At around 3.30 pm near Khalapur, over 60 km from Mumbai, the car in which she was traveling rammed into a truck, PTI said in a report.
She was rushed to MGM hospital in Navi Mumbai and is reportedly undergoing treatment.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal took to Twitter to pray for a speedy recovery of the veteran actress.
The news of @AzmiShabana Ji’s injury in an accident is distressing. I pray for her quick recovery.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1579358562000
Came to know abt Shabana Azmi ji’s accident. I pray to God for her fast recovery and good health.— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) 1579351732000
Heard the news about the accident. Wishing @AzmiShabana Ji a speedy recovery— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) 1579351768000
If reports are to be believed, an FIR has been registered against Shabana Azmi's driver for 'rash driving'.
After the news of the tragedy started trickling in, several netizens took to Twitter and sent out thoughts and prayers for Azmi's well-being.
My Prayers for Fastest recovery of Shabana Azmi ji, who is seriously injured today in a road accident on Mumbai-Pun… https://t.co/Dj3co8F41S— RJ ALOK (@OYERJALOK) 1579348086000
Hope for a speedy recovery.take care #ShabanaAzmi https://t.co/nzss84r45E— Irfat khan (@IrfatK) 1579347974000
#ShabanaAzmi seriously injured in a car accident !! Praying for her speedy recovery 🙏🙏🙏 https://t.co/imeoNlVUvu— Pratibha Mishra (@MishrraPratibha) 1579348950000
Dear #ShabanaAzmi we may have different opinions on most of the issues I don't like you at all, But I pray for you… https://t.co/TP6lDMAc3S— Sushil Sancheti 🇮🇳 (@SushilSancheti9) 1579348169000
Wishing #ShabanaAzmi a speedy recovery. She has the entire country's prayers. @ZoomTV @timesofindia @filmfare… https://t.co/nv5jNo5Agf— Rachna Burman (@rachnaburman) 1579347862000
If reports are to be believed, lyricist and music composer Javed Akhtar was also in the car but he is safe.
Here's wishing Shabana Azmi a speedy recovery.
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14 Comments on this Story
Talath Fathima Shuja205 days ago
May the Almighty grant her speedy recovery. Get well soon maam
Arun 205 days ago
Thousands of Indians die or are injured in accidents all over India. What's the big deal about this anti national's accident ?
H K Doshi205 days ago
Is. Rahul Gandhi has expressed good wish?