Kai from the K-pop group EXO will be enlisting for mandatory military service on May 11, according to his agency SM Entertainment.
Kai was reportedly preparing for EXO's comeback, which was scheduled for this year.
Many fans have expressed their understanding and support for Kai's decision to enlist in the military.
Kai is widely known for his exceptional dancing skills and performances, which have earned him recognition in the K-pop industry.
EXO is one of the most popular and successful K-pop groups in the industry, with a large following both in South Korea and internationally.
Military service is mandatory for all male citizens in South Korea, and idols and celebrities are no exception.
After completing his military service, Kai is expected to return to the entertainment industry and continue his music and acting career.