Shabana Azmi injured in accident on Mumbai-Pune Expressway
Some reports say that her husband, lyricist Javed Akhtar, was also present along with her in the car.
Veteran actor Shabana Azmi was injured in an accident on Saturday on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway in Maharashtra's Raigad district.
The incident took place around 3.30 pm near Khalapur, over 60 km from Mumbai. The car in which she was traveling rammed into a truck, said Raigad Superintendent of Police Anil Paraskar.
She was rushed to MGM hospital in Navi Mumbai and was undergoing treatment, he said. Some reports say that her husband, lyricist Javed Akhtar, was also present along with her in the car.
Following the news about the accident, people took to Twitter to wish her a speedy recovery:
— Umesh Shukla (@iamumeshshukla) January 18, 2020
— Musa (@Musa46452549) January 18, 2020
Prayers for Shabana ji.— Rana Safvi رعنا राना (@iamrana) January 18, 2020
Lots of prayers for her recovery. Please pray everyone
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— Save India (@SaveInd56523698) January 18, 2020
Shabana and his family celebrated his husband Javed Akhtar's 75th birthday on Friday. The celebration -- a retro theme bash -- was attended by the who's who of Bollywood and business world.
Invited at the party were, Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao, Shabana Azmi, Farhan Akhtar, Shibani Dandekar, Zoya Akhtar, Manish Malhotra, Boney Kapoor, Divya Dutta, Satish Kaushik, Kriti Sanon, Anil Kapoor, Urmila Matondkar, Nandita Das and many others.
Aamir Khan too attended the event along with her wife Kiran Rao.