DP NEWS (TALAT A. SHAH) Well-known Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman attended a majlis of Ashura (mourning ceremony for Imam Hussain) on the Al-Khoei Basis mosque in Queen s Park, London.
He was within the majlis whereas filming documentary ‘The Story of God with Morgan Freeman’ for Nationwide Geographic.
The documentary premiered final April and mentioned to discover totally different cultures and religions to uncover the which means of life.
Photos of the actor sitting cross-legged on the ground among the many worshippers went viral on social media.
To mark Ashura, 1000’s of Muslims marched in direction of Oxford road carrying flags and placards with messages Terrorism is non-Islamic and British Muslims condemn ALL acts of terrorism.
The attendees whereas denouncing terrorism chanted slogans in opposition to it.
Morgan Freeman is an American actor, producer and narrator. Freeman received an Academy Award in 2005 for Greatest Supporting Actor with Million Greenback Child (2004), and he has obtained Oscar nominations for his performances in Avenue Good (1987), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), The Shawshank Redemption (1994) and Invictus (2009). He has additionally received a Golden Globe Award and a Display screen Actors Guild Award.
Imam Hussein (the grandson of Prophet Muhammad) and his companions have been martyred on Ashura, the 10th day of Muharram (Lunar month), which falls on 12th October 2016 this yr. Muharram ceremonies symbolize the everlasting and unwavering stance of fact in opposition to falsehood and humanity’s wrestle in opposition to tyranny, the trigger for which Imam Hussein was martyred.