Shabana Azmi hurt in road accident
Veteran Bollywood actress Shabana Azmi has met with an accident on the Mumbai-Pune Express Highway on Saturday afternoon and as per reports she is critically injured.
As per preliminary information, her car, in which her husband and noted lyricist Javed Akhtar was also travelling, 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 another unidentified woman is reported to be seriously injured in the accident. The Raigad Police have even issued an official statement regarding the 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."