Chinese action star Jet Li smiles as he speaks to reporters on January 25, 2011, at the 21st Iave World Volunteer Conference, in Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore. Chinese kungfu star Jet Li publicly confirmed that he had become a Singaporean citizen, saying he wanted his children to receive a bilingual education in the city-state. AFP PHOTO Simin WANG

Stuntman Liu Kun was a double for Jet Li during filming for ‘The Expendables 2’ in Bulgaria in 2011. — AFP picHONG KONG, Aug 9 — Jet Li has donated HK$5.8 million (RM3.17 million) to the family of his stunt double, Liu Kun, who was killed on the set of The Expendables 2 in 2011.
While there has been no official comment, Hong Kong entertainment sites reported that the martial arts star had intended for the donation to remain a private one.
It is unclear when the donation was made, but the news comes after Liu’s parents, Liu Zong Yu Liu and Bai Yan Mei, were awarded a meagre HK$195,000 after a protracted court battle lasting four years.
They had filed a wrongful death lawsuit in 2012 against Millennium Films and the movie’s stunt coordinator, following their son’s death in October 2011.
The 26-year-old stuntman, who came from Shangxi …