Shabana Azmi accident: PM Narendra Modi wishes for actor's speedy recovery
New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday prayed for a speedy recovery of Bollywood actress Shabana Azmi who met with an accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway.
"The news of Shabana Azmi’s injury in an accident is distressing. I pray for her quick recovery", tweeted PM Modi.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also wished for a speedy recovery of the actress.
Taking to the micro-blogging site Twitter, the Chief Minister said, "Came to know abt Shabana Azmi ji’s accident. I pray to God for her fast recovery and good health."
Besides, Maharashtra Minister Ashok Chavan spoke to Medical Officers of MGM hospital in Panvel, where Azmi was taken initially.
"Spoken to Medical Officers of MGM hospital in Panvel on phone to enquire the health of @Javedakhtarjadu & @AzmiShabana. Praying for their speedy recovery," tweeted Chavan.
During the day, Shabana Azmi was seriously injured after a car in which she was traveling collided with a speeding truck on the Mumbai-Pune expressway.
She was rushed to the Mahatma Gandhi Mission Medical College & 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.
According to media reports, lyricist and music composer Javed Aktar was also traveling in the car but he is safe and has not received any major injuries.