Kwon Nara

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Kwon Nara
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Background information
Native name 권나라
Born (1991-03-13) March 13, 1991 (age 27)[1]
Incheon, South Korea
Genres K-pop
Occupation(s) Singer, actress
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2012 (2012)–present
Labels Fantagio
Associated acts Hello Venus
Korean name
Hangul 권나라
Revised Romanization Kwon Na-Ra
McCune–Reischauer Kwŏn Nara

Kwon Na-ra (Hangul권나라) (changed her name legally to Kwon Ah-yoon (Hangul권아윤), known by her stage name Nara, is a South Korean singer and originating member of the South Korean girl group Hello Venus.[2]

Career[edit]

Nara became an acting trainee for Fantagio Entertainment when she was in middle school.[1] She joined the girl group Hello Venus as a founding member where she went by the stage name "Nara". They debuted on May 9, 2012 with the mini-album Venus, which contained four tracks.[3] The single "Venus" reached number 35 on the Gaon chart.[4][5]

Aside from her group activities, Nara appeared as a cameo role as a stewardess on the 20th episode of the SBS drama Take Care of Us, Captain with fellow Hello Venus member, Yooyoung.[6]

In 2017, Nara played her first major acting role in SBS's romantic comedy drama Suspicious Partner.[7][8]

In 2018, Nara starred tvN's melodrama My Mister,[9] followed by SBS legal drama Your Honor.[10]

Discography[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2012 Take Care of Us, Captain (Cameo) SBS
2013 After School "Lucky or Not"
2014 I Need Romance Season 3 TVN
Single Cunning Lady MBC[11]
After School "Lucky or Not" 2 Mal-soon (Cameo)
2016 Entertainer Song-hee (Cameo) SBS
2017 Suspicious Partner Cha Yoo-jung
2018 My Mister Choi Yoo-ra tvN
Your Honor Joo-eun SBS

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2017 25th SBS Drama Awards Best New Actress Suspicious Partner Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "My name is 나라, 윤조". 10Asia (in Korean). January 2, 2013. 
  2. ^ "HELLOVENUS' debut date announced". 10Asia. April 24, 2012. 
  3. ^ Hello Venus - 'Venus'. Naver Music (May 8, 2012). Retrieved on May 14, 2012.
  4. ^ "국내 대표 음악 차트 가온차트!". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Retrieved February 19, 2017. 
  5. ^ "국내 대표 음악 차트 가온차트!". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Retrieved February 19, 2017. 
  6. ^ "HelloVenus Yooyoung and Nara's Past as Actresses Revealed". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 28 January 2016. 
  7. ^ "Hello Venus's Nara, Opens Her Eyes to The World of Acting (Interview)". 10Asia. 31 July 2017. 
  8. ^ "Girl Group Member Hungry for More Roles After Acting Debut". The Chosun Ilbo. 30 September 2017. 
  9. ^ "[단독] 헬로비너스 나라, '나의 아저씨' 출연…이선균·아이유와 호흡". Nate (in Korean). 13 December 2017. 
  10. ^ "Nara to star in 'Dear Judge'". Kpop Herald. 28 May 2018. 
  11. ^ "Cameo Appearance Here & There - How Do Dramas Use Idol Groups To Their Advantage?". KpopStarz. Retrieved 28 January 2016. 

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