Artistic Endeavours

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Prem Jamwal Youth Art Innovation Award

Prem Jamwal Youth Art Innovation Award is instituted in the memory of Kunwar Viyogi’s wife Mrs. Prem Jamwal, an economics graduate, a par excellent painter and a stage performer. Mrs. Jamwal was the youngest daughter of Joint Commissioner Hira Singh and niece of a national hero, Martyr Brigadier Rajender Singh.

Kunwar Viyogi Memorial Trust instituted the Innovation Award for unique cross-artform creative interpretation, to widen cultural reach and relevance to the younger generation.

The award is presented for creative interpretation of unique world literature and art forms, aimed at widening the cultural reach and relevance for the younger generation. The award endeavors to encourage the youth in fulfilling their creative pursuits, while at the same time providing them with a platform so as to help them showcase their talent worldwide.

At the Trust’s annual fest, Kunwar Viyogi Utsav 2018, Shreyasi Gopinath bagged the award for her awe-striking performance whilst displaying a unique confluence of Dogri and Bharatnatyam.

Kunwar Viyogi Utsav 2017, organized by the Trust in September, very talented Kathak dancer, Sanchita Abrol, won the award for her performance entitled ‘Ghar; Ek Prem ki Gagar’.

Theatre director Aarushi Thakur was the recipient of the first Prem Jamwal Young Art Innovation Award for staging the Hindi adaptation of one of Shakespeare’s popular English play ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at the 2016 Kunwar Viyogi Utsav.

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Kunwar Viyogi Shaurya Kala Samman

Kunwar Viyogi Shaurya Kala Samman” has been instituted to celebrate the creative talent in the armed forces for excellence in Art, Literature and Culture, in memory of the Soldier Poet, Sahitya Akademi Awardee, Group Captain Randhir Singh is popularly known as Kunwar Viyogi.

The award also honours brave soldiers, serving, retired or posthumous to show gratitude towards the Nations’ Brave for their selfless service to the country.

This year Kunwar Viyogi Memorial Trust honours Major General GD Bakshi AVSM, VSM, with the Kumwar Viyogi Shaurya Kala Samman 2019 for his contribution to Literature, Media and Distinguished Service in the Indian Armed Forces.

Maj. Gen. G.D. Bakshi receiving
Kunwar Viyogi Shaurya Kala Samman

Major General G.D. Bakshi is one of India’s foremost defence analysts, military historians, and Vedic philosophers, with several celebrated titles under his name including Bose: An Indian Samurai, The Rise of Indian Military Power and Shaman: Roots of the Rig Veda. He is also a poet, with notable works including Dances With The Cranes and Freedom is an Eagle: Poems from an Outpost. Major General Bakshi has developed documentaries on India’s most pivotal battles and war heroes in an effort to promote and preserve the stories and service of the nation’s brave warriors. As a regular broadcaster, he promotes the viewpoint of the Indian military on multiple TV platforms and on the national and international conference circuit.
Kunwar Viyogi Shaurya Kala Samman has been instituted to celebrate the creative talent in the armed forces for excellence in Art, Literature and Culture, in memory of the Soldier Poet, Sahitya Akademi Awardee, Group Captain Randhir Singh is popularly known as Kunwar Viyogi.

Contribution to the Arts –
Major General G.D. Bakshi is one of India’s foremost defence analysts, military historians, and Vedic philosophers, with several celebrated titles under his name including Bose: An Indian Samurai, The Rise of Indian Military Power and Shaman: Roots of the Rig Veda. He is also a poet, with notable works including Dances With The Cranes and Freedom is an Eagle: Poems from an Outpost. Major General Bakshi has developed documentaries on India’s most pivotal battles and war heroes in an effort to promote and preserve the stories and service of the nation’s brave warriors. As a regular broadcaster, he promotes the viewpoint of the Indian military on multiple TV platforms and on the national and international conference circuit.

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