Odisha's 18-year-old Shriya Lenka, who became India's first K-Pop star
Lenka's excursion to Blackswan began in 2020 during the Covid-19 lockdown when she began trying out for a few K-pop groups
Sriya Lenka was brought into the world in Odisha's Rourkela area in 2003
Since her life as a youngster, she was keen on the music and expressions industry
Lenka's dad, Avinash Lenka, works for a privately owned business in Jharsuguda.
Lenka is prepared in a few dance styles, including Odissi traditional structure, free-form, hip-bounce and contemporary
She has been building her dancing skills since the age of 12
Sriya Lenka decided to build on her K-pop dream after she watched the video of K-pop hit ‘Growl MV’ by Exo band and tried to copy the members’ moves.
She learnt Korean on the web and watched a ton of Korean shows to reinforce her grip of Korean language and culture