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The Namesake (2006)

TP 2006-09-02 (US) Drama 2h 2m
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Two Worlds. One Journey.

Overview

After moving from Calcutta to New York, members of the Ganguli family maintain a delicate balancing act between honoring the traditions of their native India and blending into American culture. Although parents Ashoke and Ashima are proud of the sacrifices they make to give their children opportunities, their son Gogol strives to forge his own identity without forgetting his heritage.

  1. Mira Nair

    Director

  2. Jhumpa Lahiri

    Novel

  3. Sooni Taraporevala

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Kal Penn

    Kal Penn

    Gogol / Nikhil

  2. Tabu

    Tabu

    Ashima Ganguli

  3. Irrfan Khan

    Irrfan Khan

    Ashoke Ganguli

  4. Jacinda Barrett

    Jacinda Barrett

    Maxine Ratliffe

  5. Zuleikha Robinson

    Zuleikha Robinson

    Moushumi Mazoomdar

  6. Ruma Guha Thakurta

    Ruma Guha Thakurta

    Ashoke's Mother

  7. Sabyasachi Chakraborty

    Sabyasachi Chakraborty

    Ashima's Father

  8. Sahira Nair

    Sonali Ganguli

  9. Supriya Choudhury

    Supriya Choudhury

    Ashima's Grandmother

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The Namesake
The Namesake

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $12,000,000.00

Revenue $20,354,321.00

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