Actor Shabana Azmi critically injured in road accident; husband Javed Akhtar escapes unhurt


Tejaswini Thote | Jan 18, 2020 19:08

Injured Shabana Azmi

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi (69) got critically injured in a major road accident on Mumbai-Pune Express in Raigad district on Saturday afternoon. Azmi, who was accompanied by husband Javed Akhtar, has been shifted to MGM hospital in Navi Mumbai for treatment. Azmi’s SUV car rammed into a truck near Khalapur.

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi (69) got critically injured in a major road accident on Mumbai-Pune Express in Raigad district on Saturday afternoon.
Damaged car of the actress

While the actress, who was returning back from Pune to Mumbai, sustained injuries, her husband escaped unhurt.

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi (69) got critically injured in a major road accident on Mumbai-Pune Express in Raigad district on Saturday afternoon.
Shabana Azmi

Apart from Azmi, her driver also sustained injuries, who is undergoing treatment in the same hospital (MGM) in Mumbai. The accident took place around 3:30 pm near Khalapur, about 60 kilometres from Mumbai, when the actress’ Tata Safari got rammed by a truck from behind.

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