It has been more than 40 years since Bruce Lee, the so-called king of Kung Fu, died.

However, Bruce Lee remains an inspiration for many martial arts enthusiasts around the world, including a young fighter in Afghanistan.

Abas Ali Zada wants to be a role model for other young Afghans and a symbol of hope for his country. However, his rising local fame has brought him death threats from people seemingly jealous of his popularity.

Al Jazeera’s Charles Stratford reports Kabul.