Oscar award winning Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman was in Benaras (Varanasi) to film a documentary titled “The Story of God”, based on the greatest religions of the world. Morgan Freeman is known for his performances in films like Street Smart, Driving Miss Daisy, The Shawshank Redemption, Invictus. He even featured in the ‘Dark Knight’ series.
For the Banaras shoot, Freeman focused on India’s major religion ‘Hinduism’, and also covered Buddhism.
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And did Morgan Freeman loved his stay in Banaras? Of course he did, as paer his tour operator. Freeman loved the boat ride across the Ganga and spent some hours on the ghats.