Veteran actor Shabana Azmi who met with a car accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway in Maharashtra on Saturday afternoon is “stable” and is undergoing treatment at Kokilaben Ambani Hospital in suburban Andheri.
Her car driver Kamlesh Kamath also sustained minor injuries in the incident.
The accident occurred when her driver was apparently trying to overtake another vehicle when Azmi’s Tata Safari rammed into a truck near Khalapur, about 60 km from here in neighbouring Raigad district.
Azmi’s was initially taken to MGM Hospital but later shifted to Kokilaben Ambani Hospital in Mumbai.
Executive Director and CEO Dr Santosh Shetty at the Kokilaben Ambani Hospital said the actor’s health condition is “stable”.
“Azmi is recuperating. She is stable and under observation. No surgery, operation was performed during the night. She is undergoing medical treatment,” he said.
Azmi is known for her path-breaking roles in films like “Arth”, “Ankur”, “Paar”, “Masoom” and “Godmother”.