Shabana Azmi back home, posts first photo since accident

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The 69-year-old actor suffered head injuries when her car met with an accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway on January 18

Shabana Azmi was discharged from Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in suburban Andheri, Mumbai, 12 days after her accident. (Photo | Instagram)

Mumbai: Noted actor Shabana Azmi, who was injured in an accident last month, on Saturday said that she is back home now and thanked her fans for praying for her speedy recovery.

 The 69-year-old actor suffered head injuries when her car met with an accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway on January 18. Her husband, veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar, was also there in the vehicle but escaped unhurt.

The actor and her driver Kamlesh Kamath were taken to the MGM hospital in Navi Mumbai and later shifted to the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in suburban Andheri the same day.

"Thank you all for your prayers and wishes for my recovery. I'm back home now," Azmi wrote on Twitter alongside a post-recovery photo of herself.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Thank you all for your prayers and wishes for my <a href="https://t.co/A21IxD7Usd">https://t.co/A21IxD7Usd</a> back home now Thank you <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Tina?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Tina</a> Ambani and Kokilaben Ambani hospital for the sterling care provided by the doctors team and the nursing staff. Im indebted and grateful🙏 <a href="https://t.co/6a1PWsGKnn">pic.twitter.com/6a1PWsGKnn</a></p>&mdash; Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) <a href="https://twitter.com/AzmiShabana/status/1223522627827818498?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 1, 2020</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

Azmi's driver has been booked for rash driving and negligence.

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