Veteran Bollywood actress Shabana Azmi has met with an accident on the Mumbai-Pune Express Highway on Saturday afternoon and critically injured. Yesterday, she enjoyed her husband Javed Akhtar’s birthday bash in a retro style and today she met with an accident.
As per the reports, in her car, she was with husband Javed Akhtar, dashed against a truck on the highway towards Pune at around 3.30 pm near Khalapur, over 60 km from Mumbai. According to ANI, Javed Akhtar, who was also present is safe, but there was one more person in the car an unidentified woman is reported to be seriously injured in the accident.
The Raigad Police have even issued an official statement on ACCIDENT. It reads as
“Shabana Azmi and her driver was injured in an accident near Khalapur on Pune-Mumbai Expressway. While they were driving from Pune to Mumbai their vehicle hit by a truck on the expressway. Javed Akhtar was also present in the car who is safe. Both the injured have been shifted to MGM Hospital.”
Shabana was sitting next to the driver and has got minor injuries on her face including neck and chin and near the eye.
Raigad Police: Actor Shabana Azmi&her driver got injured in accident near Kahalpur on Mumbai-Pune Expressway. Javed Akhtar was also present in the car, but he is safe. Their vehicle was hit by a truck while they were travelling from Pune to Mumbai. Injured shifted to MGM Hospital https://t.co/bezuNWvUTa pic.twitter.com/8YWtZoEUSF
— ANI (@ANI) January 18, 2020