In 2010, Anisa started her career with Disney Channel India’s show Ishaan as Shyla. In 2011, she made a cameo appearance in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara as Kalki Koechlin’s (Natasha) sister Tanya. She was spotted with Shahrukh Khan in an advertisement for Navratna Seeti Bajao directed by Rajkumar Hirani.
In 2013, she has made a small appearance in Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani with Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone in the lead roles. She made her film debut with Baat Bann Gayi in the lead role opposite Ali Fazal. The film also co-starred Gulshan Grover and Amrita Raichand and was released on 11 October 2013.
In 2017, she had made a small appearance in Half Girlfriend with Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor in the lead roles.
Anisa graduated from University of London with a B.A. in Drama (Performance). She is a self-taught Dancer and has performed dance and drama at the Royal Albert hall. She has also attended Kevin Spacey’s workshop at The Old Vic theater.