Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Quiz of the Day - 5 June 2012

A poster of The Big Boss.
Lee is delivering a flying kick.
Bruce Lee has been one of the heroes that a kid in my time looked up to. I was no different. So, tribute question on Lee for today's daily quiz.
When Bruce Lee's sudden death left a void in the martial art film industry of Hong Kong, many studios feared that a movie without their most famous star in it would not be financially successful. So some studios in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan decided to play on Lee's sudden international fame by making movies that vaguely sounded like Bruce Lee starring vehicles, with actors who looked like Lee changing their stage names to sound similar to "Bruce Lee", such as Bruce Li and Bruce Le.
How is this cultural phenomenon known as?
Please send in your answer to shovon76[at]gmail[dot]com.
The answer and the names of the person with the right answer will be published tomorrow.
gap shovon chakraborty
Answer: The answer is "Bruceploitation". The word is a portmanteau of the name "Bruce" and exploitation.
Unfortunately, nobody came up with the right answer to this question.

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