Famous actress Shabana Azmi has been seriously injured in a road accident on Saturday on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway in Maharashtra’s Raigad district. The actress is injured, currently she is hospitalized and undergoing through treatment.
The accident took place around 3:30PM near Khalapur, about 60kms from Mumbai, the car in which she was travelling was rammed by a truck from behind. The incident shows Shabana Azmi being helped out of the rear seats of thw, her face and eyes were swollen. Her husband Javed Akhtar was also travelling but he is safe.
The SUV was severely damaged, the bonnet of the car crumpled and the radiator and bonnet wrecked. Shabana Azmi and her driver were both injured in the car accident and were rushed to the MGM hospital in Panvel. Later on she has been shifted to multi-speciality hospital, Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai.
Highway police patrol team have rushed to investigate the accident site.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted on the accident, saying the news of her injury “is distressing”, adding that he prayed for a quick recovery.
She recently celebrated the 75th birthday of her husband Javed Akhtar.