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

The award has been instituted in the memory of Kunwar Viyogi’s wife Mrs Prem Jamwal, an economics graduate, a graceful hostess, a painter and an excellent stage performer. She is the youngest daughter of Joint Commissioner Hira Singh and niece of a national hero, Martyr Brigadier Rajender Singh.

Theatre director Arushi Thakur was the recipient of the first Prem Jamwal Young Talent/ 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.