Sreya Lenka & her journey to become K-pop idol
WRITTEN BY Aditi Shrivastava
Originally goes by Shreya Lenka hails from Odisha, India & after qualifying the final round became the first Indian to join K-pop group Blackswan
India’s first K-pop idol
She was chosen to replace one of the members of the group ‘Hyemi’; she along with Brazilian girl Gabriela Dalcin were inducted in the group after training for months.
Rania or BP were the previous names for Blackswan which was already famous for inducting the first American-African international artist, as well as members from Japan, Belgium, and Brazil.
Who is Shreya Lenka
Shreya is a skilled Odissi dancer as well as a Yoga practitioner. In the year 2003, she was born in the Odisha district of Rourkela.
Shreya Lenka journey to K-pop
She learned about the audition through social media and decided to try her luck in the profession right away.
Sreya’s Journey to K-pop
She then submitted an uncut video of herself dancing and singing. Black Swan's current members announced her as a finalist live on their YouTube channel on July 3.
Hallyu wave kicks off in India
Shreya Lenka and Gabriela Dalcin, both from Brazil, were selected from among 4,000 applicants
Before Shreya, Priyanka Mazumdar and Siddhant Arora made their debut with Z-pop, a subgenre of K-pop.
All the best for the rising superstar
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