Meet Aria, India’s newest K-Pop Idol

Gauthami, who goes by the stage name Aria, hails from Kerala and is 20 years old. Following in the footsteps of BLACKSWAN's Sriya, Aria has become the second Indian K-pop idol to make her mark in the K-pop industry.
Meet Aria, India’s newest K-Pop Idol

Meet India's latest export to K-pop, Aria. The young singer, who is one of the five members of X:IN, is now the second Indian to become a K-pop star. She made her official debut with her first full-length album Keeping the Fire earlier this month.

Aria’s real name is Gauthami and she hails from the south Indian state of Kerala. She has worked in Malayalam Film Melvilasom as a child actor. Aria was selected as a member of GBK Entertainment Group MEP-C in 2022 but had to quit the group earlier this year. 

On March 7, 2023, Aria and Nova were shown in the line-up reveal video of the 44th K-Stage Yes or No event, at which the incoming girl group X:IN would perform, confirming her membership in the group.

She was formally confirmed as the group's fifth and final member on March 8, 2023. X:IN is a Girl group that involves Roa, Chi.u, E.sha, Nova and Aria. 

Aria is the second Indian to become a part of K-pop.

Fans would recall that Shreya Lenka, from Odisha, became the first Indian to become K-pop star in 2022, who is a member of K-pop girl group called Blackswan.

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