Azmi was in conversation wth Atika Farooqui, herself a poet and TV anchor, about her work in film and the influences that shaped her life.
Her husband, veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar, was also in the vehicle but he escaped unhurt.
Driver Kamlesh Kamath, who sustained minor injuries in the incident, was apparently trying to overtake another vehicle when Azmi's Tata Safari car rammed into a truck.
Her husband and lyricist Javed Akhtar, who was traveling with her, escaped unhurt.
Members of the Muslim community who signed the statement include Islamic scholars, social activists, lawyers, journalists, businessmen, poets among others.
She was buried at the Sunni Kabristan in Versova suburbs at 4:30 pm, three rows away from her husband Kaifi Azmi, a famous Urdu poet and film lyricist.
Kaifi's son-in-law, veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar, confirmed the news of the death of the theatre and film actor.
Shabana Azmi wants Indian film industry to boycott the 48th International Film Festival of India in Goa to protest against the threats to the creators and casts of Padmavati.
Ajay Devgn admitted that he had left the sets because Kapil Sharma hadn't arrived, but said he doesn't know the reason behind the comedian's absence from the shoot that day.
The two veterans exchanged tweets on Eid.