Shabana Azmi accident: ‘She is much better and under strict observation,’ says Satish Kaushik | Bollywood Life

Shabana Azmi accident: ‘She is much better and under strict observation,’ says Satish Kaushik | Bollywood Life

Filmmaker Satish Kaushik says veteran actress Shabana Azmi, who was grievously injured in a road accident involving her car and a truck near Khalapur toll-plaza on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, is doing much better. Satish visited Shabana at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital (KDAH) in Andheri on Sunday. Satish told IANS: “Shabanaji is under strict observation. But she is doing much much better than yesterday. Prayers for her speedy recovery.”Related StoriesFIR registered against Shabana Azmi’s driver Amlesh Yogendra Kamat for rash drivingLegendary actress Shabana Azmi critically injured in a road accident on Mumbai-Pune ExpresswayShabana Azmi’s mom veteran actor Shaukat Azmi passes away; celebs offer condolencesShabana Azmi was grievously injured in a road accident involving her car and a truck, near Khalapur toll-plaza on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, the police said on Saturday. (Also read: FIR registered against Shabana Azmi’s driver Amlesh Yogendra Kamat for rash driving)She was rushed to the Mahatma Gandhi Mission Medical College and Hospital (MGM-MCH) at Kamothe, Navi Mumbai, for treatment and later shifted to the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital (KDAH) in Andheri for further medicare, said a top hospital official.He said the National Award winner was under treatment at the hospital for a few hours and later her family requested that they wanted to shift her to the KDAH, so she was given a discharge. She was shifted by an ambulance from Kamothe (Navi Mumbai) to Andheri.As per information, her car, in which her husband and National Award winning poet-lyricist Javed Akhtar was also travelling, rammed into a truck from behind on the highway on the Mumbai-Pune lane around 4.15 p.m., according to a highway patrol policeman, Babasaheb Chemate. Javed Akhtar was also in the car but did not suffer injuries.The injured actress was brought out of the car, kept on the road briefly, and later rushed to the MGM-MCH at Kamothe. (Also read: Legendary actress Shabana Azmi critically injured in a road accident on Mumbai-Pune Expressway)The 69-year-old actress underwent the initial tests and treatment to ascertain the extent of her injuries, and then shifted to KDAH in Mumbai.Shabana is the daughter of poet Kaifi Azmi, who also doubled as a lyricist in Bollywood, and actress Shaukat Kaifi. The Padma Shri awardee is best-known for her performances in films such as Ankur, Khandhar, Paar, Arth , Godmother, Swamiand Mandi, to name a few.Here are the entertainment newsmakers:Stay tuned to BL for more scoops and updates.ByIANSPublished: January 19, 2020 7:44 PM ISTFollow us onGoogle NewsJaved AkhtarSatish KaushikShabana Azmi Comments – Join the Discussion

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