Meiyang Chang (born 6 October 1982) is an Indian actor, television host and singer of Chinese descent.[1][2]

A third-generation Indian-Chinese, he secured his Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S) degree from V.S. Dental College & Hospital, Bangalore. He appeared in the Bollywood film Badmaash Company with Yash Raj Films & Dibakar Banerjee's Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! and was recently seen playing himself in the Salman Khan blockbuster Sultan (2016 film) His latest project is a Voot original web-series called Rising Star

Personal life

Chang was born in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India. He speaks Hindi, Kannada and English.[3]


Year Film Role Director Language Notes
2010 Badmaash Company Zing Parmeet Sethi Hindi Stardust Award for Best Supporting Actor
2015 Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! Kanai Dao Dibakar Banerjee Hindi
2015 Man's World (web-series) Soheil Vikram Gupta Hindi
2016 Sultan Himself Ali Abbas Zafar Hindi
2016 Untag (web-series) Nischay Barua Ashima Chibber Hindi/English


Year Show Role Channel Notes
2007 Indian Idol 3 Runner Up Sony Entertainment Television Top 5
2008 Indian Idol 4 Host Sony Entertainment Television
2008 Indian Premier League 2 Sports Presenter SET Max
2009 Apsara Awards Host Colors Red Carpet
2010 Indian Idol 5 Host Sony Entertainment Television 3 episodes
2010 The Chair Host UTV Bindass
2010 IIFA Sri Lanka Host Star Plus Red Carpet
2010 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 4 Contestant Sony Entertainment Television Winner
2011 India's Got Talent 3 Host Colors
2011 Indian Telly Awards Guest Performer Star Plus Dance
2012 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 Guest Performer Colors 1 Episode
2013 MTV Webbed Host MTV 1 episode
2013 Mirchi Music Awards Host Colors
2013-2014 Temptations Reloaded with Shah Rukh Khan Host & Singer Cineyug
2014 Yeh Hai Aashiqui Actor: Jigme UTV Bindass 1 episode
2014 Kaun Banega Crorepati 7 Singer & Host Sony Entertainment Television Launch Episode
2014 Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega Guest Singer Sony Entertainment Television 1 Episode
2014 Indian Television Academy Awards Singer & Host Colors
2014-2015 Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya (TV series) Host Zing (TV channel)
2015 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 6 First Runner Up Colors
2015 Jashn-e-Idol Guest Singer Sony Entertainment Television 1 Episode
2015 I Can Do That Contestant Zee TV
2016 IIFA Madrid Host Colors
2017 Rising Star Host Colors


Year Video Presented By
2008 Tu To Na Ayi Sony Music
2008 Udd Chaley Sony Music
2013 Maruti Young Driver Contest Auto Car India
2013 Kuch Dino Se Sony Music
2013 Hanju Times Music
2014 I'm Not A Woman East India Comedy
2015 I'm 100% Bihar Centre for Environment & Energy Development
2015 Behind The Talent Colors TV - Skype
2015 Man's World (web-series) Yash Raj Films - Y Films
2015 Move On Viktronix featuring Meiyang Chang
2015 Kya Yahi Pyar Hai (The Unwind Mix) Strumm Sound
2016 Mirchi Music Awards 2016 Facebook Live - Colors
2016 Yaaron Ki Yaari Dostiyapa
2016 Indian Telly Awards Colors - Facebook
2016 Ek Ladki Bheegi Bhaagi Si - Party Mix Sa Re Ga Ma
2016 Saara Zamana Strumm Sound


Year Project Category Presented By
2008 Tu To Na Ayi Album with Amit Trivedi, Leslie Lewis, Ajay Singha Sony Music
2013 Kuch Dino Se Single with Ajay Singha Sony Music
2013 Hanju Single with Neha Kakkar, Tony Kakkar Times Music
2013-2014 Temptations Reloaded Tour with Shah Rukh Khan Cineyug
2015 Kya Yahi Pyar Hai - The Unwind Mix Single with Ajay Singha Strumm Sound
2015 Move On Single with Viktronix Independent
2016 Yaaron Ki Yaari Single with Indian Idol 3 Friends Dostiyapa
2016 Ek Ladki Bheegi Bhaagi Si - Party Mix Remix with DJ Aqeel SaReGaMa
2016 Saara Zamana Single with Hyacinth D'souza Strumm Sound


  1. ABP Live - English News, Today’s Latest Breaking News in English, Online English News. (2015-02-09). Retrieved on 2015-03-30.
  2. Meiyang Chаng- The Chinese Indian Dentist Who Can Act, Sing & Dance | Indian Entertainment Online. (2011-05-02). Retrieved on 2015-03-30.
  3. Khan, Nazia (July 25, 2011). "My name is Chang and I'm not a foreigner!". Masala. Retrieved on June 7, 2016.

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