Shabana Azmi, her driver injured in a road accident


Noted cine artists Shabana Azmi and lyric writer Javed Akhtar were seriously injured in a road accident on Pune-Mumbai highway today.

According to the initial reports,  the accident occurred around 3.30 pm when the car in which the wife and husband were travelling hit a truck near Rayaghad 60 km from Panvel Mumbai resulting in injuries to Shabana and her driver.

Both were rushed to the MJM hospital in Mumbai for treatment where doctors said the condition of both Shabana and her car driver is stable.


However, Police said that Shabana’s husband Javed escaped unhurt as he was coming in another car behind. No sooner the news spread, her fans began to pray for her speedy recovery on social media.