Puthiya Bruce Lee (English: The New Bruce Lee) is a 2018 Indian Tamil action and drama film written and directed by Mulaiyur A. Sonai on his directorial debut. The film stars a Bruce Lee look-alike actor named Bruce on his acting debut with another newcomer Raziya and Ashwanth Thilak in the lead roles. The film is considered as a Bruceploitation as it had the Bruce Lee imitator in the lead role who involved in martial arts related fight scenes for the film. The movie is centered on the legacy of Bruce Lee’s style of actions.
Bruce (himself) lives in a village area close to the mountain ranges with his mother. He acts as a single warrior when it comes to dealing with the crisis and other issues that his village faces and he single handedly manages to rescue his village from threats. Most of the people in the village also seek Bruce for assistance when they face problematic situations. On one day, his mother died from a fire accident which happened in his hut where he lived with his mother while his uncle Thennavan Duraisamy takes Bruce along with him to the Madurai city since his mother’s death. But the village people request Thennavan Duraisamy to send back Bruce again to their village to safeguard them. On the other hand, Bruce’s uncle faces some troubles over selling his real estate property to his friend due to the interruptions of a business person. The entire story revolves around the young man Bruce who come from a village to the city inorder to fight out for his uncle with his fighting skills to solve his uncle’s problem over the property.