Anil and Tina Ambani, Raj Thackeray visit Shabana Azmi in hospital

Updated: Jan 21, 2020, 18:36 | Sunny Rodricks
  • Anil Ambani

    In an unfortunate incident, on January 18, Bollywood actress Shabana Azmi met with a car accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. She was rushed to the MGM Hospital, Panvel and later shifted to Kokilaben Ambani hospital in Andheri, where she has been going under treatment.

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  • Anil Ambani

    While a host of Bollywood celebrities rushed to the hospital to inquire about her health, there were also a handful of Mumbai's well-known, politicians and industrialists who paid a visit to the ailing actress over the weekend. Among them was industrialist Anil Ambani.

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  • Anil Ambani

    In photo: Industrialist Anil Ambani arrives to meet Shabana Azmi at Kokilaben Ambani hospital.

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  • Tina Ambani

    On January 18, Azmi's car collided with a truck on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, near Khalapur toll plaza and she sustained injuries. Besides Azmi, her driver, Amlesh Yogendra Kamat, 38, also suffered injuries. The two were rescued by the highway police along with Roadway Patrolling and the Delta Force.

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  • Tina Ambani

    Industrialist Anil Ambani's wife Tina Ambani was also among the few noted celebrities who reached the hospital as they received the news of Azmi being injured. 

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  • Tina Ambani

    As per the FIR filed against actress Shabana Azmi's driver, the car met with an accident due to the negligence of the driver. The report stated: Due to rash driving by the driver, the car hit the moving truck on Mumbai-Pune Expressway, which resulted in the accident

    In photo: Nita Ambani leaves Kokilaben Ambani hospital after paying a visit to actress Shabana Azmi

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  • Chhagan Bhujbal

    A source close to Shabana Azmi said in an interview with mid-day, "Shabanaji is under observation. There are a few tests going on. She is conscious and stable and there isn't anything to worry about."

    In photo: NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal 

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  • Chhagan Bhujbal

    Bhujbal also paid a visit to the veteran actress. The 72-year-old politician was seen greeting shutterbugs as he arrived at the hospital to meet Shabana Azmi. 

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  • Raj Thackeray

    Actor, director and film producer Satish Kaushik, who is in constant touch with the family, and has been paying frequent visits to the hospital told IANS, "Shabanaji is under strict observation. But she is doing much much better than yesterday. Prayers for her speedy recovery."

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  • Raj Thackeray

    On Sunday, MNS chief Raj Thackeray too visited Kokilaben Ambani hospital to inquire about the health of the actress. Besides Raj, actress Swara Bhaskar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a host of celebrities prayed for the speedy recovery of the veteran actress.

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  • Raj Thackeray

    In photo: Raj Thackeray clicked at the premises of the Kokilaben Ambani hospital.

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Shabana Azmi met with an accident on January 18 on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. The actress is currently under observation at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Andheri. While a host of Bollywood celebrities paid a visit to the ailing actress, Mumbai personalities such as Anil Ambani, Tina Ambani, and politicians Chhagan Bhujbal and Raj Thackeray also visited the veteran actress over the weekend. (All pictures/Yogen Shah)