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Full Name  Arif Zakaria
Role  Actor
Name  Arif Zakaria

Occupation  Actor
Nationality  Indian
Spouse  Namrata Sharma (m. 2002)
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Born  11 November 1966 (age 53) (1966-11-11) Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Movies  Krrish 3, Darr @ the Mall, Haunted ‑ 3D, Dee Saturday Night, My Name Is Khan
Similar People  Vikram Bhatt, Rakesh Roshan, Mahesh Bhatt, Vikramaditya Motwane, Sujoy Ghosh

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Arif Zakaria is an Indian actor. He is best known for his diverse roles beggining from his debut film "Darmiyaan" (1987), '1947 Earth"(1989), "Dance Like a man"(2004) and various other roles even biographical projects like as Mardana in the controversial Nanak Shah Fakir..


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Zakaria began acting in theatre while in college and later moved on to television and films. He has acted in numerous television serials in the last decade including Chunauti, Karambhoomi, Mrityudand, Dhund, Aarzoo, Campus, Kaali - Ek Agnipariksha etc. He has acted in diverse roles in films like Darmiyaan, Hero, Asambhav, Dance Like a Man (English). He has also travelled the globe since 2005 with the Australian musical show Merchants of Bollywood', performing major roles in the production across Europe, China, France, Poland, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia (the last season in Sydney in 2010).

He portrayed Rustom Sethna in Deepa Mehta's Earth/1947 and Major Dhillon in Shyam Benegal's Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero. He also appeared in Home Delivery: Aapko... Ghar Tak, Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi, Deewaar and the Shah Rukh Khan film My Name is Khan.

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In 2011, he played the ghost that haunts the female protagonist in Vikram Bhatt's Haunted and was appreciated for the ghastly portrayal of a piano teacher falling in love with his young student who gets murdered while making advances towards her and rapes her as a ghost which forces her to commit suicide in the movie. He played the role of a police officer in the Sunny Leone starrer Jism 2 He also appeared in Krrish 3 as Dr. Varun Shetty and in the film Lootera. Other releases of his are Dee Saturday Night, Darr at the Mall, Blue Mountain (all 2014) and Nanak Shah Fakir, Ishq Forever (both 2015). He is also acting in the play Gardish Mein Taare directed by Saif Hyder Hasan, which is based on the life of Guru Dutt. In 2015 he Produced a children's film "PINTI KA SABUN"- for the chidlren's film society of india (CFSI) This film is directed by Pramod pathak. In 2017 he was seen in Vikram Bhatt's web series Spotlight - WebSeries as famous actor/director/producer Dev Bannerjee. Featured in the short film 'AAMAD"- written and directed by Neeraj Udhwani for the Terribly tiny tales web portal. Presently shooting for "RAAZI" directed by Meghna Gulzar alongwith Alia bhatt and vicky kaushal. Is also shooting for the film "Ahaan" directed by first time director Nikhil Pherwani. A tender story of a young man suffering from Down's syndrome. Is slated to shoot for An english Film "Swords and Sceptres"- An authentic re telling of the story of the Rani of Jhansi. Plays the role of Gaus Khan. Shooting commences from Oct 2017 in Jaipur.

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Personal life

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Arif Zakaria's uncle Rafiq Zakaria was a veteran politician from the Indian National Congress. His brother Asif Zakaria is also an INC politician and cousin Fareed Zakaria is a journalist.

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