‘Bruce Lee of Afghanistan’ to Visit Hong Kong, Performing in a Hollywood Movies

‘Bruce Lee of Afghanistan’ to Visit Hong Kong, Performing in a Hollywood Movies

Abbas Alizada known as the “Bruce Lee of Afghanistan” fled the Taliban regime, dreamed of visiting Hong Kong city, and start performing in a hollywood movies.


His look-alike to Hong Kong-born Bruce Lee and his love for martial arts convinced him to put his energy and time into this sport. He aspired to become the Bruce Lee of Afghanistan and perform in movies in Hollywood and elsewhere.



In 2014, Alizada shot to social media fame after his photos were circulated on Facebook. His striking resemblance to Lee did not go unnoticed. He then gained popularity as the Afghan Bruce Lee.


Alizada’s London-based lawyer Mahtab Aziz and a British charity organization helped Alizada and his family flee the war-torn country.


Alizada is being trained by Samuel Kwok, the Hong Kong-born, UK-based martial arts master taught by Ip Chun, the eldest son of Ip Man who taught Bruce Lee. Alizada’s manager, Hongkonger Howard Lee is seeking financial sponsorship to bring Alizada to Hong Kong, the city where Bruce Lee spent most of his life and died there in 1973 aged just 32.


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‘Bruce Lee of Afghanistan’ to Visit Hong Kong, Performing in a Hollywood Movies

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