Mumbai: Actress Shabana Azmi (69) was seriously injured in a road accident on Saturday. Her car was hit by a truck on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. The actress has suffered head and arm injuries. Javed Akhtar was also with her in the car, but he is not hurt. Shabana has been admitted to MGM Hospital in Navi Mumbai. Her condition is currently out of danger.
According to Raigad SP Anil Paraskar, the accident took place at Khalapur toll block, around 60 km from Mumbai at 3:30 pm. Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar were on their way to Mumbai from Pune.
Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar: Shabana Azmi’s husband Javed is also a well-known name in the world of writing and the film world. Shabana Azmi created her new identity as an active social worker and she continues to do such work. She played a key role in spreading AIDS awareness. She was nominated to the Rajya Sabha in 1997.