Renowned Bollywood actress Shabana Azmi was injured in a road accident involving her car near Khalapur on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. Actress Swara Bhasker took to Twitter to react on the horrifying news.
The actress who was also present at Javed Akhter's 75th birthday bash on Thursday, took to Twitter and wrote, "Shabana Azmi injured in road accident on Mumbai- Pune Expressway OMG! Praying so hard."
Shabana Azmi injured in road accident on Mumbai- Pune Expressway— Swara Bhasker (@ReallySwara) January 18, 2020
OMG! Praying so hard https://t.co/zV4XRo2pqH
Shabana Azmi was injured in a deadly road mishap on Saturday. 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 4.15 p.m. The injured actress was brought out of the car and admitted to a hospital in Navi Mumbai.
It is not immediately clear whether Akhtar was also injured, but another unidentified woman is reported to be seriously hurt.
Highway police patrol teams have rushed to investigate the accident site. Further details are awaited.
Meanwhile, the couple celebrated Javed Akhtar's 75th birthday with Bollywood celebrities and the internet is flooded with pictures from the party.
Inputs from IANS