Academy Award winning actor Morgan Freeman in Kathmandu
Academy Award winning actor Morgan Freeman is in Kathmandu. Freeman is in Nepal to shoot TV series ‘The Story of God’ for the National Geographic Channel. The visit has otherwise been kept low key with no information dispensed to the media.
According to the National Geographic Channel website, the TV series will try to understand the view of people across the world on religion, belief and God. Morgan, 81, was seen visiting at Jain Bhawan of Kamal Pokhari, former living goddess (Kumari), temples and former royal palace museums. The content of the episodes to be shot in Nepal has not been made public yet.
Freeman has acted in many acclaimed movies like Going in Style, Invictus, Street Smart, Glory, The Redemption, Bruce Almighty etc. Mr. Freeman is an American actor, producer, and narrator, who won an Academy Award in 2005 for Best Supporting Actor with Million Dollar Baby (2004), and he has received Oscar nominations for his performances in Street Smart (1987), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), The Shawshank Redemption (1994), and Invictus (2009).
The visit of such a high profile Hollywood actor is expected to help in promotion of national campaign of Visit Nepal 2020.
Morgan Freeman with Nepali socialworkers