Melanie Chandra

New York / Los Angeles

India West, March 30 2017

Not only is “For Here or To Go” incredibly sharp, deeply engaging and sensitive but thoroughly entertaining as well. [read more}

The Hindu, March 10 2017

Four rising Indian-origin stars in American television talk about breaking stereotypes, finding neutral scripts and championing the Indian spirit. [read more]

 Huffington Post, November 18, 2016

"Riveting and adding much of the punch that this thrilling drama is known for, Chandra’s character has also brought awareness to a very pertinent cause that is just starting to get the attention it deserves- sexual assault. An enormous part of her character’s trajectory has followed her through the struggle of surviving an attack and trying to overcome PTSD while helping other patients in similar positions. The work is downright harrowing, and the gifted actress more than delivers....[read more]"

TV Series Hub

"Melanie Chandra has been a stand out these last few weeks, but this week, she was soul-crushing (in the best way). Demanding she be removed from Center Stage, not wanting to be near the man who attacked her, will go down as one of the more memorable television scenes I’ve seen to date"... "Chandra, continues to hit it out of the park with gut-wrenching portrayals of pain, anguish and utter fear in the face of life’s most terrifying challenges." [read more]

ANOKHI: "She might not be a household name, but she's well on her way to becoming one.."

ANOKHI: "She might not be a household name, but she's well on her way to becoming one.."

The Daily Herald January 2016 "The moment you tell people you have a second degree black belt..."

The Daily Herald January 2016 "The moment you tell people you have a second degree black belt..."

AfterEllen.com "Code Black star Melanie Chandra on playing a lesbian doctor..."

AfterEllen.com "Code Black star Melanie Chandra on playing a lesbian doctor..."

India.com 2016 "10 Things you didn't know about Indian-American actress..."

India.com 2016 "10 Things you didn't know about Indian-American actress..."

Harpers Bazaar  2015 "Written in the Stars " Melanie & Neeraj Chandra's Wedding Extravaganza

Harpers Bazaar  2015 "Written in the Stars " Melanie & Neeraj Chandra's Wedding Extravaganza

India.com 2016 "10 Must-Follow Style Influencers" - She may play a doctor in scrubs on screen, but her personal style is far from uniform." 

India.com 2016 "10 Must-Follow Style Influencers" - She may play a doctor in scrubs on screen, but her personal style is far from uniform." 

ELLE India 2015 "She's never been your typical geek., in fact, she is..."

ELLE India 2015 "She's never been your typical geek., in fact, she is..."

TV OverMind 2016 "Melanie Chandra has taken the world by storm. She's amazing on the show..."

TV OverMind 2016 "Melanie Chandra has taken the world by storm. She's amazing on the show..."