Mumbai, January 18: Hours after Bollywood actress Shabana Azmi met with an accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, Twitter trolls and several users started to speak ill of the injured actor, instead of wishing her a speedy recovery. Multiple tweets brought the actor's political affiliations into the picture, when there was absolutely no need or connection with the matter at hand. A few fell to the extent of tweeting that the actress is no more and started trending 'Karma' hashtag. Disgusted by the tweets, several prominent personalities and Twitter users rose to the occasion to pin down those wishing ill of the actor. Shabana Azmi Car Accident: Lata Mangeshkar, Neena Gupta, Arvind Kejriwal Wish the Veteran Actress a Speedy Recovery.

They said that at this hour, political or other considerations should not come in the way of 'humanity' and the actor's well-being is paramount. However, number of offensive and insensitive tweets about the actor continued to pour in on Twitter. Shabana Azmi Health Update: Veteran Actress is Stable, To be Moved to Ambani Hospital in Mumbai.

The Disturbing Karma Tweet


Outrageous 'Karma' Tweets


Derogatory Tweet

Disparaging 'Karma' Tweets

However, Few Sensible People Stood Up and Urged People to Stop Hate Messages

Standing With Shabana

Picture From the Accident Spot

Azmi was rushed to MGM Hospital after she met with a road accident on the Mumbai-Pune expressway. The incident took place near Khalapur when the car in which she was travelling was hit by a truck. The 69-year-old was also accompanied by her husband and renowned lyricist Javed Akhtar, who escaped from any major injuries. Azmi’s spokesperson said the actor was undergoing a check-up. “She is fine, nothing to worry about,” the spokesperson added.

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