Archana Rajiv Amberkar is a commerce graduate from Mumbai University, and the daughter of Indian comic book artist Ram Waeerkar. She continued the family tradition in the field of art and has worked in comics since the 1990s. She is an artist with the monthly children's comic Tinkle, where she continued the series 'Suppandi' after the death of her father in 2003.
She also draws characters like Pyarelal & Lajo, Nasruddin Hodja, Zimzim & Gotala, Raghu, Ina, Mina Mynah, Mo and Kalia the Cow. Prior to joining Tinkle, she has worked as a freelancer for publications like Shloka, Bright Sparks, Jeevandeep Prakashan, Alka Publication, Creative Education, Frank Publication and Lalit Media.