Urmila Award

The ‘Urmila Award’ was instituted on the 8th August 2020 by Inner Search Foundation.

The Urmila Award is instituted in memory of the late Mrs Urmila Kapoor, mother of Shri Pawan Kapoor, the founder of the Inner Search Foundation.

The objective of this award is to recognize and encourage creativity and excellence in the field of Light Music (vocal) which includes Bhajans, Ghazals and any other Hindi songs. It aims at encouraging and supporting individuals and/or groups who may be pursuing vocal music. This is an annual award.  The Award may have different theme every year.


Urmila Award 2021

Invitation to applications for 2021 Award are opened on 15th August 2020. The last date of submission will be 15th December 2020. View more details here

Theme of ‘Urmila’ Award 2021:

Urmila Award 2021 is based on bhajans of Music Album – ‘Adhyatma Path’ published by Inner Search Foundation in March 2020 and released on ISF Group YouTube channel. The album is a collection of six bhajans.

Listen to the Album here


Inner Search Foundation

View the award theme here.

Participate in the competition by recording your voice and sending your entry to: