Honorary God Morgan Freeman in Varanasi to shoot The Story of God

  • PTI, Varanasi
  • Updated: Nov 06, 2015 18:37 IST
Morgan Freeman as God in Bruce Almightly.

Veteran Hollywood star famous for his portrayals of God, Morgan Freeman was in the holy city of Varansi to shoot a documentary.

The 78-year-old Oscar-winning actor was filming Nat Geo’s The Story of God series, an expansive documentary that explores the quest of human being to understand the divine.

The Shawshank Redemption star shot the portions of the project with the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje and also interviewed him on Thursday.

Wearing a blue kurta, comfort fit bottoms and a white hat, Freeman was spotted shooting at Vajra Vidya Sansthan and in Sarnath.

The Story of God follows Freeman as he goes on an exploration and intimate reflection on God, immersing himself in religious experiences around the globe.

Apart from serving as the host, the actor is also executive producing the series. The Story of God is slated to air in 2016.

Morgan Freeman voiced Vitruvius AKA Lego God in The Lego Movie. (Warner Bros.)

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