The Death Of Bruce Lee: In the year 1973, martial arts superstar and director Bruce Lee Rose was touching new heights of fame. His next film ‘Enter the Dragon’ marked the first time a Chinese-American actor was in the lead role in a Hollywood film. Bruce Lee died under mysterious circumstances in Hong Kong at the age of 32, a month before the release of the blockbuster film that propelled him to new heights of worldwide stardom. Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award winner Lawrence Fishburne will be seen investigating this mystery on Bruce Lee’s 49th death anniversary. ‘The Death Of Bruce Lee’ will be broadcast on History TV18 on this Wednesday, July 20 at 9 pm.
That evening, he complained of a headache, took pain medication, went for a nap and never woke up again. The possibility of many rumors and conspiracies related to this sudden death of Bruce Lee shocked the world. It became the biggest news of that time. Bruce Lee’s official cause of death was given that he had an aspirin reaction, but his brother Robert Lee was not satisfied with this. Can this simple everyday drug end the life of an extraordinary person?
The show is probing every possibility to get to the bottom of the truth as to what lies behind the perpetual lull of Bruce Lee, world-renowned for his extraordinary power, speed and prowess. Is. From famous fights and challenges on film sets to fights with the people running Hong Kong’s underworld, this documentary brings to you the unique truths about the astonishing life of this fighter.
Watch the trailer of this documentary here.
If someone was behind Bruce Lee’s death, what was his motive and who was trying to harm him? The documentary reconstructs the events of that night and searches for the truth by examining their autopsy reports, toxicology reports and witnesses’ statements as well as unseen documents. The documentary also features interviews with people from the world of show business and underground mafia ranging from police officers, medical experts.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 18, 2022, 17:51 IST