08 January 2014 15:15 | By Amy Chatterton, Entertainment editor
Stars pay tribute to Run Run Shaw

From movie stars to directors, tributes have flooded in for the man they call the Godfather of Kung Fu movies.

Run Run Shaw (© AP)
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Hong Kong film tycoon Run Run Shaw recently passed away at his home, which was announced by, Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB), the company he founded . The movie mogul, who was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1977, will be remembered for his achievements in the Entertainment industry -  launching the careers of some of Asia's biggest stars like Chow Yun-Fatt, inspiring Hollywood directors like Quentin Tarantino, and popularizing the kung fu genre around the world.

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