Martial arts superstar Bruce Lee's legacy endures 50 years after his death

21 July 2023
2023-07-21 09:40

Thursday marks the 50th anniversary of the death of martial arts icon Bruce Lee.

His films remain popular around the world even half a century later. In Japan, commemorative screenings of Lee's works across the country have attracted both old fans as well as younger generations. 

Lee played in his films had something in common: a motivation to fight on behalf of weaker friends and family. His roles depicting him standing alone against powerful evil forces, as well as his well-trained body and skillful techniques, made him a hit with audiences around the world. 

In Egypt, where Lee is a beloved "hero of the common people," with a gym teaching Lee's martial arts is popular with many kinds of people, including women and children.

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