Celebrated Chinese science fiction and wuxia novelist Ni Kuang died in Hong Kong on June 3, in accordance with a South China Morning Post report. He was 87.
In a prolific profession that started within the early Sixties, the Shanghai-born Ni Kuang labored his approach up as a author within the Hong Kong scene. He specialised in martial arts and science fiction writing, persistently cross-pollinating each worlds. His groundbreaking works, which began a pattern of writing throughout genres in Hong Kong first gained an viewers via native newspapers, earlier than attracting followers world wide.
Ni Kuang wrote among the most beloved Chinese novels of the previous 60 years, together with greater than 140 belonging to the massively widespread New Adventures Of Wisely collection, which was first printed in 1963. His Wisely novels have been extensively tailored for the large and small display. Ni Kuang’s creation Wisely, an journey novelist, stored readers coming again with a collection of outer house missions and encounters with mysterious beings and aliens.
Dr Yuen was additionally one other widespread novel collection from Ni Kuang, who additionally had a profitable profession as a scriptwriter.
As a multi-talented author, Ni Kuang additionally penned greater than 300 screenplays, together with works for the Shaw Brothers movie studio spanning the Sixties to early Eighties.