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Mamata Banerjee, PM Modi tweet for Shabana Azmi's well-being; Anil Kapoor, Tabu visit her in hospital

The actress is reportedly undergoing treatment​.

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Last Updated: Jan 19, 2020, 11.09 AM IST
Shabana Azmi injured in road accident on Mumbai-Pune Expressway
Shabana Azmi injured in road accident on Mumbai-Pune Expressway
Veteran actress Shabana Azmi was seriously injured in an accident at Mumbai-Pune expressway. The accident took place on Saturday afternoon in Maharashtra's Raigad district.

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.

Several Bollywood celebrities including Anil Kapoor, actress Tabu and industrialist Anil Ambani were spotted outside Kokilaben hospital where the actress is hospitalised.

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.

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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28 Aug, 2018
Women empowerment doesn’t just mean gender equality. It is also about having the authority and power to do something and becoming aware of one’s rights and privileges as well as the ability to control one’s life in a more meaningful and fulfilling way. The Times Power Women – West India 2018, held at The Sofitel, powered by Vinay Aranha, celebrated such women who have brought about positive changes in society. The event was graced by chief guest Amruta Fadnavis, actor Shabana Azmi, celebrity entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty, Masaba Gupta and more. The event had Landmark cars as the auto partner, Maison des Perfumes as gifting partner and Horra as accessories partner. In pic: Parle Agro's Schauna Chauhan (L) and actress Shabana Azmi (R).

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