Anarkali Marikar was born on February 8, 1997. She is an Indian cinema actress who primarily features in Malayalam films. She made her cinematic debut in 2016 with Aanandam. Nias Marikar and Laila P. M. are her parents. Her father is a photographer, while her mother is a housewife.
, her elder sister, was a child actress in the Malayalam film "No.1 Snehatheeram Bangalore North." Anarkali graduated from Mar Ivanios College in Thiruvananthapuram with a degree in mass communication. Her sister's friend, cinematographer Anand C. Chandran, recommended her in Aanandam.
Her second film, Vimaanam (2017), was directed by debutante Pradeep Nair and starred Prithviraj Sukumaran in the lead role. She was cast in the central part of Amala as Amala, directed by debutante Nishad Ebrahim.
In Mandharam, she portrayed Devika alongside Asif Ali in 2018. In 2019, she co-starred in Manu Ashokan's Uyare with ,
, and Asif Ali. Manu, who had previously worked as an assistant director with Anarkali in Vimaanam, cast her in the film after witnessing her performance. Her performance as Sariya D'Costa, a companion of the heroine Pallavi (Parvathy), received critical acclaim. She also appeared as a guest star in Sanil Kalathil's first film, Marconi Mathai. Jayaram and