Bollywood actress Shabana Azmi seriously injured in vehicle accident

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The publication also reported that Shabana's brother has left for the hospital while her husband Javed Akhtar, who was also sitting in the vehicle, wasn't injured and is already at the hospital.

Azmi was returning to Mumbai from Pune in a Tata Safari auto when her driver overtook the vehicle ahead of him from the left-most lane and crashed into a truck.

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi was injured after the SUV she was in crashed into a truck on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway this afternoon, the police said. She is in the ICU but all the scan reports are positive. A photo showed the hood of the auto crumpled and the radiator wrecked. The hospital has witnessed a steady stream of celebs since she was shifted from Panvel's MGM hospital.


Azmi was rushed to MGM Hospital in Navi Mumbai and was said to be out of danger, said a police official.

In the meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the news of injury to film actress Shabana Azmi in an accident is distressing.

Azmi, who is known for her stellar performances in classics like Arth, Khandhar and Mandi, is the daughter of famous Urdu poet Kaifi Azmi. She was last seen in 2017's The Black Prince. She had injuries to the right side of her face and was bleeding, he said.

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