Shabana Azmi injured in road accident on Mumbai-Pune expressway, rushed to hospital

WION Web Team Mumbai, India Jan 18, 2020, 05.28 PM(IST)

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Shabana Azmi's car was hit by a truck from behind near Khalapur toll plaza at around 3:30 pm on Saturday.

Veteran Bollywood actress Shabana Azmi was injured in an accident which took place on Mumbai-Pune Express Highway on Saturday. 

According to reports, her car was hit by a truck from behind near Khalapur toll plaza at around 3:30 pm. 

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The driver of the Azmi's vehicle has also been injured in the accident. Both of them are admitted to the MGM Hospital in Panvel in Mumbai. Javed Akhtar was also present in the car, but he is safe, say reports.

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This comes a day after Shabana and her family celebrated her husband Javed Akhtar's 75th birthday on Friday.

The celebration took place at her house in Bandra, Mumbai. Many popular Bollywood stars were present on the occasion.