Arif Zakaria is an Indian actor. He is best known for his role as Emmi Begum in Darmiyan (for which he received a National Film Award nomination).
Zakaria began acting in theater which in college and later moved to television and film. 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 (2004 film), and the television series, Chunauti. He will be appearing in the upcoming Shah Rukh Khan film, My Name is Khan.