrityudhand”, “Dhund” and others are worth sharing.

Alongside this, he also acted in a diverse range of roles in movies, such as; “Darmiyaan”,” Hero”, “Asambhav” and “Dance Like a Man” which was an English movie.

Also, he appeared in other productions across China, Europe, Poland, Hong Kong, and other countries. While he did his last season in Sydney, Australia in 2010.

Arif Zakaria also appeared in the movie “Earth 1947” which was directorial of Deepa Mehta and he portrayed the role of Rustom Sethna.

Additionally, he appeared in the movie “Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero” which was directed by Shyam Bengal.

Moreover, he also worked in some top hit movies like; “Deewar”, “My Name is Khan” in which he worked alongside Shahrukh Khan. He also appeared in some biopic projects, such as; “Mardana” controversial biopic “Nanak Shah Fakir”. However, he has done several projects and became popular in Hindi cinema.


Arif Zakaria earned huge fame and recognition and he considers it the biggest achievement of life.

Arif Zakaria Education

Qualification: Graduate

College: Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics

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Arif Zakaria Career

Profession: Actor

Known For: Darmiyaan

Debut TV Series/Movie:


Salary: Under Review

Net Worth: USD $5 Million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Zakaria Ahmed

Mother: Not Known

Brother(s): Asif Zakaria

Sister(s): Not Known

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Namrata Sharma

Children: 1

Son(s): Aimaan‬ Zakaria

Ex Girlfriends:

Not Known

Arif Zakaria Favorites

Hobbies: Travelling

Favorite Food: Italian Special Foods

Favorite Destination: Mumbai, London

Favorite Color: Black, Grey

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