Meiyang Chang

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Meiyang Chang
Background information
Born (1982-10-06) 6 October 1982 (age 35)
Dhanbad, Bihar (now Jharkhand), India
Origin Hubei
Genres Bollywood
Occupation(s) Singer, Actor, Anchor, Ex Dentist
Years active 2007-present

Meiyang Chang (born 6 October 1982) is an Indian actor, television host and singer of Chinese descent.[1][2] Chang is a third-generation Indian-Chinese with roots in China's Hubei province. Chang received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S) degree from V.S. Dental College & Hospital, Bangalore. He appeared in the Bollywood film Badmaash Company of Yash Raj Films as the easy-going but alcoholic Zing , in Dibakar Banerjee's Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! as the opium trader Kanai Dao, has played himself in the 2016 film Sultan and the gay character Nischay Baruah in a Voot original web-series called Untag. He hosted Rising Star (Indian TV series) on Colors, is currently hosting India's Best Jobs on Discovery Channel and just did his first playback for Jagga Jasoos with the song "Tukka Laga."

Personal life[edit]

Chang was born in Dhanbad, Bihar (now in Jharkhand). 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 Opium Dealer
2015 Man's World (web-series) Soheil Vikram Gupta Hindi Object of desire
2016 Sultan Himself Ali Abbas Zafar Hindi Sports Presenter
2016 Untag (web-series) Nischay Barua Ashima Chibber Hindi English Gay Copywriter


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 Winner Sony Entertainment Television
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 (Indian TV series) Host Colors
2017 India's Best Jobs Host Discovery Channel


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
2017 Tukka Laga Jagga Jasoos
2018 Ye Haseen Wadiyan Independant


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 Cover 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 Cover with DJ Aqeel SaReGaMa
2016 Saara Zamana Cover with Hyacinth D'souza Strumm Sound
2017 Tukka Laga Playback with Pritam for Jagga Jasoos T Series
2018 Ye Haseen Wadiyan Cover with Himani Kapoor & Manan Sharma Independant


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

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