Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar\n\n\n\nAcclaimed Indian actress Shabana Azmi has been seriously injured after her SUV rammed a truck from behind on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway on Saturday afternoon. \n\n\n\nJaved Akthar, Shabana Azmi's husband who was also there in the car during the time of the accident did not suffer any injuries. \n\n\n\nEyewitnesses revealed that the impact was so powerful, and the front passenger side of the SUV was completely destroyed. The pictures also showed minor injuries to the back of the truck.\n\n\n\nPhotos from the accident spot show Shabana Azmi's car completely destroyed with crumpled bonnet and radiator. \n\n\n\nSoon after the accident, Shabana Azmi was rushed to the MGM hospital in Navi Mumbai. She is now under treatment, and an update regarding her current health condition will be revealed in the medical bulletin which will be issued in the coming hours. \n\n\n\nInitial reports suggested that she did not have any major visible injuries. However, pictures of her on social media showed a visibly shaken Azmi being laid down on the road.\n\n\n\nAzmi and her husband have been active on social issues, besides being noted actors\/celebrities. The two have represented the progressive, Muslim voice in India's political discourse.\n\n\n\nShabana Azmi, daughter of Urdu poet Kaifi Azmi, made her debut in 1974, and soon she emerged as a leading actress in 'parallel cinema'' that played a crucial role in shaping a new wave in Bollywood. \n\n\n\nAzmi has won the National Award five times, and she was honored with Padma Shri in 1998.