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Shabana Azmi's car rams into a truck, actress stable now (VIDEO)

Shabana Azmi was shifted to Kokilaben Hospital from MGM Hospital Panvel. The veteran actress is stable now. She has been kept under observation.

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New Delhi Updated on: January 18, 2020 23:50 IST
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Shabana Azmi was rushed to the hospital

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi's car rammed into a truck at Bombay-Pune Highway near Khalapur toll plaza in Maharashtra's Raigad district. The veteran actress has been grievously injured in the accident. The incident took place around 3.30 pm near Khalapur, over 60 km from Mumbai,  said Raigad Superintendent of Police Anil Paraskar. Her lyricist husband Javed Akhtar was behind her in another car. The actress who was initially admitted to MGM Hospital Panvel was later shifted to Kokilaben Hospital. 

We have taken x-rays, a CT scan, ultrasound and conducted other tests on her. She has suffered injuries to her head, neck and cervical spine, face and right eye. She was conscious and speaking and her vital parameters were normal. There are no abdominal injuries," MGM-MCH Medical Superintendent (Lt.Gen.) K.R. Salgotra told IANS.

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Shabana Azmi was later shifted to Kokilaben Hospital

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Her car rammed into a truck

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Shabana Azmi seriously injured in a car accident

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Shabana Azmi was rushed to hospital

As soon she was shifted to Kokilaben Hospital, Farhan Akhtar, Shibani Dandekar, Zoya Akhtar and other members of the film fraternity arrived at the hospital to see her. See pictures here.

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Farhan Akhtar arrives at Kokilaben hospital

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Javed Akhtar at hospital

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Zoya Akhtar and Shibani Dandekar rush to meet Shabana Azmi

PM Modi, Lata Mangeshkar and other celebrities pray for Shabana Azmi's speedy recovery

Bollywood actress Swara Bhasker took to Twitter to pray for speedy recovery and good health of the actress. ''Shabana Azmi injured in road accident on Mumbai- Pune Expressway OMG! Praying so hard,'' she tweeted.

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta also prayed for the veteran actress' good health and also urged concerned authorities to take stringent action against rash driving.

"Praying for your speedy recovery! @AzmiShabana Very unfortunate! #ShabanaAzmi," Nora Fatehi tweeted.

Last night, Shabana Azmi, Farhan Akhtar celebrated Javed Akhtar's 75th birthday. Bollywood stars such as Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Arjun Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit among others attended the birthday party. On his 75th birthday eve, the family even hosted a theme bash for the veteran poet-lyricist. Check out the photos below:

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Bollywood celebrities at Javed Akhtar's birthday bash

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Farhan Akhtar with Shabana Azmi

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AR Rahman with his wife and Shabana Azmi

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Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan at Javed Akhtar’s 75th birthday celebrations

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Javed Akhtar's theme birthday bash

The actress even shared a glimpse of the birthday celebration with a video on Twitter. In the clip, Javed Akhtar can be seen blowing candles and cutting the cakes with his friends and family members.

Anil Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar, Aamir Khan and others at theme bash on Javed Akhtar's birthday

Shah Rukh-Gauri Khan, Deepika, Katrina Kaif and others attend Javed Akhtar’s 75th birthday party


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