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Melanie Chandra


Melanie is an actress, producer, martial artist, and pianist. A native of Illinois, she grew up with a knack for physics and mathematics and ultimately completed a degree in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University, while studying improvisational comedy on the side. After graduating from university and landing a high profile corporate job, ... See full bio »

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Code Black
Code Black Malaya Pineda
(2015-2017)
The Brink
The Brink Fareeda
(2015)
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(2016)

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 2018 Surina & Mel (TV Series)
Melanie
- Pilot (2018) ... Melanie
 2017 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Lela Samra
- Sanctuary (2017) ... Lela Samra
- American Dream (2017) ... Lela Samra
 2015-2017 Code Black (TV Series)
Malaya Pineda
- Fallen Angels (2017) ... Malaya Pineda
- The Devil's Workshop (2017) ... Malaya Pineda
- Vertigo (2017) ... Malaya Pineda
- Unfinished Business (2017) ... Malaya Pineda
- One in a Million (2017) ... Malaya Pineda
 2016 Brown Nation (TV Series)
Roli
- Dhansukh Dilemma (2016) ... Roli (as Melanie Kannokada)
- Need to Fire Matt (2016) ... Roli (as Melanie Kannokada)
- The Baby Issue (2016) ... Roli (as Melanie Kannokada)
- 5 Year Anniversary (2016) ... Roli
- I'm a Supastar (2016) ... Roli
 2016 Nashville (TV Series)
Stephanie Leigh
- The Trouble with the Truth (2016) ... Stephanie Leigh
 2015 The Brink (TV Series)
Fareeda
- Who's Grover Cleveland? (2015) ... Fareeda (as Melanie Kannokada)
- Sticky Wicket (2015) ... Fareeda (as Melanie Kannokada)
- Tweet Tweet Tweet (2015) ... Fareeda (as Melanie Kannokada)
- Swim, Shmuley, Swim (2015) ... Fareeda (as Melanie Kannokada)
- Baghdad My Ass (2015) ... Fareeda (as Melanie Kannokada)
 2015 For Here or to Go?
Shveta (as Melanie Kannokada)
 2014 A New Man (Short)
Attractive Young Mom (as Melanie Kannokada)
 2014 Bollywood Stripper (Short)
Panchgula (as Melanie Kannokada)
 2014 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series)
Ayesha
- Allegiance (2014) ... Ayesha (as Melanie Kannokada)
 2013 D for Dopidi
Shalini (as Melanie Kannokada)
 2012 Love, Lies and Seeta
Seeta McKinsey (as Melanie Kannokada)
 2012 Parenthood (TV Series)
Kirsten Matai
- Politics (2012) ... Kirsten Matai (as Melanie Kannokada)
 2011 Safiya's Story (Video short)
Safiya (as Melanie Kannokada)
 2011 The Nine Lives of Chloe King (TV Mini-Series)
Nikki Amaral
- Girls Night Out (2011) ... Nikki Amaral (as Melanie Kannokada)
 2011 Rules of Engagement (TV Series)
Simran
- The Set Up (2011) ... Simran (as Melanie Kannokada)
 2011 Son of Morning
TV Spectator (as Melanie Kannokada)
 2010 In the Qube (TV Series)
- Episode #1.17 (2010) ... (as Melanie Kannokada)
- Episode #1.16 (2010) ... (as Melanie Kannokada)
 2010 A Holiday Greeting from FourLoko (Short)
Diane (as Melanie Kannokada)
 2010 Bicycle Bride
Beena (as Melanie Kannokada)
 2010 Sex and the City 2
Flight Attendant (uncredited)
 2010 How to Make It in America (TV Series)
Hot Hipster Girl (as Melanie Kannokada)
 2009 Nice Brothers (TV Series)
Dancer
- Nice Brothers in Bollywood (2009) ... Dancer (as Melanie Kannokada)
 2008 The Daily Show (TV Series)
Bollywood Girl
- Ron Howard (2008) ... Bollywood Girl (as Melanie Kannokada)
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Official Sites:

Lifestyle | Official Site

Alternate Names:

Melanie Kannokada

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Graduated Stanford University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. She was a member of the university's cheerleading squad and served as the Student Body President in her senior year. See more »

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